Shizuoka: Where writers go to hide from the world

Travel Sep 24, 2016

Shizuoka: Where writers go to hide from the world

by Damian Flanagan

Ask a Japanese person which part of Japan they most associate with writer Lafcadio Hearn and they are likely to instantly respond: Matsue, a seaside town in Shimane Prefecture. Hearn is the man who introduced Japan to the West in the Meiji Period (1868-1912) through ...