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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Journey in Japan Part 62: Schindler’s Lift

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My friend and I meet up at 10 am, and catch the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Shibuya. Today is once again warm, and all trace of Christmas day is gone. There are no...

10 Ways Tokyo Drift is Not Like the Real Japan

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The power sliding revelation 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift' that hit cinemas back in 2006 actually had a lot of footage shot within Japan. It would become renowned for shining the spotlight...
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SIM Card in Japan – Best Options with Mobal

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A SIM Card in Japan is a must these days. Perhaps you're travelling around for a few days or weeks, or potentially you're seeking to stay a few months, years or even permanently. One...

Australia vs Japan: Daily Life Comparison

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I thought it would be nice to discuss the differences between Australia vs Japan: daily life! Every year we are seeing a trend of more and more Australians visiting Japan. Australia being close to...

How to Buy Tickets for the New Mt Fuji Excursion Express

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Perhaps you heard about the new Mt Fuji Excursion Express from Shinjuku, which started on March 16 this year. Since JR announced the service, there has been some confusion about how to purchase tickets,...

Haneda versus Narita Airport

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Since Haneda added its International Terminal in 2010 the Haneda versus Narita Airport decision is a common hassle for travellers and residents alike. Haneda has the luxury of being located significantly closer to the...

8 Reasons Why You Need a JR Rail Pass

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Some people still ask 'Why you need a JR Rail Pass', well the answer is pretty simple. The JR Rail Pass is great value for foreign tourists, so much so that we foreign expats...

Abandoned by Disney

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The sun is shining, and my friend Christine and I are on our way to Tokyo Disneyland. A 115-acre theme park in Urayasu, Chiba. A place where dreams come true, apparently. A badly written but strangely...

Seasonal Japanese Food in Autumn

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So it's September and that means its time to start thinking about the seasonal Japanese food in Autumn. As temperatures start to taper off, we see 秋 (あき or Aki) 'Fall' or 'Autumn in...

Sapporo Dome – Sapporo City

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Sapporo Dome is in Japan's northern island in Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was recently built in May 2001, so its appearance is pretty modern as far as stadiums go. From the exterior, you would swear...