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Oscar Boyd

Oscar Boyd is the Escape, Food & Drink and Books editor at The Japan Times. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Oscar cut his teeth in Fukuoka before moving to join The Japan Times in Tokyo.

For Oscar Boyd's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

How does Tokyo Skytree stand up to typhoon winds?

National Oct 12, 2019

How does Tokyo Skytree stand up to typhoon winds?

Record-breaking typhoon winds are bearing down on Tokyo, threatening to tear roofs from houses and rip up trees across the country. This is a problem for many buildings, but not for the Tokyo Skytree — the tourist attraction and broadcasting tower in Tokyo’s Sumida ...

Luxury on the Nakasendo with a dash of adventure

Travel Sep 13, 2019

Luxury on the Nakasendo with a dash of adventure

In Nagano Prefecture's idyllic Kiso Valley, near the post town of Tsumago on the rugged Nakasendo trail, the new "expedition hotel" Zenagi offers guests the best of the region's food and culture — with an adventurous twist.