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The Journey Begins! Fresh Impressions of Japan and Okayama

Justine Villena, one of our writers in the Polyphony, recalls some of his first experiences and memories in Okayama and in Japan – a land that used to be “unknown territory” for him.

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Creative Writing Japan Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Okayama

It All Started With The Boiling Of The Great Pots…

A short story about Ramen, making Ramen, enjoying Ramen, and above all the love for food

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Japan Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Travel

Hiroshima – A City to Discover, A City to Reflect

Hiroshima is a city with a history, and it is not a pleasant one. Going to Hiroshima, one could not help but be submerged into the history that is part of every building, piece of scenery, and person in the city.

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Japan Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Travel

A Day in the Country’s Kitchen, Osaka!

Osaka is one of the pride and joy of Japan. Being Japan’s second-largest metropolitan area, Osaka can be pretty intimidating for beginner traveler. Still, it’s not impossible to fully experience the “country’s kitchen” in one day. In fact, it could even be a fun challenge!