At Jigsaw Japan you can find information and observations about Japan, especially looking at how history and culture impact people and places.  Weekly blog posts, archived travel articles and even reviews of books about Japan help you put it all together.


  • The latest blog post went up on Sunday, April 7, 2017.  It’s a lesson in how strongly spirits can attach themselves to the land in Japan.  Enjoy!
  • Check out an urban exploration to the source of the Tachi-ai river under “Travel Articles”, posted on March 28, 2017.