After years of relative obscurity, there is renewed interest in the Kumano Kodo, a network of ancient pilgrimage routes and important Buddhist shrines.
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With unparalleled theatres and an array of bars that are favourites among locals and visitors alike, discover the best of Japan’s capital after dark.
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Follow Carmen Roberts through the busy city streets as she hunts down sweets made of bean paste jelly, eats at a ghost-themed restaurant and learns how to make a lettuce out of wax.