Staff Writer, Editor
Originally from the UK, Matt first came to Japan in 2009 and ended up staying for a little over six years in the Kansai area. After a three-year stint working in the travel industry, he is now back and works as a staff writer for japan-guide.com. As well as history and traditional arts and crafts, he is especially passionate about the outdoors and looks forward to exploring Japan's wilder places.
Most recent posts
A quiet oasis within easy reach of Tokyo’s busy streets, the city of Kamakura is perhaps best known for its many historic temples and shrines, set against a tranquil landscape of wooded hills. Spend just a little...
The last stand of Saigo Takamori
The heroic life and tragic life of a samurai legend
The climax of the Gempei War
The spectacular demise of the Toyotomi family