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Fukuoka City is a large and populous city in Kyushu Prefecture, to the south of Japan. Close to Korea and not far from China, with access to the sea, it is an international city with a rich history. This capital of Fukuoka Prefecture is also well known as a gourmet capital for being home to the ...more...
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Japan may have switched to celebrating the New Year on January 1st of the Western calendar back during the Meiji Era, but down in  cosmopolitan Nagasaki, that's no reason not to celebrate Chinese New Year as well.When I went down to Nagasaki recently, I thought I knew the basics of the city's his...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.28 26 2
Kyoto was definitely a love at first sight. And every place we've been in Kyoto was very nostalgic: from food to old villages, beautiful bamboo forest to old temples. And when you hear the word Kyoto, I'm pretty sure that most of us, if not all would imagine these places: the bright orange colore...more...
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There are quite a few theme parks in Japan, the top ones in Tokyo being Disneyland and Disney Sea, but if you don’t have the time or want to try something different, we highly recommend Hanayashiki amusement park, smack in the middle of Asakusa. It’s Japan’s oldest theme park, first opening its d...more...
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A five-day tour is recommended for your first trip to Okinawa. However, much of your time will probably be spent traveling from one place to another since Okinawa’s public transport is not very convenient. There is the monorail train in Naha, though you can also take the express bus if you wish t...more...
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Okinawa is the southernmost island in Japan, consisting of the main Okinawa Island, Miyako Islands, and Yaeyama Islands. It is closer to Taiwan than it is to the Japan mainland. Unlike Tokyo and Osaka, Okinawa is not known for its developed economy, nor is it like Hokkaido and Kyoto which are po...more...
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With a subtropical climate, Okinawa is an ideal traveling destination all throughout the year. The local temperature remains at roughly 20℃-—even in the winter! A favorite season to visit, however, is in the summer, which takes place from June to October. Bright and sunny days are often seen duri...more...
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A magnificent vermillion temple rising from a lake full of lily pads. The oldest still-existing shrine in Japan. Revered green tea. It is only in Uji where you can find them all.   Just 20 minutes by train from Kyoto Station, and an hour from Osaka, Uji is a wonderful day-trip for those looking t...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.28 26 1
Traveling on a budget can be quite difficult if you're planning to transfer from one place to another. That was our recent experience when we made our way from Nagoya to Osaka, but all in all - it was an incredible experience! My husband and I was so fortunate to travel with friends to Japan las...more...
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So this is basically me travelling through Tohoku region in 7 days in fall 2016. I purchased 7-day JR pass so I thought why not make use the most of it. This itinerary is flexible so you can change it as much as you want.  Tips:  For ones who travel with JR pass, always visit Hyperdia for updated...more...