Cherry Blossom Footsteps

Adventures in Japan and Hong Kong

BY GAIL HOLLOWAY

Twenty-something Lauren is on her first overseas adventure - to Japan, then Hong Kong, tracing the 1960s footsteps of her beloved nan.

This enchanting tale follows Lauren on a fun journey, through two vibrant Asian cultures. With an ancient history, modern life, new friendships and romance, Lauren’s is a story of discovery - of new lands, and herself.

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ABOUT THE BOOK

'Cherry Blossom Footsteps - Adventures in Japan and Hong Kong'

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Takes you to spring time in Japan and Hong Kong

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Learn their ancient history and vibrant cultures

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Discover friendships and romance

Readers share their thoughts
about Cherry Blossom Footsteps

"I hadn't ever wanted to visit Japan, but now I do"

Noelene Barnes

"There's much more to Hong Kong than I'd realised."

Diana Gibson

 

DISCOVER

The story behind Gail's first-ever published novel

Gail Holloway writing

How I got started writing

I didn’t set out to write a novel. Cherry Blossom Footsteps was the first piece of creative writing I had done, and it began after an overseas trip when I…

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Gail Holloway songs

1960s music from the Kyoto retro nightclub

In Cherry Blossom Footsteps, Lauren and her travel mates go to a retro nightclub. I’ve made a YouTube playlist of songs and dance videos from Lauren’s last night in Kyoto.…

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My personal chop stamp

I love Asian art and have several pieces that I’ve collected on various travels. Some that I picked up while travelling in Japan and Hong Kong have ‘chops’. These are…

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