Postcards from Japan: Unearthing the hidden meanings in Japanese culture and starting a podcast, with Miyuki Seguchi

Studying for an incredibly difficult exam to become a licensed guide in Japan made Miyuki appreciate Japanese culture in a new way. Inspired by this she started 'Japan Experts' - a podcast which explores Japanese culture from both local and global points of views. We talked about her journey of re-discovering her own culture and why you need to add Gifu to your Japan-itinerary!

Postcards from Japan: Unveiling the beauty of Japanese culture with Kamakura locals, with Yukiyo Matsuzaki Smith

In 2012 Yukiyo and her family moved to Kamakura where exploring the area and meeting the locals made her realise that there is much more to the area than 'big temples and a big buddha'. It inspired her to creat 'Kamakura Mind', a place to convey the charm of Japanse culture to visitors in accessible ways. Read on for Yukiyo's favourite undiscovered destinations in Kamakura and her top picks for eating out.

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