In this issue we introduce books—classic and new—on the many famous journeys through Japan documented via guidebooks and travelogues. We cover mountain hikes, old roads to Edo, ancient pilgrimage trails, an island-hopping excursion and nation-crossing peregrinations. In this episode the author reveals a surprising fact about himself that we never knew before! Home : Books :. Step back into old Japan in William Scott Wilson's fascinating modern travelogue. New Release!