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PJ Leonard (PJLeonard)

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I'm an aspiring author with 3 self-published novels.

In 2007 I took a trip to Japan and instantly fell in love with the place, so much so that moved there in 2010 and have been there ever since.

Nowadays I work in an office in Tokyo, frantically writing on my phone during the long commutes as well as engaging in every Tokyoite's favorite sport - hustling for that elusive free chair on the train.

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  • Into an Onsen: All About Japanese Hot Springs

    Into an Onsen: All About Japanese Hot Springs

    5 months ago

    No country gets a harder time from Mother Nature than Japan. Earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons—but, one BIG plus point is the sheer number and quality of hot springs in Japan.

  • 'Wasshoi'! All About Japanese Festivals

    'Wasshoi'! All About Japanese Festivals

    5 months ago

    It's impossible to miss a festival while you're in Japan. Not that you'd want to! But what are they about? What's the difference between a Mikoshi and a Dashi? Read on...

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    "Why Japan?"

    6 months ago

    In 2010, I moved to Japan. Naturally, people want to know what drove me to pack up and move to the opposite side of the world at the age of 24. Well, it's complicated...