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Fergus Gregg

Fergus is a young Aussie expatriate who has stepped into Japan bright-eyed and looking for adventure. When not obsessing over horror films and literature, he can be found exploring Kansai in search of mystery.

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A Solo Trip Around Kyushu

Here's a quick rundown on what to do and see on a road trip to Japan's third-largest island.

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What to Expect as an ALT in Japan

Here are the basics on what you can expect when you come to work in Japan as an ALT.

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Learn

Kanto and Kansai Word Differences in Japan

Learn about the linguistic differences between the Japanese spoken in Kanto and those spoken in Kansai with these slang words.

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Culture

5 Japanese Horror Films You HAVE to Watch this Halloween

Get right into the Halloween spirit with these highly acclaimed Japanese horror movies.

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5 Kansai Adventures to Try This Autumn in Japan

From hiking to cycling to onsen hopping, we round up five Kansai adventures you should check out this autumn.

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Places of Worship: The Shrines of Ise and Daihonzan Eiheiji

Travel with Fergus to Fukui and Mie and discover some of the most important sites of worship in Shinto and Zen Buddhism.

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Camping in Japan: A Trip to Yamanashi

Discover Japan’s best-kept secret, Yamanashi prefecture.

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Adventure in Japan: Hokkaido and the Narrow Road to the North

Follow a foreigner on a Hokkaido road trip to visit amazing destinations in Japan's snowy northern wilds.

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Cycling the Fuji Five Lakes in Japan

One writer's experience cycling around Mount Fuji. Discover how you can find yourself in the shadow of the iconic Fujisan!

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5 Overlooked Destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

Looking for a brand new adventure in Kansai? Check out this list of some of the most overlooked destinations in Wakayama—perfect for eager explorers.

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