Selena Hoy

Selena Hoy

I'm a writer.

Curious enthusiast based in Tokyo. I write about food, culture, recreation, art, business, and travel in Japan and beyond.

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Edible Art

Feature story on food art in Japan for the June 2017 issue of Aspire Magazine, inflight magazine for Hong Kong Airlines.

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Eastern Reflection: Kyoto

Feature on Kyoto for CAA Magazine's Summer 2017 issue

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Fashion Forward in Omotesando

Six-page spread on fashion in Tokyo, for On the UP magazine, Toronto

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The Atlantic

In Japan, Small Children Take the Subway and Run Errands Alone ...

In Japan, Small Children Take the Subway and Run Er...

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The Independent

Japan 'Penis Festival': Religious and political history behind the now ...

Japan 'Penis Festival': Religious and political his...

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BBC

BBC - Travel - An ingenious solution made of rice

BBC - Travel - An ingenious solution made of rice

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Wood Focus

Slow and Scenic

FOB piece on the luxury locomotive hotel, Japan Rail's Train Suite Shiki-Shima.

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Natural Attraction

Cover story for November/December issue of TransAsia Airways' inflight magazine, Renaissance.

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Snow Train

Cover story for Jetstar Australia September 2016 magazine on the new Hokuriku bullet train in Japan.

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Travel + Leisure

The Best Places to Travel in 2017 | Travel + Leisure

The Best Places to Travel in 2017 | Travel + Leisure
Kanazawa

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Welcome to Suwa, Nagano

Copywriting for tourism pamphlet for the Suwa area of Nagano, Japan

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How to Navigate a Bustling Japanese Market Like a Pro

Companion web article to print magazine piece for Canadian Automobile Association

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BBC

BBC - Travel - The dolls that inspired Nintendo

BBC - Travel - The dolls that inspired Nintendo
Tohoku's kokeshi dolls

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Hoppy and a Shot of Shochu - Roads & Kingdoms

Hoppy and a Shot of Shochu - Roads & Kingdoms

Japan vaccinations lead article
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What Vaccinations You Really Need Before Going to Japan

What Vaccinations You Really Need Before Going to J...