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Refreshing Day Trip to Tateyama Alpine Route from Tokyo!

Tateyama Alpine Route is a beautiful mountain sightseeing route passing through the northern part of the Japanese Alps stretching from Toyama to Nagano prefecture. You can enjoy the changing scenery on every season. There are some good hiking courses for everyone so if you want to look for the best summer destination in Japan, Tateyama Alpine Route is for you.
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What is Edo? An Overview of The History of Japan

You might have heard of "Edo" when you were reading about Japan to prepare your trip, or when you were reading about the country and its history. Often Edo is mentioned when talking about the history of Tokyo. However, it is difficult, even for Japanese, to elaborate on the word in detail. Edo refers to a certain period of time the country's long history, plus it is also the former name of Tokyo, the capital of Japan. In this article, we will help you learn about the Edo period and find out enjoyable tourist spots offering “Edo experiences”!
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Hiking Trails Izu Peninsula

Izu Peninsula is located in Shizuoka Prefecture and famous for its beaches, onsen and marine sports. The peninsula is a part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and its mountains and highlands attracts trekkers and nature lovers. It is a popular weekend getaway since the area is well connected to Tokyo and Kanagawa by train. In this article we will list some of the best hiking trails on the peninsula!
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The Best Fully Equipped Camp Sites Near Tokyo

Close to Tokyo you have several fully equipped camp sites. Here are 10 great options where you can enjoy the goodness of nature, but also have some luxury!
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Brief History of Tokyo; Nihonbashi and Things To Do in Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi is a buzzing commercial district named after the iconic bridge which is seen as the kilometer zero marker for Japan's national highway network since the early Edo Period. In this blog we will explain more about the history of this lively area and best places to go.
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Best Hiking Trails Near Tokyo Suited For Everyone

Would you like to get away from busy city life in Tokyo? There are plenty of hiking spots where you can relax being surrounded by beautiful nature in and around Tokyo. Everyone can use some time in nature every once in a while to recharge your battery. The mountains close to Tokyo offer some of the best hikes in Japan. Also, because most are so close to the city, you can easily do one-day hikes without much planning! Though, if you prefer to make a weekend trip out of your hiking adventure, we have also some overnight options for you. Here is our list of recommended hiking trails, for beginners as well are the more advanced hikers, with easy access from Tokyo.
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The Best Parks in Tokyo To Enjoy Nature

Even though Tokyo is one of world’s busiest and biggest cities with its crowded places, many skyscrapers, and large public transportation network, the city also has its fair share of green park areas which provides people opportunities to escape from the bustling city life. Besides the calming greenery and a place to relax, often, the parks offer many other interesting and beautiful shrines, museums or other great places as well. In this article we introduce some of the best parks in Tokyo to alternate your crowded sight seeing time with some peaceful nature!
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10+ Popular Manga and Anime Locations in Tokyo ―Gundam, Sailor Moon, Your Name and More!

If you are a Manga or Anime lover, Tokyo has full of surprises for you. Here we introduce popular Manga/Anime locations you can actually visit in Tokyo!
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Best Places to Visit in Chiba

Chiba prefecture is located just east of Tokyo and the number one most-visited for tourists is... Narita International Airport! A large part of the prefecture is made up of the Boso Peninsula, which offers popular tourists’ destinations especially for people from Kanto region. Chiba features one of the longest beaches in Japan (60 km!), a large aquarium, historical sites, one of the most important temples in the country, the most visited theme parks in Japan, and much more. Here are our recommended places to visit in Chiba.
What to eat & drink

Most Unique Restaurants In Tokyo

Eating establishments and bars can be found everywhere in Japan, and, like everywhere else, there is a wide range to cater everyone's needs. In Tokyo there is a wide range of trendy, unique, weird and crazy themed cafe's and restaurants. You have probably heard of the animal cafe's, the maid cafe's and many others. When you have visited "normal" restaurants/bars and you are looking for a different experience, consider one of the following places. It will be a unique experience guaranteed!
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