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Hand Feeding Deer in Nara Park

Hand Feeding Deer in Nara Park

  Local authorities estimate there are more than 1,200 sika deer in Nara. They’re so loved they’ve been designated a national treasure. They can be found in the heart of…

Cute Coffee in Kobe

Cute Coffee in Kobe

  Being one of the first ports in Japan to open up to the outside world, Kobe is one of Japan’s most cosmopolitan cities. It has a well-deserved reputation for…

Wot!? No e-book readers?

Wot!? No e-book readers?

  An Insatiable Appetite The Japanese are well-known for their insatiable appetite for reading; whether it be newspapers, manga, an infinite variety of specialist magazines or novels. Everywhere you go,…

Tokyo Night View 4am The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Tokyo Street View 4am

  This was the view from our room on the 10th floor of the Hotel Arietta near Gotanda, Tokyo at 4am one day late in May. I had one of…