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Kyoto: The Japanese Neverland
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Kyoto: The Japanese Neverland

Not long ago I wandered wide-eyed through the glory that is Kyoto. The ultra-modern Kyoto station gives way to an incomprehensible density of temples and shrines. It makes it feel like the steel and concrete city fell away, as if it never sprouted in the first place. Kyoto, I learned, […]

Japan In Pictures
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Japan In Pictures

By Jon Wick To see more shots of my recent adventures through Japan, Vietnam (and once I have some free time, Korea), please visit my Flickr photostream.

Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade
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Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade

The first day or two of any trip to a new country, you really just spend some time getting your bearings. Here in Japan . . . not gonna happen. There’s just too much to do, too much to see, and so little time. With rumors of a typhoon still […]

TheExped Is Japan Bound!
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TheExped Is Japan Bound!

As I wrap up my time in Asia, I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to squeeze in a trip to one of the most idyllic of Asian destinations out there: Japan. A few hostel reservations have finally been made between my scouring of the guidebook, forums, and posts here. With […]