Stories: Japan

Virtual Culture Vulture

William Yeoman

Stay at home and enjoy the best of the world's arts and culture for free, writes WILL YEOMAN

Boost your immunity

Stephen Scourfield

STEPHEN SCOURFIELD looks at how to keep viral infections at bay

The Pod Well Travelled Episode 9

William Yeoman

Silent shrines, cabinets of curiosities and mindful meanderings. In the latest episode of The Pod Well Travelled, we take the roads less travelled. With Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield, cruising specialist Michael Ferrante and host Will Yeoman

In sync with Shinto spirits

William Yeoman

In historic Shimane Prefecture WILL YEOMAN connects with Japanese mythology

The Pod Well Travelled Episode 4

William Yeoman

Australia's bush fire crisis and the Federal government's $76 million tourism recovery package throw into relief the relationship between caring for our unique flora and fauna and maintaining an industry central to helping sustain and promote them. In our latest podcast, Will Yeoman talks to Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield about Australia's "brand" in a competitive international tourism market. They also discuss overrated holiday destinations, travelling vicariously through telling stories, the rise of the holiday selfie and more...

A brush with Japanese calligraphy

William Yeoman

WILLIAM YEOMAN will be leading a not-to-be-missed West Travel Club tour to Japan in November, taking in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Nara (details below). Here, he describes his first brush with Japanese calligraphy, woodblock-printing and manga

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