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Tokyo’s Best Temples and Shrines

Various shrines at Sensoji Temple Tokyo

Introducing 11 of the best temples and shrines in Tokyo: Despite the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, with 20 million people going about their daily business, there are a few sanctuaries of peace and quiet found within the city of

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Robot Restaurant Kabukicho Tokyo

Take photos with the Robots

Tokyo has a lot of different themed restaurants like the Ninja Restaurant, Maid Cafes and the Robot Restaurant. Restaurants where you don’t just go to eat but enjoy some entertainment at the same time. The Robot Restaurant is a multi-million

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Nagoya Japan Tourist Highlights

Nagoya Castle Nagoya Japan

Nagoya is Japan’s 3rd largest city after Tokyo (including Yokohama) and Osaka with around 2.3 million people. Nagoya is located west of Tokyo, 100 minutes away from Tokyo by the Shinkansen Bullet Train. Nagoya is a pleasant city, not as

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Food you have to try when visiting Nagoya Japan

Tebasaki Spicy Chicken Wings

All regions of Japan have specialty food which the region is famous for. Nagoya has a few specialty food dishes which are famous all over Japan. If you ask someone from Nagoya which food you have to try when you

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Ancient Japan just 1 hour from Tokyo

Hasedera Great Kannon Temple Kamakura

Kamakura is a small town just 1 hour by train south west of Tokyo. Kamakura was the ancient capital of Japan from 1185 – 1333. During this time the first Shogun Minamato no Yoritomo ruled all of Japan from Kamakura. At

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Tokyo

Cheap Eats in Tokyo – Where to get a cheap meal in Tokyo

Tokyo Cheap Eats

Tokyo can be an expensive city to eat out in. But there are still loads of cheap restaurants where you can get a meal for under 1000 Yen. I am going to show you 6 Japanese chain restaurants where you can

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Halal Restaurants in Tokyo

Halal food is become easier to find in restaurants in Tokyo. Most Japanese restaurants are not Halal as pork is a very common meat in Japanese restaurants. There are now more international restaurants opening in Tokyo so restaurants from Malaysia,

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Eating Japanese Katsu Curry in Tokyo

Japanese curry in Tokyo

When I visit Tokyo, one of my favourite Japanese comfort foods to eat is Japanese curry, and more specifically Katsu curry, that delicious Japanese curry with rice with a big slab of pork cutlet on top. When the weather in

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Best Views Over Tokyo

View over Tokyo at night from North Tower

If you are looking for the best views over Tokyo then head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Nishi-Shinjuku, on the western side of Shinjuku Train Station, around 10 minutes walk from the West Exit. Check out the video

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The Healing Temple – Koganji Temple Tokyo

The Healing Temple - Koganji Temple

Koganji Temple is a Buddhist Temple located in Sugamo Tokyo, just 6 stops from Shinjuku Train Station on the Yamanote temple. Kogangi is often referred to as the Healing temple. Check out the video of Koganji Temple in Tokyo Kaganji

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