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60Odigo TravelLV.65 182 17
Click HERE to get an Odigo EXCLUSIVE 50% discount off entrance tickets!  If you're in Tokyo to party, make a beeline for Roppongi. Things at Japan's nightlife central just got a lot more exciting recently with the opening of DiA Tokyo. The shiny new club, whose name is inspired by the words "Dear...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.61 39 4
Shopping for antiques while traveling can be a stressful endeavor, especially artwork.  A series of questions always run through my mind (yours, too, I'm sure): How fragile is it--will it break if I put it in a bag?  How will I lug something this big back to the hotel room, let alone all the way ...more...
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60Eri LinLV.43 14 2
Walking around Kyoto Station or the Sanjo/Kawaramachi shopping district make you hungry? Look no further than Musashi Sushi. With branches just a few minutes walk away from Sanjo station as well as inside Kyoto Station itself, Musashi Sushi is a conveyor belt sushi restaurant known for its budget...more...
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60Angie RinLV.9 44 4
Cute maids greet you on the streets of Akihabara while elegant butlers welcome you on Otome Road in Ikebukuro. How much better can Tokyo’s theme cafes get? While maid cafes and butler cafes are still a must-go, if you want to try something a little different with a funny, casual, music filled atm...more...
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60Kevin HongLV.24 51 3
Welcome!Congratulations for stumbling across this article. Chances are, you are looking to visit perhaps my favourite place in all of Japan, the kitchen and soul of Japan, and the place where nightlife meets fun- Dotonbori! Situated in the Namba district of Osaka, Dotonbori offers a unique and me...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 126 6
You might be joining me from the first part of my article (if so - thank you for reading, and if not, you can check out the first part here!) but I'm back with the second half of the convenience store showdown.In the first article I mentioned that my husband Mike and I thought it would be fun to ...more...
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60Kerstin YamaneLV.37 20 2
The second part of seasonal flowers in Japan includes the plants blooming at the second half of the year. Jap. morning glory (あさがお):You can find the japanese morning glory mostly around your neighborhood. It is a typical vine plant with small flowers in diffrent colors. Blooming time:  July ~ Oct...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 74 4
Summer is here in Japan - and with that comes a number of tasty seasonal treats. As always, Pocky tends to release a few delicious offerings to coincide with different times of the year and special occasions, and one that I saw today was Mango Pocky! Here in Japan, mangoes are pretty expensive - ...more...
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60Kerstin YamaneLV.37 17 2
In addition for the love of food, there is another passion that most Japanese value and share. It is the love for the nature. Japan is a country full of beautiful landscapes. You can enjoy nature everywhere in the mountains and forests or at the Oceanside. There are many festivals for celebrating...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.69 690 8
In our household, we're split in terms of something that is very, very important when living in or visiting Japan...Which convenience store is our favorite? My favorite is 7-11, whereas Mike's favorite is Family Mart - it tends to be a bit of a personal preference thing, and there are a lot of fa...more...