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

Yakiniku in Nagoya

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of yakiniku, you probably can't help but think of strips of sumptuous, marbled wagyu beef sizzling on...[ Click to read more ]

Ichiro, a Potted History of Aichi’s Baseball Legend

By Mark Guthrie

Since being introduced to Japan in 1872, baseball has risen to become a national pastime bordering on obsession, in many...[ Click to read more ]

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Jet Around Nagoya with Bicycle Sharing

By Mark Guthrie

While it may not be the biggest or even the most congested of cities, sometimes getting around Nagoya can be...[ Click to read more ]

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Mr. Kanso Canned Food Bar in Nagoya, Exactly What it Says on the Tin

By Mark Guthrie

There are many weird and wonderful experiences that we can have during our stays in Japan, but no trip is...[ Click to read more ]

Getting a Pet in Nagoya

Apr 30, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Nothing completes a family like an additional member, in the form of a pet. Whether a cat, dog, or something...[ Click to read more ]

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How to Exercise in Nagoya While Social Distancing

By Mark Guthrie

Whether you are working from home, self-isolating, or social distancing, it is vital to keep your fitness and energy levels...[ Click to read more ]

Your Nagoya Community Needs You!

By Mark Guthrie

Whether lockdown-induced boredom, sick to the back teeth with work from home 'colleagues,' or having already watched so much NETFLIX...[ Click to read more ]

Hiking Around Tokyo

By Mark Guthrie

Tokyo is a metropolis, but you do not have to go that far from downtown to find mountains. Of course...[ Click to read more ]

Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Potted Biography of Nagoya’s Pauper Prince

By Mark Guthrie

In a world of strict social code, stringent class, and unbreakable caste systems, the samurai era was not a time...[ Click to read more ]

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Make Your Mask Jazzy and Japanese!

By Mark Guthrie

While the rush on toilet roll seems to have abated, there is one thing, in these corona-stricken times, that you...[ Click to read more ]