Category: Japantravel

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Useful Smartphone Apps for Japan

Useful Smartphone Apps for Japan Preparing for your trip the “smart” way before you go Downloading some of the right smartphone apps before travelling in and around Japan can save a whole lot of stress when the useful information you need is at your fingertips, and all in one place! FREE WI-FI I recommend Travel …

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An Experience at Tsukiji Market at 5am!

Tsukiji Market at 5am Catching a world-famous piece of tuna action in Tokyo Here is a pretty standard thought process for when many people think of Japan: Japan — sushi — fish, fish, fish — massive tuna torpedoes laying in a Tsukiji Market warehouse. Tsukiji Market Address: 5 Chome-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan Website: http://www.tsukiji-market.or.jp/tukiji_e.htm …

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Zao Fox Village – See and play with six types of cute foxes!

Zao Fox Village See and play with six types of cute foxes! Zao Fox Village Kawarago-11-3 Fukuokayatsumiya, Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture Website: http://zao-fox-village.com/en (English) Located in the mountains near Shiroishi, there is a ‘village’ that is filled with over 100 animals and 6 different types of foxes. This ‘Fox Village’ is one of the best places in …

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Yes, there is a Detective Conan Airport in Japan!

Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport Detective Conan gets his own airport Tottori prefecture in the Chūgoku region, is the least populous prefecture in Japan. Known for its sand dunes, the one and only sand dunes in Japan, it is also known as the “Manga Kingdom”, as it is the hometown of many manga artists, like Hokuei …

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Saitama’s Enmusubi Wind Chime Festival (9 July – 31 August 2016)

The sound of summer in Japan is often best encapsulated by the tinkling of wind chimes, delicate creations that can be found hanging above verandas or from the eaves of temples. In the Tokyo area, there’s no better place to experience the charms of a wind chime festival than in the historic city of Kawagoe. …

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Tsuta Ramen 蔦 – World’s First Michelin-starred Ramen Restaurant is coming to Singapore?

UPDATED: Tsuta Ramen is open in Singapore now! Read my review HERE! Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta  Michelin-star ramen in Sugamo Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta (ジャパニーズソバヌードル 蔦) is a small, 9-seater ramen shop in north Tokyo’s Sugamo, that caused a big stir in the culinary world when it became the first ever ramen shop to be …

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Narita Express vs Skyliner | Which Train to Take from Narita Airport to Tokyo?

Narita Express vs Skyliner Which Train to Take from Narita Airport to Tokyo? When Narita Airport first opened in 1978, you could not even get to the Tokyo area by using Japan’s best form of transport, trains! Now, it is served by multiple lines, operated by Keisei Electric Railway and JR East, and you can …

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Field Of Millions Of Flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park

Field Of Millions Of Flowers Unmatched sight, aroma at Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki Hitachi Seaside Park Office 605-4 Onuma-aza, Mawatari, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki 312-0012, Japan (Map) (Directions) Website:   English | 日本語 Before I moved to Japan, there was one thing on my list: Hitachi Seaside Park. OK, it was actually just “that park with millions …

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Halal Bento Lunch Box available in Kansai Japan!

Halal Foods and Activities in Kansai! Mabruk assists travelers with box lunches, souvenirs and more Good news for all Muslim visitors to Japan. Do you have difficulty finding food that is both real Japanese cooking and halal? You don’t have to worry anymore. Mabruk caters to your needs! The first ever-store for halal lunch box …

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Vegan Guide to Shibuya

Vegan Guide to Shibuya Macrobiotic and breakfast options in Tokyo If you’re an avid vegan traveller, you’re likely familiar with HappyCow, an app for Android and iOs that lists all nearby vegan, vegetarian, and veg-friendly spots complete with photos, directions, and reviews. If Shibuya’s on your list of spots to visit, you’ll notice that HappyCow’s …