Tokyo, while not really a religious city in comparison to many, has some really good 'illuminations' and 'light-up' displays around Christmas and New Year's. What makes Tokyo so great is that all the main shopping centers, malls and department stores...
The new Super Cheap Japan book is the ultimate guidebook for those traveling to Japan on a budget. Available across the world at retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Book Depository, it is a painstakingly researched book...
A walk through Jimbocho? I cannot think of any stroll, rain or shine, that a book lover would enjoy more. Jimbocho, Tokyo’s used book town, is easily accessed from Shinjuku via the Shinjuku subway line (toward 各停Moto-Yawata, Jimbocho Station, exit...
Here are our top 10 places to visit in Japan for the autumn leaves! 1. Meiji Jingu Gaien (明治神宮外苑) Have a lovely walk down the road leading to the Emperor's palace. When: Late November to early December The closest station is Gaienmae on the...
It's that time of the year again! The autumn leaves are coming out. It's a great time to visit Japan, as most spots are free to visit. The Autumn colour season is also longer than the cherry blossom season,...
Nikko is a perfect trip for nature-lovers looking to get out of the city. A direct train from Asakusa (express or local, depending on your budget) will take you to the National Park – comprising forests, mountains, waterfalls, lakes...

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