Article about Japan in this month's Smithsonian Magazine
- The premise - ask six well known travel writers what their dream trip is and send them on it. The online version of the article by Francine Prose, who visited "Lafcadio Hearn's Japan" can be found here.
The accompanying "video" is actually still photos from Matsue with a narrator reading excerpts from Hearn's descriptions of the castle, the Jozan Inari shrine, and Lake Shinji.
Saionji no Hanae