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60Angie RinLV.23 15 2
For those of you who have already been to Japan, you may have experienced that trying to shop with your credit/debit card can be a little difficult! Although Japan is a bustling city with sights to see and must-have items, you realize that running out of cash can put you in a total slump!Carrying...more...
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60Angie RinLV.23 23 1
Last time, I wrote an article about Tokyo Street Lives! A little bit about them, where you can find them, and video previews of what you can discover from Tokyo’s Street Live talents! You can check it out here: https://www.odigo.jp/articles/9145-if-you-dont-stop-you-could-miss-it-tokyo-street-liv...more...
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60Melissa AdamsLV.32 157 1
A Guide to Japanese Music is a series I am starting here on Odigo that is focused on helping both residents and non residents of Japan make the most of their love for Japanese music. This is the first instalment. A Guide to Japanese Music Part 1: Buying Japanese CD's from overseas and having it c...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 42 4
When you think of high end locations in Japan, there's two prime spots that come to mind - Omotesando and Ginza. If you have some luxury shopping (or window shopping) on the agenda for your time in Tokyo then you'll love it here - but Ginza has a lot more to offer than just glitz and glamour! Her...more...
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60Angie RinLV.23 5 1
There are many comic conventions that happen in Japan over the span of a year, and many of them happen during the summer! Despite the heat and humidity, otakus all over Japan pack up their bags and make the trek to their anime convention destination. Anddddd, you can too!  This year in May, I wen...more...
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60Susan GavinLV.9 28 3
I suppose it’s not exactly correct to call it a ‘hojicha tea revolution,’ especially since hojicha is certainly not new in Japan. It’s been around for a long time, most likely since the early 20th century. But its tasty, roasted and toasted flavor is now being paired with some surprising foods.Be...more...
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60Eri LinLV.44 5 1
For pasta with a Japanese twist, look no further than Pontoiru (先斗入ル). With several branches scattered throughout Tokyo (including in Shinjuku and Shibuya), Osaka, and Kyoto, you can easily find this Japanese-Italian fusion restaurant, and their scrumptious food at a budget price will make you wa...more...
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60Kim DaoLV.45 22 2
Hi everyone! It's Kim Dao here! Today I'm going to be telling you guys about a few things you can do in Tokyo station, focusing on what you can do inside! Most people take the train or bus from Tokyo station to the airport, so here are some things you can do before you head home!Tokyo station is ...more...
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60Ally ChongLV.22 8 2
Resort Train ‘Echigo Toki Meki Resort Setsugekka’ (雪月花)Rail journey is a great way to enjoy scenery of Japan and it can meet local people along the journey. In Japan, there have many unique and newly designed sightseeing trains. The train connects from east to west or south to north around Japan...more...
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60Asha🍙 MehtaLV.42 18 1
Thinking of taking a day trip from Kyoto? Mt Hiei might be just what you're looking for! The mountain located is on the border of Kyoto and Shiga prefectures and houses one of Japan's most important temples, Enryakuji. This mountain has it all- a pretty temple complex, gorgeous natural scenery an...more...