An Autumn Afternoon in Gōtokuji

In the quiet neighborhood of Setagaya, the lucky cats of Gōtokuji beckon curious passers-by, perhaps saving weary soul or two.


How to Ride the Moomin Train in Chiba

Isumi Railway is best known for its Moomin Train, fashioned after the beloved Finnish series of the same name. Running along the Bōsō Peninsula, these yellow train cars take its passengers through Chiba's green fields and historic towns, and is especially popular in spring as cherry and rape blossoms (菜の花) frame the landscape.

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