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We are huge fans of Japan and all things Japanese so when we were asked to write about a specific region of Japan outside of Tokyo we had plenty to share with you! Japan is a country I always recommend to ...

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Tokyo is huge – fact! Each one of Tokyo’s suburbs could easily be classed as a city in its own right; the only way to describe Tokyo would be a “megacity“. If you have read my previous post you will ...

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Parts of Tokyo are still winding down when the Tsukiji Fish Market opens. With the neon lights of Akihabara and Ginza shining bright, overall-clad workmen start hauling trolleys around and organising the morning’s catch. The seafood is too fresh to ...

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Check out our thoughts of our magical travel experiences in Japan.

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The beautiful cities of Kyoto and Hiroshima in Japan

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Japan has become rather predictable. Every time you stop and eat you salivate like crazy at the thought and always leave satisfied, not only by the food! Find out more on our culinary adventures.

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Back in Tokyo where we feel at home, I’ve come to notice that because of the massive population (Some stat websites claim tokyo is the largest city in the world) everyone gets more for less. This isn’t always true in ...

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The fun, pretty and walkable sights of Sapporo in Northern Japan

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An early start is never easy on holiday... unless you're about to travel on the world famous Shinkansen (Bullet train). The trainspotter in anybody will soon become apparent when you step onto a platform full of the most amazing high speed trains you've ever seen. Find out about our exciting journey!

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A whirlwind tour of some of Tokyo's districts.

Woke up late to a stunningly sunny day so knew it was going to be a good one. Bodded straight off to Shibuya to see the really busy pedestrian crossing. Find out what we did next!

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Jet lag definitely isn't your friend but the sunrise out of our massive bedroom window (wall to wall) definitely is! I sat and read the complimentary paper (The Tokyo Times)