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Toyosu fish market In Toyosu Fish Market
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Tsukiji is Gone. Here’s How You Must Visit The New Toyosu Fish Market

Eating the best possible sushi probably sits high on the list of foods for most travelers coming to Japan. The Tsukiji fish market (=築地市場) was one of the most popular places to achieve that goal. In October 2018, the world famous Tsukiji fish market moved to an area called Toyosu (=豊洲), which is just next to Odaiba (=お台場). We’ve visited the

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Travel In Japan
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Traveling in Japan? How to Be Prepared to Have The Best Trip

Traveling to Japan sits high atop the travel wishes of many worldwide. As evidence for this, Japan welcomed 28.7 million visitors, an increase of 18 million from the previous year. This will only increase with the Tokyo Olympics soon to begin.  Japan has managed to make itself a more desirable destination in the past few years

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Japanese Monkey In Natural Onsen
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Japanese Hot Springs: All You Need to Know to Onsen Like a Pro

I can’t tell you how many times foreigners asked me the same question over and over “Even though we say Japanese are shy, how could you be naked in hot spring with others in Japan? You guys are so crazy!” To begin, we call hot springs “Onsen (=温泉)” in Japanese. For Japanese, because being naked

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Kamakura City
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Why Kamakura is One of The Best Cities to Visit in Japan

Kamakura (=鎌倉) is a popular day’s trip destination because of its proximity from Tokyo. It takes about an hour from most major Tokyo train stations to reach the ancient Japanese capital. In addition, for those who are visiting Japan and are based in Tokyo, visiting Kamakura is a great idea. You get to see a

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