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Kobe the Port City – Top 10 Experiences in Central Kansai

Kobe the port city, is the 4th biggest port in Japan and the 5th largest city in the nation. It has a population of...
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Top 10 New Year Japanese Words – Happy New Year 2019 from FAQ

2018 is coming to a close, and maybe you’ll be drinking, eating, dancing or relaxing the year away. So, this our top 10 New...

4 Best Night Views in Japan

Japan has its fair share of great night scenery too, and here we have listed the 4 best night views in Japan. Surprisingly too,...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas – Top 8 Japanese Christmas Words

Tis' the season to be jolly, and here are our Top 8 Japanese Christmas Words for the year. This is our attempt at spreading...
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Gallery Toto – Narita Airport’s Finest Toilets

Head over to Terminal 2 of Narita's Airport and you can discover a uniquely fresh (and a little gross) gallery of sorts. Gallery Toto...
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Visit Kyoto via the Traditional Kyotrain

Starting from next spring, you will be able to visit Kyoto via the traditional Kyotrain from Osaka. Many people see Osaka as the heart...

Winter in Sapporo – 8 Things You Must Do!

Sapporo is the 5th largest city in Japan and the largest in Hokkaido. Winter in Sapporo is famous for its large snow festival, which...

Harry’s Sandwich Co – Prime American Comfort Food

Harry's Sandwich Co strikes a careful balance between homemade comfort-food and authentic American cooking. Especially, when your Californian friend reassures you of its genuine...
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Robot Tour Guides at Landmark Tower in Yokohama

Robot Tour Guides at Landmark Tower, which is Yokohama's Tallest Skyscraper, have joined the tourism team. The new futuristic assistants act as tour guides...
The Sai Kanji of the year 2018

Kanji of the year 2018 is …

The Kanji of the year 2018 is「災」(sai) meaning disaster or curse. This character reflects many of the events and adversity that Japan has faced...

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