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The best beef in Japan

In Japan

You’ve probably heard of Wagyu beef. And Kobe beef. But have you heard of Hida beef? After Hiroshima we headed to the smaller town of Takayama, a couple hundred kilometres west of Tokyo.Takayama is a pretty little town nestled in…

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Japan by rail

In Japan

John Brumby take note: this is how a rail system should work. My example? Japan, of course. It’s fast – really fast. In fact, some trains travel at up to 300 kilometres an hour. It runs on time. Trains arrive…

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The streets of Kyoto

In Japan

We spent four nights in Kyoto and one of our favourite things was walking around the streets of the city. Many of the streets have retained their old charm and we spent endless hours walking through them. With all the…

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