All About Japan

David McElhinney

David McElhinney

All About David McElhinney
I'm a Northern Irish English Teacher living in Japan. I love reading, exercising, playing video games and Japanese food.
What I like about Japan
The food, the shochu, the sake and aimlessly wandering the sprawling alleyways of Tokyo.
Spend the Evening 'Lost in Translation'

Spend the Evening 'Lost in Translation'

If you've ever wanted to recreate the iconic scenes from the widely acclaimed film 'Lost in Translation,' look no further. These spots in Tokyo were used as locations for five scenes in this bittersweet tale of missed connection.

Rikugien Garden: A Paradise Fit for a Daimyo

Rikugien Garden: A Paradise Fit for a Daimyo

Need a break from the high-octane city life of Tokyo? Why don't you take a stroll through this tranquil garden, a peaceful haven in stark contrast to the city buzzing by outside?

Stranger than Fiction: 5 True Tales from Tokyo

Stranger than Fiction: 5 True Tales from Tokyo

Want to learn more about Tokyo? These 5 nonfiction novels examine different aspects of Japanese life and culture in the country and its colorful capital.

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