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Yanesen, a Guide to Old Town Tokyo

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October 3, 2018

The old town of Yanesen is a charming district in the north-eastern side of Tokyo. It gets its name, Ya-Ne-Sen, from the three neighborhoods that make up the area: Yanaka, Nezu, and Sendagi. Known for its traditional buildings and temples that have stood the test of time, Yanesen Tokyo…

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Japanese 30th Grand Prix: Learn More About the History of Formula One in Japan

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September 27, 2018

For those who are familiar with racing events held around the world, the Grand Prix and Formula One races are the two most commonly…

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30 Japanese expressions to know when traveling in Japan (infographic)

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September 24, 2018

When traveling to the land of the rising sun, it’s a good idea learn a few Japanese words or expressions. Although you probably can…

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How to Behave While in Japan? 10 Japanese Manners You Need to Know

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September 21, 2018

The world is full of marvelously different peoples and cultures. Experiencing them is one of today’s greatest allowances, thanks to technology and the ease…

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What is the difference between a Shrine and a Temple in Japan?

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September 21, 2018

It’s hard to keep all the facts straight when you’re a visitor in a foreign land. Many people who come to Japan to see…

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How Do You Properly Bow in Japan? (infographic)

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September 18, 2018

Bow in Japan – One of the first things that people learn about Japan – other than where it is on the map -…

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Japanese Emperor’s Abdication: 10 Things You Need to Know

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September 14, 2018

Japanese Emperor’s Abdication – Japan has been making waves in media outlets around the world with the recent announcement that their beloved emperor, Akihito,…

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Onomichi Japan – Step by Step Guide

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September 14, 2018

Onomichi is one of the most charming small towns in Hiroshima Prefecture. Famous for its Temple Walk which features 25 temples along the Seto…

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What To Do in Case of an Earthquake in Japan? (infographic)

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September 13, 2018

Earthquake Japan – For those currently living and working in Japan, earthquakes are commonplace happenings that are easily ignored when they happen throughout the…

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Ueno Shopping – The best spots

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September 12, 2018

In the northeast of Tokyo lies Ueno, which is famous for its many world class museums such as the Tokyo National Museum and the…

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Asakusa Shopping – The best spots

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September 12, 2018

In the north-east of central Tokyo lies the historical district Asakusa. Unlike other districts, Asakusa has remained a more traditional neighborhood with its many…

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Chopstick Etiquette Japan (infographic)

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September 11, 2018

Chopsticks have been used in East Asia for over 2000 years and came to Japan around 500 A.D. from China. They are the most…

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Kanazawa Japan – A Complete Travel Guide You Must Read

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September 3, 2018

Kanazawa is a relatively small city (you can reach many places by foot, if you like to walk) in Ishikawa prefecture. It is full…

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Our Selection of the 10 Things to do in Odaiba Japan

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August 29, 2018

Odaiba is one of Japan’s most well-known and popular artificial island. This man-made island was initially built in the 1850s for defensive purposes, however…

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Nagano Japan – The Ultimate Travel Guide You Need To Read

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August 28, 2018

Nagano Prefecture is a beautiful region located in the middle of Japan’s Honshu Island. Known for its dreamlike wintery landscapes and challenging peaks, this…

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Ginza Shopping – 10 Shops & Malls You Should Buy From

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August 24, 2018

Ginza Shopping – Located in Chuo ward lies Ginza (meaning “Silver Mint”), the famous luxury neighborhood with its upscale shopping offerings and high-class entertainment…

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