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  • ShizuokaWe arrived in Shizuoka around 10am and left the ship to board a local ferry to Miho-no-Matsubara. A scenic spot of white sand, black sand and blue ocean where more than 30,000 pine trees line the coastline of around 7km. Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 15, 2019
  • KobeVibrant, cosmopolitan Kobe served as a maritime portal to Asia for centuries before it became one of the first Japanese ports open to foreign trade with the West in 1868. Surprisingly little evidence remains of the devastating earthquake of 1995. On Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 14, 2019
  • From Nice to Narita - Part 1I've traveled to several different places since I was born with family, friends and on my own. Therefore, I managed to acquire essential travel information, guidance and precautions to take whiles flighting. This is especially true for long distance fligh Posted by ルイーズ in 1 year in Tokyo | Sep 13, 2019
  • Autumn Leaves in Japan – in Hiroshima and Kyoto Miyajima covered by autumn leaves Autumn leaves have been especially beautiful this year in Japan. Here are some of the photos which our customers actually witnessed during our Posted by Japan Tour JOT in Explore Japan with Japan Oriental Tours | Sep 13, 2019
  • KochiWe started the day with a lecture on the ship from our friend Anne who told us about her sailing adventures on a 45’ yacht from Seattle to Tonga. She left Seattle last August and arrived in Tonga in August Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 13, 2019
  • Nagasaki, KagoshimaWe arrived in Nagasaki earlier than scheduled and set off to make the most of the extra time. Nagasaki has 5 street car lines so we decided that as it was so hot we would get an all day pass Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 12, 2019
  • Sakaiminato Sakaiminato’s history is steeped in fishing tradition as well as it seems cartoons. It is known as the hometown of one of the most celebrated manga artists, Shigeru Mizuki. The 800m street named after him is full of Yokai (supernatural Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 8, 2019
  • KanazawaKanazawa is the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture. Translated literally it means “marsh of gold”, and the city produces approximately 99% of the gold leaf in Japan. We started the day by purchasing a bus day pass (¥500) and getting on the Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 8, 2019
  • AkitaAkita Prefecture is situated in the north-eastern part of the Japanese mainland. We took the shuttle bus from the port for a 20 minute drive into the main town. As it was Saturday the streets were quite quiet. We walked Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 6, 2019
  • HakodateAfter a day at sea we arrived in Hakodate. Hakodate is one of the main cities on Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island. Looking over the town is a 334m high Mount Hakodate. We first took a wander through the morning markets Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 5, 2019
  • Hitachi Seaside Park, A Day Trip from Tokyo Entrance of Hitachi Seaside Park Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachi-Naka City in Ibaraki is becoming one of the most popular tourist spots for a day trip from Tokyo. Enjoy the great natu Posted by Japan Tour JOT in Explore Japan with Japan Oriental Tours | Sep 4, 2019
  • TokyoWell after spending a couple of weeks in Seattle catching up with friends, going to a Josh Groban concert and generally winding down we arrived in Tokyo. We were very unsure that we were going to get on the flight Posted by MaggieSyd in Our Adventures | Sep 3, 2019
  • My Japan tipsThese are a few tips I’ve picked up from many years of travelling in Japan. I’m told I know Tokyo better than most locals; I doubt this is actually true but almost 30 years of being a tourist has meant Posted by rosensfole in Never reaching the end... | Aug 31, 2019
  • Tokyo - Japan We arrived in Tokyo in the afternoon and then finally found our way to our hotel in the Shinjuku District, with the help of some young fellows at an Apple store that understood Bob's sign language. Our hotel Posted by Bob and Kerrie in 10 year anniversary jaunt | Aug 24, 2019
  • Days 3 and 4Well it's been a couple of huge days here in Tokyo! After a moment of extreme panic (but more on that later) I am writing this blog from Narita Airport, about to fly out for Vancouver.... So, when I last Posted by janemooney in Itchy Feet Travels | Aug 23, 2019
  • [Memory Lane] 1989/90 Manchester to Japan on SabenaI thought I would share some memories from my first long haul 5 week adventure to Japan from December 1989/January 1990. The outbound was certainly an interesting experience... Up to this point I had only flown a couple of times; a Posted by rosensfole in Never reaching the end... | Aug 22, 2019
  • Day 1 and 2After an uneventful 9 hour flight, with a little extra added due to 'unsettled weather for our arrival' (i.e. torrential rain and flash flooding) we arrived at our first destination...Tokyo. The immigration process at Narita Airport gave me a whole new Posted by janemooney in Itchy Feet Travels | Aug 20, 2019
  • ShinjukuWhen my son and I arrived at the Airport (Haneda), one of the first things that you will notice if you are looking around is that everything is color-coded and marked. Whether it’s the Limobus, the Monorail, the Metro Posted by tmulcahey in Japan 2019 | Aug 12, 2019
  • Ramen and Sushi tour : Tokyo 2019 - JapanOur trip to Japan involved packing in as much as we could. So in 10 days, we checked out multiple areas of Tokyo, Kyoto, Odawara, Hakone, Nagoya and Osaka. We experienced authentic and historic Japanese culture as well as their Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Mar 15, 2019
  • Japan's Western Food Is One Of World's Best, 2 Japan RestosIf you did not think Japan could top any more charts... Well, the shocking reality, Japan just did. Japan is adept when imitating others. Japan is known quite a bit for their imitation of Western food, particularly French and Italian. Posted by jaleksandra in Travelling With J. Aleksandra | Jul 7, 2019
  • The Subway System of TokyoThe vacation has finished. I spent a total of 16 days in the Land of the Rising Sun. As promised, I am here now to talk about the things that I saw, did, and hopefully to provide some Posted by tmulcahey in Japan 2019 | Jun 21, 2019
  • Abstract ShapesJapan was more than I expected and it was easy to bring preconceived notions to my photography. Posted by goodenough99 in Japan | Jun 15, 2019
  • Japanese Street Food Best for Fish LoversHunting for Japanese food? Here's one delicious grilled salmon or Saba fish with rice. This is a healthy food and the recipe is very simple yet easy to cook. It tastes like eating in restaurant with street food price! [video Posted by guiguishui in Guiguishui Street Food, Travel & Life | Jun 9, 2019
  • Kawagoe and IkebukuroWe got up this morning and took trains to Kawagoe, Japan. It was an awesome choice! It has a cool street of shops, on which I found a 100 yen shop! As we were walking, we saw something Posted by debnrob98 in Japan-Take 2 | Jun 8, 2019
  • Blog#10Last couple days of my trip and I’m here in Tokyo, Japan. I’m staying at Hilton Tokyo for 2 nights which was $329 a night. I know expensive but, I wanted to go all out for my last couple days. Posted by jalenfigueira in Travel & Tourism Assignment | Jun 3, 2019
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