Category Archives: Japan Travel

TF Top 10……Day Trips In Hiroshima Prefecture

Thanks to countless trips to visit my in-laws in Hiroshima over the years, I’ve been very lucky to have explored a fair proportion of this quite large prefecture. The last post covered all the things to do in Hiroshima city … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Things To Do In Hiroshima City Once You’ve Done The Big Two!

Visit the A-Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park & Museum. ✅ Take a day trip to Miyajima. ✅    So what do you do in Hiroshima when you’ve done those two things? Well most tourists return to Osaka/Kyoto and/or Tokyo. However, some … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: A 56 Metre Statue & A Private Parts Temple In Chiba

Look out the train window as you take the train a few stations south of Kisarazu Station, maybe on the way to or from Hamakanaya Station (the gateway to Nokogiri-yama Mountain) and you may see a tall white thing sticking out … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: An Abandoned Mask Museum, A Tiger Bus, A Santa Shop & A Cheese Garden!

The surrounding areas of Tokyo offer plenty of choice when it comes to day trips from the capital. Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama all have great places within 60-90 minutes travelling distance and Ibaraki prefecture (particularly Tsukuba city) is actually just … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: A Tall Kannon Statue & A Very Expensive Golden God Temple

   The city of Nasu up in Tochigi prefecture seemed to me like it was basically just one long road, known simply as Nasu-kaido Street, with a load of cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and museums off to the side of it. However, … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: The Only War Museum In Japan?

Teddy bears, cannabis, stained glass, classic cars, trick-art and toys are just a few eclectic examples of what can be seen in specialist museums in this popular getaway destination which is located up in Tochigi prefecture just over 20 kilometres … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Shin Godzilla #7 – Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line & Utsunomiya

The seventh and final part of this ‘Shin Gojira‘ filming locations series limps to a disappointing finish but maybe that is quite apt given how many of the Godzilla movies have finished in such a fashion! The conclusion of this … Continue reading

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