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60Mieke PetersLV.41 61 6
Click here for part I - Unique, but pricey sleeping experienceshttps://www.odigo.jp/articles/7001-experience-japan-while-you-sleep-the-ultimate-list-of-unique-and-unique-while-on-the-cheap-accomodations-part-iUnique on the cheapLove Hotel The love hotel is a true gem for those on a budget. Love ...more...
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60Mieke PetersLV.41 43 3
Experience Japan while you sleepUnique, but pricey:Ryokan Probably the most popular sleeping experience on the list is the Ryokan experience.  This traditional Japanese inn originated in the Edo Period and typically feature tatami-matted rooms, communal bathrooms and public arease where visitors...more...
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60Liz AvocadoLV.42 39 2
Ryokans in Japan offer a taste of traditional Japanese culture. They feature antique decorations, tatami floors, communal baths, and much more. If you are ever in Japan, stay in a Ryokan at least once to get the full Japanese experience. I had the privilege to accommodate at a Ryokan in Tokyo. T...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.66 207 6
When it comes to booking accommodation, most of us look for things like proximity of the hotel to transport and other attractions we want to see. But what if the hotel itself was an attraction? The Tokyo area has a bunch of fun and unique accommodation options - here are three that I really want ...more...
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60Ksenia SmithLV.24 54 5
Konnichiwa everyone!Finding accommodation for our trip to Japan was pretty easy, as nearly everything was booked online beforehand. Airbnb About 90% of our accommodation was booked through on the Airbnb site. The length of our trip was rather long and we didn’t want to waste most our money on ...more...
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60Donna RhaeLV.44 63 1
Being a tattooed women I wondered how my ink would impact my Japanese experience. From what I've gathered Japan has had a long history of disliking tattoos and the stigma is still present today. Rarely, will you see a Japanese citizen with tattoos, and the few that do can be seen as outsiders in ...more...
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60Kenneth McAllisterLV.35 16 1
There are many campsites and onsen (hot spring) areas in Niigata around the mountains, and a particularly pleasant one worth visiting is Akamatsuyama Camping Ground in Yasuda, Agano City. Situated on the side of Shiroyama (lit. “Castle Mountain”) this camp ground has fantastic views on the drive ...more...
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60Donna RhaeLV.44 36 4
In my previous article about being polite in Japan I went over simple ways in expressing politeness through actions. This article will go over being polite through speech with titles such as -san, -sama, -kun, -chan etc. Addressing People in JapanIn Japan you address people by their last name, or...more...
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60Donna RhaeLV.44 73 5
If you did the minimal amount of research into Japan you probably know that it's a very polite, respectful country. I'm not saying that other countries aren't kind to others, it's just that Japan seems to have their entire culture centered around being as kind as possible. There are a few things ...more...
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60Tania LoNeroLV.20 127 8
Okay, so now you have your plane booked to go to Japan but where are you going to stay?As a first timer with my daughter, I decided an Airbnb would be good because we would have the convenience of home but also not have to worry so much about price since we were on a budget. We stayed at an airbn...more...