Suzanne Bhagan

Suzanne Bhagan is a writer from Trinidad and Tobago based in Japan. Her work on travel has appeared in GaijinPot, Matador Network, GoAbroad, Caribbean Beat, and other publications. Her fiction has also appeared in Moko, Duppy Thursday, and We Mark Your Memory.

Articles By Suzanne

The Stunning Beaches of Shimane Prefecture

Although the tourism agencies do a fantastic job of marketing Okinawa as Japan’s top beach destination, it’s not always necessary to get off the mainland...

February 4, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Taking It Slow in Jaisalmer, India’s Golden City

Imagine a golden city in the middle of a desert. A place where people still live within fortress walls. A place of constant sunshine and...

January 7, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

A Weekend Getaway in Kuala Lumpur

With Malay, Chinese, Tamil and a host of other nationalities, Kuala Lumpur is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Asia. Year-round tropical climate,...

December 31, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Izumo, the Land of the Gods

In addition to the castle town of Matsue, the San’in region is home to many of Japan’s founding myths. Shimane Prefecture, in particular, has a...

December 24, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Getting Your Head Around Fascinating Delhi

Coined the city of djinns by writer William Dalrymple, Delhi can easily overwhelm any traveler, from the first timer to the seasoned visitor. However like...

December 10, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Immerse Yourself in Real Japan at Mihonoseki

According to Hideki Yukawa, Japan’s first Nobel laureate, Mihonoseki is one of the few places in the island nation where you can find “the roots...

December 3, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Explore the Unexplored in Tottori Prefecture

If you want to see what off-the-beaten-track Japan really looks like, then head to Japan’s least populated prefecture, Tottori. It’s located in the western part...

June 18, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Matsue: An Underrated Culture Destination

To experience traditional Japan, sometimes you need to leave the city. Considered the second least populated prefecture in the country, Shimane is often bypassed by...

May 21, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About