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Japan

  • Running

    Running Around (Castles) in Japan

    After running in the Shizuoka Marathon, we did some touristy easy runs while enjoying the rest of the holiday. Mainly staying in the city centres, it was hard to find long,…

  • Roaming

    Japanese Food Adventures

    One of the best parts of our trip to Japan was sampling the wonderful ¬†food. We really enjoyed trying everything from street foods like takoyaki (octopus balls), to beautifully presented multi-course…

  • Roaming

    Naoshima Art Island

    Ever since we had heard about the contemporary art island of Naoshima, and seen photos of Yaoyi Kusama’s pumpkin sitting wistfully on the jetty, we were keen to visit. It was…

  • Running

    Shizuoka Marathon 2019

    Mark and I had been considering our next running options, and a few years after my only marathon (in 2015), I thought I was ready to tackle another! Tokyo Marathon was…