The Navigators: Takahiro KinoshitaAs world-wandering editor, Takahiro Kinoshita relishes the days spent at home by exploring Japan's lush nature and logging in quality family-time.

The Navigators: Takahiro KinoshitaAs world-wandering editor, Takahiro Kinoshita relishes the days spent at home by exploring Japan's lush nature and logging in quality family-time.

“Hiking alone in the mountains—this time to myself is more luxurious than anything”

Though his frequent travels transport him to exotic locales, Takahiro Kinoshita keeps Japan close to his heart. The editor in chief of POPEYE, the much-loved men’s fashion magazine, Takahiro was born and raised in the picturesque Shizuoka prefecture, south of Mount Fuji. He eventually moved north to Tokyo, where he currently lives in an apartment just outside of the city center with his wife and two young sons. “The first evening I have at home after a long trip is always spent with my family, listening to my sons’ stories about what happened while I was away,” he says. When it comes to escaping the hustle of Tokyo, Takahiro often likes to stay rooted in Japan instead of traveling far from home: For his next vacation, he hopes to make trips to Kōzu-shima and Aogashima, which ar...

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