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Gardens and Deer in Nara, Japan

Today I finally travelled to Nara, the first permanent capital of Japan. Being my last day in the Kansai region, I figured this was the perfect place to check off my travel list. After arriving at Nara Station, my first destination was to find to Naramachi, a neighborhood of streets lined with old shops, houses, …

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The Art Islands of Japan: Naoshima

Have you heard of the Art Islands of Japan? Just a Shinkansen ride away from Osaka lay a couple islands in the Seto Island Sea. Two of these islands, Naoshima and Teshima, are known for their many art museums and installations, both of which I had the opportunity to explore and adventure. Getting to Naoshima …

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