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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Yokohama Sightseeing

I am a little way outside of Tokyo to go Yokohama sightseeing. The area was once a quaint fishing town, where nothing much really happened. After the American people came with their ships, Yokohama opened...

Journey in Japan Part 34: Pot, Kettle, Snack

Today I take the Toei Asakusa Line for the first time in my life. Each time the train starts it sounds as if there is music coming from beneath the carriages. It turns out that...

Haneda versus Narita Airport

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...
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The Beauty of the Hydrangeas in Kamakura

Check out the beauty of the Hydrangeas in Kamakura at Meigetsu-in. Hydrangeas are known as 紫陽花 or Ajisai in Japanese. They are just a short walk from Kita-Kamakura Station on the Yokosuka line. It's...

Kirin Beer Factory Tour – Yokohama

The Kirin Beer Factory Tour is the company's free information session and introduction to its globally recognised beer brand. The idea is not unique though, as you can take part in a range of...

Sakuragicho – Yokohama’s Habourside Hangout

In the sweltering summer months in Japan, the heat and humidity get turned up, especially in Tokyo. So, Sakuragicho - Yokohama's harbourside hangout, is a great place to escape some of the heat or...

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