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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

Holiday Dining Options in Hiroshima 2020

Nov 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Hiroshima has great local cuisine, and there are numerous wonderful options available to you at any time of year. During...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s Best Sweet Shops

By Mark Guthrie

Japanese cuisine is mostly known for its raw fish and tempura, but I have a sneaky suspicion that, should you...[ Click to read more ]

Vietnamese Restaurants in Hiroshima

Nov 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

That Japan has some of the world's finest cuisine, there can be absolutely no doubt, and it is rightly renowned...[ Click to read more ]

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Thanksgiving Dinner in Hiroshima

Oct 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

With Thanksgiving being very much a North American holiday, we aren't really within our rights to expect Hiroshima to celebrate...[ Click to read more ]

Miyajima – A Holy Island That’s Wholly Worth a Visit

By Mark Guthrie

Hiroshima Prefecture has much to offer it, from the hustle and bustle of the city, the somber and thought-provoking memorials,...[ Click to read more ]

Hisaya Odori Park – Shopping and Dining in Style at Nagoya’s Latest Attraction

By Mark Guthrie

A couple of years ago, there was some consternation amongst Nagoyans when the tall trees that lined Sakae's Hisaya Odori...[ Click to read more ]

Craft Beer in Tokyo and Yokohama

Oct 20, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Japanese beer is usually thought of as just the 'big three': Asahi, Kirin, and Sapporo. While these are great when...[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Hiroshima

Oct 15, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

The Japanese are proud of the four distinct seasons that Japan offers and is very conscious of changing the seasons...[ Click to read more ]

Thanksgiving Dining in Nagoya 2020

Oct 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

With Thanksgiving being very much a North American holiday, we aren't really within our rights to expect Nagoya to celebrate...[ Click to read more ]

In the Frame – Playing Pool and Billiards in Hiroshima

Sep 29, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

"Show me a man who is good at pool, and I'll show you a man who had a misspent youth,"...[ Click to read more ]