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Random Food of the Day

A selection of Japanese adult beverages Advertisements

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Random Food of the Day

What could be more random than a bottle of sake wrapped in a piece of newspaper? It turned out to be pretty good.

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 5: Hida-Furukawa

I am convinced that everyone has at least one interest for which they will abandon all rational thought in their efforts to pursue. One of mine is woodworking and the associated tools, and when I first found out that I … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 3: Kashiwazaki

Kashiwazaki was an unknown to me before this trip, and I decided to make it a stopping point purely on the basis that I wanted to stay on the Sea of Japan coast, be close enough to Takayama to be … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 2: Shinagawa to Kashiwazaki

Early on Saturday morning I grabbed my pack and walked to Shinagawa. The first stage of the route was the usual ride on any of the frequent Tokyo commuter trains to Ueno. Once there, I found the train bound for … Continue reading

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