The Death of a Japanese Countryside Festival

A Closer Look at the ‘My Year in Japan’ Genre

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In Japan, the most important rule for language translation is often broken

Kitagi Island in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea now has a rock museum highlighting the island’s storied past published an excerpt from my book on etiquette–Tips for eating and drinking in Japan

Minpaku law could leave tourists to Japan without beds

Public Policy Must Change for Entrepreneurship to Flourish

Chichibu: Shinto, Shugendo and Mt. Buko

Why Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ is so popular in Japan

What Tokyo 2020 Can Learn from Pyeongchang Olympics

The Right Way to Revitalize the Seto Inland Sea, Japan

Kyoto’s Kibune-Kurama hike and food for the soul

Why Japan’s stone mining won’t attract foreign tourists

Revitalizing an old Edo Period town on Japan’s Sanyo Road

Cycling and eating across Japan’s Seto Inland Sea islands on the Shimanami Kaido

Business card etiquette in Japan

Eating Sanuki Udon along the Shikoku Pilgrimage

Alex Kerr and the Golden Era of foreigners in Japan