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60Donna RhaeLV.32 2 1
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.32 30 4
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 70 7
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...
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60Donna RhaeLV.32 872 23
When traveling to Japan your first thoughts are obviously what to bring. You might wonder how Japanese products might differ from American products, and if you can spare not bringing some things if you can buy it at a Japanese connivence store. I personally have never been to Japan but I've done ...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 113 4
If you're looking for a hotel in Yokohama that's conveniently located, as well as somewhere that offers killer views, I have the place for you! That place is the Royal Park Hotel.The hotel itself is located in Landmark Tower, taking up floors 52 through 67. Our room was on floor 55, and you can s...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 123 4
I'm always on the hunt for great accommodation spots - I have a bit of a list that accumulates with recommendations from friends, or places I've read about online that I'd love to stay at. One that I'd love to share with all of you that I stayed at not too long ago was Hidatei Hanaougi, in Hida T...more...
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60Tania LoNeroLV.20 16 2
We Stayed that this Ryokan and it was Awesome!  Quiet and the staff were great!  Located a 15-minute walk or a 5-minute drive from Jr or Keisei Narita Station and just a 15-minute drive from Narita Airport. With over 240 years of history, the Japanese-style hotel is ideal for travelers visiting t...more...
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60Joe RiggertLV.26 310 8
Entrance to Kohan no Yado Morimoto (photo courtesy of rakuten.com) One of the must do experiences when visiting Japan is to visit an onsen.  When you think of what an onsen should be, it should be relaxing, welcoming, clean, and with great food.  In short it should be an escape and Kohan no Yado...more...
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60Odigo TravelLV.60 125 8
Asakusa is one of the most well-known spots in Tokyo, so naturally you are offered an abundance of choices when it comes to accommodation.  However, how do you distinguish the good ones from the really awesome ones?  The really awesome ones have a stylish café and bar in their lobby, and what’s m...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.53 162 6
With its beautiful nature, its wonderful onsen, its fantastic views of Fuji-san, and its myriad museums, Hakone is a must-visit location in Japan, and to me, there is only one must-stay hotel in Hakone: the Fujiya Hotel.Conveniently located in the heart of Hakone, the Fujiya Hotel is only about a...more...