Victoria is a Tokyo-based journalist and staff writer for the GaijinPot team. Living in Japan since 2014, she's always got travel on the brain. And of course this question: Do we shape culture or does culture shape us?
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Somewhere in northern Japan, someone is cooking this fruit and making it taste fantastic. That person, though, is not me.
Going commando at Japan’s natural hot spring baths make taking a dip an other-worldly experience. We answer questions for first-timers and highlight five hot springs for you to get "eau naturale" during your fall and winter travels.
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Meet the illustrator whose hobby is showing his IG followers compact-yet-detailed views of Tokyo — all on a reused coffee cup. We’re addicted to these panoramic-style videos, and here’s why.
Cool off in Japan’s northeastern region satiated with poetic mountain air, huge festivals and unforgettable lakes that will leave you lusting for more.
Join us on a visual trip to white sandy beaches, massive waterfalls and the geekiest cafe in Western Tokyo.
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