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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

Toyohashi Zoo & Botanical Park – Non Hoi Park

Nov 25, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Toyohashi Zoo & Botanical Park is a fun-packed day out for all the family, with animals, rides, beautiful spots, and...[ Click to read more ]

The History of Japan’s Majestic Fall Colors

By Mark Guthrie

Japan's most popular season for tourists is surely spring. When the cherry blossoms bloom people from inside Japan and from...[ Click to read more ]

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Educational Museums in Tokyo That Your Kids (and You) Will Love

Nov 12, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

There is something about science that can really capture a child's imagination. Whether it is the natural world, robotics or...[ Click to read more ]

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New Year Countdown Parties Near Nagoya 2019

Nov 03, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

New Year is an important time in Japan, but things are celebrated a little differently here then they are back...[ Click to read more ]

Get a Sugar Rush at the Aichi Sweets Marathon

Oct 29, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Are you too keen on candy to run a marathon? Do you need sugary enticement to get you to that...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting To Know You – Nagoya Station Area of Meieki

By Mark Guthrie

For years, though the city center in name, the area around Nagoya Station was considered to a poor relation to...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Fed and Afraid at Lock Up Theme Restaurant

By Mark Guthrie

Halloween may have come and gone, but that does not mean that the frightening times have to be over. If...[ Click to read more ]

Thanksgiving Dining in Nagoya 2019

Oct 28, 2019 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 ]

Scouting in Nagoya

Sep 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When Lord Baden Powell published the first edition of 'Scouting for Boys', a guidebook of survival techniques he learned during...[ Click to read more ]

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Nagano Ebisuko Fireworks Festival, Where It’s All Going off This Autumn

Sep 27, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

For most of Japan, the coming of autumn marks an end to the almost nightly banging, crashing and gunpowder-scented air...[ Click to read more ]