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1|imageslimKim BLV.85 1 1
When it comes to my favorite way to vacation, I'd have to say that relaxing at a ryokan is up there at the top. Great food, pleasant accommodation, and best of all - onsen facilities! My most-loved ryokan experience in Japan so far was one with a brilliant view of Mount Fuji - it was one of those...more...
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1|imageslimAki DLV.45 819 11
WATCH THE VIDEO OF OUR TRIP HERE! (Coming soon) If you wondering where to start searching outside of Tokyo, visiting Yokohama and Kamakura is a must. It is only about an hour long train ride to get from the city, and yet you feel as if you have escaped somewhere even further.  So myself, boyfri...more...
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1|imageslimHayden MurphyLV.44 54 1
The city of Yokosuka, Kanagawa has a long history as a navy town. The Tokugawa Shogunate began developing military facilities here in the 1860's, and the Meiji government continued the project until Yokosuka was home to a major naval base. Since WWII most of the ships in port have been US Navy v...more...
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1|imageslimKurt LowLV.49 733 25
We’ve all eaten instant noodles at some point. It’s cheap, easy and delicious. But do you know the story behind one of the most iconic food products in modern history? We didn't, so my partner Shiori and I went to Yokohama to find out!At the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama, you’ll get to learn the...more...
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1|imageslimMolly ThompsonLV.3 484 4
Hakone: Back in Time but Not So Far AwayLocated just southwest of Tokyo, Hakone is one of the most popular hot springs resorts in Japan. The reasons for this are obvious: the volcanic activity in the area creates natural hot springs, while the mountainous terrain allows for beautiful hiking trail...more...
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1|imageslimFreya FangLV.40 558 9
The mere mention of Kamakura and Enoshima evokes images of ancient towns, temples and shrines, and the renowned beauty of the Shonan Coast. Every season the region attracts visitors from all over Japan and the world. The best way to enjoy the scenic beauty of the area is to take the Enoden Railwa...more...
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1|imageslimFreya FangLV.40 105 1
Hakone is a popular travel destination that is located close to Tokyo. When most people think of Hakone, hot springs comes to mind. But did you know you can find a hidden gem of a spot located within the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park? Get off the beaten path and visit the Pola Museum of Art. En...more...
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1|imageslimThalia HarrisLV.1 70 1
Last year on Sunday, April 4th along with a travel group, I attended the world-famous Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus).  Also known as the Penis Festival, this celebration of fertility happens the first Sunday of April every year at the Kanayama Jinja Shrine, which houses the Grea...more...
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1|imageslimJennifer WeissLV.12 26 2
In the vast concrete jungle of Tokyo, it's easy for me to feel disconnected from nature and I'm sure I'm not the only one. Even though the city has some beautiful parks, gardens and riverside promenades to offer, it feels good to get out of the city entirely and experience wild Japanese nature. S...more...
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1|imageslimAngeline ElopreLV.11 141 5
Spring is in the air, which only means one thing in Japan: cherry blossoms. Every year, during this much-awaited season, people from all over the world flock to Japan to witness these beauties first hand. Blooming left and right, they’re practically everywhere. While places like Tokyo and Kyoto h...more...