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Kasadoshima- Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi I went here for a day trip at the beginning of March.  To my surprise the island was covered in cherry blossoms despite there not being any cherry blossoms in other areas of Yamaguchi. After exploring the island and admiring the cherry blossoms I went to Ojo Hots...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 3 1
When you're traveling internationally, there's two main things you can't leave home without - your passport and a way of accessing cash when you arrive at your destination. These days I think most people just tend to take their ATM cards with them and withdraw money at their vacation spot rather ...more...
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60thyna vuLV.45 2 1
Worried about bringing medicine to Japan? Here's a brief(?) rundown on how it goes in Japan. I want to make a quick disclaimer that I'm not an expert on this, this is what I've found through my research since I (as well as my family) take prescription medications and I wanted to make sure we were...more...
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60Tara TrujilloLV.21 11 1
Japan- ahh... Japan is my happy place. When I touched down in Osaka, I felt a strange sense of comfort in the unfamiliarity. Even though there was kanji galore (that I am horrible with), I didn't feel panicked at all. Japan is one of those countries that you will be just fine getting around witho...more...
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60Leo GLV.11 8 3
RemoveI had always dreamt of traveling to Japan, and before I was actually able to visit the country I would get my fix of Japan by watching JVloggers/Japanese Video Bloggers, and soon I found myself knowing more and more about Japanese Culture, places to visit, and the way of life in Japan. Whi...more...
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60Caitlin FrunksLV.9 59 1
Reading Japanese literature in Japan is a wonderful immersive experience. If you’re a massive nerd like me, you can take literary pilgrimages to the places you visit in the novels.  I have traveled to some incredibly beautiful places because Mishima sent his melancholy protagonist there to descri...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 16 1
Kobe was a city that surprised me with just how much I enjoyed it. Sadly I was only there for a couple of days - but I would go back in a heartbeat if I had the chance!Here's 5 things I really enjoyed when I was in Kobe! The Kobe Waterfront Area The Kobe Waterfront is just a really pleasant area ...more...
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60Kim DaoLV.33 63 1
Hi everyone! It's Kim Dao here, today I'm going to be sharing 10 Japan travelling tips which would be useful for first time travellers to Japan.Travelling to Japan for the first time can be scary, especially if you don't know how to speak the language. Thankfully it is quite easy to travel to Jap...more...
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60Bethany BeffineeLV.42 7 1
Tokyo is known for being one of the most exciting and busy cities in the world. However it is surprisingly easy to escape the crowds and relax in one of Tokyo's peaceful parks. If you're travelling in Japan I highly recommend visiting a Japanese garden as they are very different to parks in other...more...
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60Sherilyn SiyLV.42 56 12
I'll put together something when I get home, we tell ourselves. But you and I know this never happens. Once we get back home from our trip and into the busyness of our daily routine, we file away the mementos we have collected in our travels and forget about them until the next time we have to c...more...