Author Archive Mark Guthrie

Mark Guthrie

Novelist, copywriter and graduate from the most prestigious university in Sunderland, Mark whiles away his precious time on this Earth by writing about popular culture, travel, food and pretty much anything else that is likely to win him the Pulitzer he desperately craves. Find some more of his musings at www.markguthriewrites.com and on instagram @markguthriewrites

Nagoya Agricultural Centre

Apr 16, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

With spring well and truly in full swing, and the weather improving day by day, now is a great time...[ Click to read more ]

Yasuke: From Mozambique to Slave to Samurai

By Mark Guthrie

Whether it is on the subway, in a restaurant or just walking down the street, most foreigners in Japan know...[ Click to read more ]

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Horsing Around at Tado Festival in Mie

By Mark Guthrie

Japan has so many strange, eccentric and exciting festivals every year that it is sometimes difficult to keep track. However,...[ Click to read more ]

Mountain Biking in Japan

Mar 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Being such a mountainous country, Japan is a fantastic place to go mountain biking. Right across the land, there are...[ Click to read more ]

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Miso Katsu, Nagoya’s Number One ‘Soul Food’

By Mark Guthrie

Ask anyone around the country what springs to mind when you think of Nagoya, and you might be surprised to...[ Click to read more ]

Hanging Out at Forest Adventure Shinshiro in Aichi Prefecture

By Mark Guthrie

Do you feel at one with nature? Do you prefer to be up in the trees than down on the...[ Click to read more ]

Ten Nagoya Suggestions for the Ten Days of Golden Week (Part Two)

By Mark Guthrie

You may have noticed, that people are starting to get excited about Golden Week. Of course, people always get excited...[ Click to read more ]

Ten Nagoya Suggestions for the Ten Days of Golden Week (Part One)

By Mark Guthrie

You may have noticed, that people are starting to get excited about Golden Week. Of course, people always get excited...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Baseball – The Chunichi Dragons

Mar 26, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of Japanese sports, there is a good chance that a martial art comes to mind. However, if...[ Click to read more ]

Yamathon – Walking Around Tokyo, Saving Lives

Mar 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

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