Guide to Yanaka

My buddy Said Karlsson has written quite a few guides for Navitime’s JapanTravel site, and his latest contribution is for the lovely Yanaka neighborhood of Tokyo. The best thing about these posts is that they all feature great photography by Said. I also like this post that offers up a selection of kissaten (old style coffeeshops).

Fuji

Ah, yes, Fuji-san, something I’ve been lucky enough to see a few times this past month as I continue research for the new editions of the Rough Guide for Tokyo and Japan. The view pictured above is from the train as I leave the Fuji Five Lakes area. Oh, and I’ve now become completely addicted […]

Rough Guides

As 2009 comes to an end, I’m very happy to report that one of the projects that will be keeping me busy during the start of 2010 will be work on the upcoming fifth editions of The Rough Guide to Tokyo and The Rough Guide to Japan (due for release in 2011). I’ll be contributing […]