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60Hana WuLV.28 28 3
It's not as expensive as it seems.Yes, Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world for tourists. However you can control your budget more than you could think of given you plan your trip carefully and early enough. Transportation, accommodation, food and tourist spot information can...more...
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60Melissa AdamsLV.11 17 3
Miho no Matsubara is a national heritage sight a little off the beaten bath in Shizuoka prefecture. During our trip, my friend and I had been desperate to find a place with a stunning view of Mt. Fuji, but after spending hours pouring over reviews of the famous viewing spots such as Hakone, Fuji...more...
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60Phan Anh NGLV.11 30 4
 It's my 5th years living in Kyoto and every year I try to explore difference spots for sakura sightseeing in this city. Basically, there are 2 types of sightseeing: free spot and fee-charging place. And in this article (my very first article in Odigo by the way), I will introduce FREE spot to se...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.41 43 9
Anybody who has eaten sushi at a restaurant has nearly been knocked over by that burn that comes from hidden or excessive wasabi, but as you prepare to venture out in Japan, I would like to offer some must-know facts about this important and delicious (yet misunderstood) delicacy! 1)  You may no...more...
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60Kalina BozhkovaLV.40 61 3
You travelled to this awesome new country, can't wait to explore and try the food, but wait they don't do vegetarian or vegan in Japan? What a bummer!Well they do speak veg in Japan, but you have to know how to find those places and when you are a gaijin like me who's a complete 0 in Japanese ord...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.47 28 4
I know that there are people out there that seek out the weirdest foods possible when they visit a new place - it's almost like setting a challenge in how adventurous your tastebuds are. I also know that a lot of the time when people from other places would visit Australia where I'm from, I'd con...more...
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60Cindy ShinodaLV.20 27 4
Basically, most ramen that you can find out there are using katsuo dashi (broth that made from bonito with kelp or additional shiitake etc). But how about ramen that using maguro dashi? Maguro, or tuna is being loved by almost Japanese people. Maguro price in the market is not that cheap. Even in...more...
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60Michele RichardsonLV.31 29 5
So If you know me personally you may know I'm a sliiight shopaholic, but when I want to save for something specific I do a great job keeping up with my goals. Today I wanted to share with you my easy tip on how I save money without even really thinking about it so lets dip our toes in shall we? ...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.40 56 5
Have you ever tried a fresh-cooked noodles, rich, savory broth, with a perfect amount of spice - added with a soft pork and salted egg on the side? Ichiran will probably satisfy your mouthwatering cravings of Ramen!  There is certainly nothing more heartwarming and soul-enriching than a bowl of p...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.47 34 4
One concept in Japan that I absolutely adore is the idea of kintsugi or kintsukuroi - which is where broken pottery items are repaired with gold. The breaks are seen as something to value rather than something that is an eyesore or a reason to throw something away. In fact, it's seen as more of a...more...