Joshua Meyer is a Tokyo-based freelance writer who also contributes to the American movie blog Slashfilm.com. He grew up in Florida and has been living in Japan since mid-2010. When not writing professionally he dabbles in travel photography and maintains his own website and portfolio at thegaijinghost.com.
If 007 only lives twice and you only live once, then you better add these travel spots to your bucket list.
These are the rides to seek out during the resort’s year-long 35th anniversary event.
Live the movies at these famous (and not so... ) Japanese locales depicted on celluloid.
The forest itself is lost in a global media loop de-emphasizing its natural beauty in favor of tragedy. The first step to save the forest is reclaiming its name: It's called the "Sea of Trees" not the "suicide forest."
With the film in its 15th anniversary year, you can still find many of the real-life locations it portrayed in Shinjuku, Shibuya, and Kyoto.
A free "Star Wars" exhibition opens this week in Tokyo to celebrate the saga’s latest episode while the franchise’s actors and directors open up about their personal connections to Japanese culture.