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5
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Destination: Tokyo
Harajuku, a district propelled into western consciousness by moody gothic Lolitas and a certain Ms Stefani, has much more to offer a visitor than a bizarre photo opportunity.... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Tokyo is exquisite. There is an attention to detail that is utterly charming, and you feel like a child in a sweet shop as you walk the streets of Asakusa, finding treasure at every turn... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Short Break
With a population of millions, Tokyo can be a real assault on the senses but trips out to other parts of Honshu will give you a break from the relentless urban buzz... read more »
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Writing a travel blog or needing to keep in touch whilst on the move? Check out this guide to where's hot for wifi... read more »
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4
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural
Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style in Tokyo and take part in some of the city's unique events... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
A trip to Tokyo doesn't have to leave you bankrupt. Check out these 10 great free things to do in Japan's biggest city... read more »
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4
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Food and Drink
For a backpacker arriving in Tokyo, there is nothing like a visit to Tsukiji fish market for getting to know Japanese culture. Bloody, frenetic, vast and confusing, it is an essential rite of passage... read more »
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3
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Destination: Hakone-machi, Tokyo
Pirate ships, hot springs, views of Mt Fuji and sculptures await visitors to the mountain resort of Hakone. Perfect for a day trip or short break from the bustle of Tokyo... read more »
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3
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break, Spa
Taking a bath with strangers and sleeping on the floor. All you need to know about staying in a Tokyo ryokan... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Business, Cultural
Staying in one of Tokyo's capsule hotels will save you loads of yen - not always an easy thing to do in one of the world's most expensive cities. But how do they work?... read more »
#11/15
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3
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Destination: Tokyo, Nagoya, Kobe, Nara, Osaka
Trip type: Cultural
Kyoto is Japan’s prettiest city and an ideal base for exploring central Japan... read more »
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A backpacker's guide to Japan on the cheap... read more »
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According to the Japan National Tourism Organisation, Tokyo boasts seven of the country's 10 most popular sights - making the city a treasure trove for avid SLR enthusiasts and holiday snappers alike... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural
They make take a bit of finding, but the cutting-edge art galleries of Tokyo are inspirational gems, and well worth the effort... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Cultural
Tokyo may be one of the busiest cities on earth, but there are oases of calm and nature that offer respite from the hustle and bust... read more »
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