An image from the book Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods. Copyright: Mark Havens
Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs
The weird and wonderful motels of Wildwoods, New Jersey; Tokyo’s first luxury ryokan
Hoshino Resorts has just opened what it describes as Tokyo’s first luxury ryokan, or traditional Japanese inn, in the Otemachi district of the Japanese capital, not far from the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station
Adam has lived in Hong Kong since 1988. He briefly managed the demise of the Wanderlust travel bookshop on Hollywood road in the mid 1990s, then worked as Associate Editor on Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine Discovery for several years. He began writing Travellers’ Checks for Post Magazine in 1998, working for several years under the pseudonym Peter Walbrook. A former contributing editor for the exclusive luxury travel guide NB Review, he has also edited several books, including the first-ever travel guide to Uzbekistan in 1996, and 'The Amazing Adventures of Betsy And Niki' (2008) by Captain Charles “Chic” Eather. His non-fiction book 'The Great Fire of Hong Kong', was published in 2010.