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Nippon in a Nutshell

I have to admit that when I was in Norway several years ago with far more time than money and encountered ads for a “Norway in a Nutshell” tour on my last day there I was appalled. How could anyone … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 8: Looking back

I set off to make good use of an unexpected string of days off and see some of Japan that is usually not seen by those focused on going from A to B, and I feel that I succeeded in … Continue reading

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