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Kid-friendly sites in Tokyo:6 spots and 2 hotels in Odaiba

If you are visiting Tokyo with your kid(s) /family, you may want to stay in the same area where you don’t have to move around a lot, yet enjoy your stay in Tokyo. You probably want to take them to...

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Edo Wonderland, a place where you can experience old world Japan!

Immerse yourself in a bit of history at Edo Wonderland! You can dress up in Edo period costume, and be a civilian, police officer, samurai or whatever your heart desires. Play a game of darts, take...

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Hakone Travel guide

Here's the list of things to do in Hakone. Lake Ashi cruise Lake Ashi is a crater lake made 40,000 years ago. There are two companies operating a sightseeing ship. It takes about 70 min. for one...

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Things to do in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Shinjuku is one of the biggest towns in Tokyo, and an entertainment district. From taking in the expansive Tokyo City View from the observation decks in Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, you...

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Dive into the Ghibli Museum

There is a new version of this blog with updated information. Please view it here: Dive into the Ghibli Museum - Planetyze. Hayao Miyazaki, arguably the most famous Japanese Animation director, is...

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Highlights of Tokyo, Japan

If you are planning on taking a vacation or just to traveling across Asia, you might want to consider making Tokyo your destination. Tokyo is the largest city in Japan and home to about 36 million...

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Samurai Sword and Armor

What is Samurai?? In Japanese, Samurai is usually used as same meaning as bushi or buke, which refers to the military nobility of medieval and early modern Japan. Samurai was usually used as lower...

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Hakone Yumoto Onsen Bathing

Hakone Yumoto is one of the best Onsen - hot spring bathing - places close to Tokyo. It's only 90 minutes from Shinjuku station Tokyo by Odakyu "Romance Car" bullet train. As soon as you got on the...

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If you want to buy a camera in Tokyo, check this out

You may be interested in buying a camera in Tokyo. If that's the case, you should check out these extensive articles written by Bellamy Hunt, who is a camera buyer based in Japan and runs Japan...

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Ore-no Restaurants in Tokyo

One of the restaurants in Tokyo that is the most poplar is the Ore-no restaurant. Their restaurant chain has a few stores that serve different kinds of cuisine like French, Italian, traditional...

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