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Getting Away in Japan: Okinawa

Mar 30, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Often referred to as Japan's Hawaii, Okinawa is the primo vacation destination for Japanese, and with good reason. With beautiful...[ Click to read more ]

Learn About Tokyo’s Yesteryear At Taito Shitamachi Museum

Mar 27, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Sooner or later as you become acclimated to this place, you’ll start learning about the different eras of Japan. For...[ Click to read more ]

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Must See Shrines and Temples of Tokyo

Mar 27, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Many of Japan's most famous shrines and temples are in the old capital of Kyoto. Tokyo, while not as historic as...[ Click to read more ]

Your tour of the regions of Japan begins under the tracks of Akihabara

Mar 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Of course you know what Tokyo’s Akihabara district is known for: electronics, video games, anime and manga shops, maid cafes,...[ Click to read more ]

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Island Hopping on the Seto Inland Sea near Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

If you find yourself in Hiroshima or the surrounding area for any length of time, you really should set aside...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima’s Onomichi Minato Festival

Mar 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Onomichi has long been one of my own family’s favorite day-trip destinations in Hiroshima prefecture. Time after time, this little...[ Click to read more ]

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Flower Parks of the Sera District of Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

For many people, spring really only means flowers, and plenty of them. Some of us can get all we need...[ Click to read more ]

Grocery Delivery Services In Tokyo

Mar 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

When I moved to into Tokyo proper last year, I made sure to position myself in between two 24 hour...[ Click to read more ]

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Bikesharing In Tokyo

Mar 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

It’s been almost eight years since the concept of bikesharing hit Japan’s shores in the Minato-Mirai and Kannai districts of...[ Click to read more ]

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Miyako Odori – Geisha Dancing in Kyoto

Mar 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

The geisha is perhaps one of the most recognizable symbols of Japan, an icon that conjures up images of beauty, grace and...[ Click to read more ]

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