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The capital of Japan is a hub of eccentricities, a clash of old and new, a whirlwind adventure and a place for everything kawaii and innovative. There are many ways to describe it but if you are wondering what to do in Tokyo in 5 days, here are my five cents. (In total, I have […]
It is truly one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in all of Tokyo. Not far from the Imperial Palace in the heart of Japans’ capital, include the Chidorigafuchi boat rental into your Tokyo itinerary. The spot is super popular but hasn’t been discovered by most international tourists yet and is therefore still a […]
Shibamata (柴又) is a Tokyo neighborhood on the eastern end of the Japanese city. It sits snugly at the border and the Edogawa River is a convenient border between Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture. During the Edo period (1603-1868), it actually didn’t belong to Tokyo (Edo) at all. Nowadays, it gets quite a vivid fanbase that’s […]
If you are staying in Osaka, there is a lot to see but you might be curious to explore the Kansai region. There are so many local gems, so many castles and temples, you could travel forever. So here are a few day trip ideas to make planning your Kansai and Osaka itinerary easier.