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Travel’s Serendipitous Surprises

Often (sometimes multiple times a day) something unexpected and special takes me by surprise when traveling through Japan. Out of curiosity, I’d gone to Jizo Dori mainly to check out the “Harajuku for grandmothers” and “aka pantsu.” Both were much … Continue reading

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Rikugien: the garden of waka poetry

This strolling garden is renowned as “the garden of Japanese waka poetry” with 88 views described in ancient anthologies of poems. Continue reading

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