Skift Take

Monocle's peripatetic editor-in-chief checks in on Naha, Japan and instantly finds a friend worth re-visiting.

How often do you touch down in a new city and know, almost in an instant, you’re going to get on famously? As you settle into the rhythm of the place, do you ever take time to consider why you click? Do you look round and wonder whether it’s the architecture, the urban planning, the locals, the food or a combination of all of them?

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