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

Onomichi – Temples, Ramen and Cats Galore at Hiroshima’s Seaside Jewel

Aug 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Flanked to the north by steep hillsides and to the south by the rolling Seto Inland Sea, the city of...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima’s Best Beer Bars

Aug 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You know how it goes. Every day has felt like yet another Monday, and it felt as if Friday would...[ Click to read more ]

Benzaiten – Japanese Sweets to ‘Dai’ For in Nagoya

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

I'm a great fan of desserts that do precisely what their name suggests. You've got a Tiramisu, which is a...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Hiroshima’s Korean Restaurants

By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that, living here in Japan, we are spoiled to have on our doorstep some of the...[ Click to read more ]

Getting to Know You: Nagoya’s Global Gate and Sasashima

By Mark Guthrie

Nagoya has blown up in recent years. This expansion is no more evident than in the areas around Nagoya Station,...[ Click to read more ]

Craft Beer Pubs in Nagoya

Aug 16, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

and minimalist. There are many things tasty about Japan. In Nagoya alone, we have spicy tebasaki, rich miso, and crispy...[ Click to read more ]

Golfing in and Around Nagoya

Jul 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Though Mark Twain once remarked of golf that it was 'a good walk spoiled,' it seems that the witticism didn't...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Nagoya’s Best Korean Restaurants

By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that Japan has some of the world's best cuisine, but I have to say, the first...[ Click to read more ]

Midtown BBQ – Nagoya’s Best Barbecue Finds a Hot New Spot

By Mark Guthrie

If you're as mad about steaks and barbecue as we are here at Japan Info Swap, then you'll already know...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Best BBQ Spots

Jul 13, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

The best barbecue is the one you grill yourself. You may think this would be difficult in the city, what...[ Click to read more ]