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For Shawn Clankie's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Going slow and easy in a land of plenty

| Jul 30, 2002

Going slow and easy in a land of plenty

In vino veritas. In wine there is truth. And in Hokkaido there is wine. Living in Hokkaido has its perks, and I set out recently seeking my truth on a long-weekend getaway with my family in central Hokkaido’s wine region. Day 1: The road ...

The yet undiscovered beauty of Chekhov's hell

Jan 22, 2002

The yet undiscovered beauty of Chekhov's hell

In 1890, Russian writer Anton Chekhov journeyed across the belly of Russia to its eastern border. It was a voyage of 9,656 km. His trip went well beyond the kind of journey that the travelers of today seek aboard the Trans-Siberian Express. Chekhov’s destination ...