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Want to See and Enjoy Tokyo Affordably in One Day? Check This!

At the mention of Tokyo (東京), I am sure everyone has the idea that it is a costly place to visit. However, this is not 100 percent true. Just recently, my friend and I spent a day traveling around Tokyo area in, what I would say, an economical way. So how did we do that?…

One Day in Kamakura: 6 Places Not to Miss!

Are you staying in Tokyo and looking for a beautiful, green place with many attractions to visit nearby? Then you should go to the quaint seaside city of Kamakura. In the medieval period, Japan was governed from here and that’s why there are a lot of cultural treasures to find. Kamakura is easily accessible by…

Mount Shigi and Its Historic Temple: The Lesser-known Attractions of Nara

Located in the northwest of Nara lies the lesser known area of Mt. Shigi. Not only it is a nice place for a simple hike, there is also an interesting “tiger” temple known as Chogosonshi-ji Temple which is more widely referred to as Shigi-Bishamon Temple. At the entrance area of the temple, there is a…

All About Osaka EXPOCITY, the Largest Entertainment Complex in Japan

Osaka EXPOCITY, Japan’s largest entertainment complex, opened in Suita City, Osaka in November 2015. There are eight entertainment sections and a brief explanation will be given on each of them below. 1. Nifrel A post shared by 生きているミュージアム NIFREL(ニフレル)公式 (@nifrel_official) on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:51am PDT This is the first building on the left as…

3 Useful New Year Train Passes for Travelers in Kansai

In Japan, New Year is a very important day and they usually perform the “hatsumode 初詣” visit to shrines and temples during the first week of the year. In order for people to be able to visit the shrines more easily (without incurring high expenses) during this period, the Kansai area Hankyu and Hanshin train…
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Top 5 Recommended Winter Illuminations to See in Osaka

During the end of the year, many places throughout Japan hold illumination events. In this article, I would like to recommend you some that are held in Osaka. Some events require entrance fee while some are completely free! 1. Osaka – Illumi-Night Banpaku Xmas Author’s photo Even from the name, we can easily understand that…

2 Beautiful Kobe Illumination Events to Visit in 2015!

The end of the year is here and that means the annual nationwide illumination events. Here, I would like to tell you about two of the most beautiful illumination events held in Kobe. Kobe Luminarie reportersmagazine.com/ One of the famous illuminations in all of Japan is held in December every year since 1995 to commemorate…
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