Category Archives: Japan Travel

How To Make A Garbage Incinerator In Osaka Look More Interesting!

The phrase “only in Japan” is often bandied about willy nilly for all kinds of unique thing in this country but it’s very apt when it comes to this “sight” in Osaka. What other country would even think to decorate … Continue reading

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Around The World In An Hour Or Two At This Quirky Park In Hyōgo Prefecture

   The world is full of many wonders but time and money restraints mean it’s not so easy to just fly off to the likes of China, Egypt, Mexico, France, Belgium or Easter Island. None of that is necessary though … Continue reading

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A Turtle-y Awesome Looking Station In Okayama Prefecture

It seems that Japan has a fair few strangely unique train stations. Last August I went to a couple of really interesting-looking ones up in Aomori and Akita prefectures and this is one to rival them. Having left Tottori in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sand Sculptures & Eggs Cooked In The Desert!

Sapporo has it’s ice festival with all manner of ice sculptures on display but this place in Tottori manages to do similar but using sand. The sand dunes are of course the main attraction in Tottori but I also had … Continue reading

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If You’re Fond Of Sand Dunes…Then Tottori Is The Place For You!

Ever since I first heard about there being sand dunes in Japan I have really wanted to visit Tottori prefecture to see them for myself. I’ve mentioned this to many students over the last five years or so and most … Continue reading

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Taking Japan’s Most Terrifying Bridge En-Route To Supernatural Monster City

This terrifying bridge has featured on the Only In Japan YouTube channel before. (Watch it here). I’d even looked it up on a maps app to see where it was in the past. However, that had all been long forgotten … Continue reading

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On The C*cks Trail……At Yaegaki-jinja Shrine!

It wasn’t just the fox trail that I was on in Matsue! Tracking down such temples and shrines has inadvertently became something of a passion for me. Naturally it started as a way of amusing my childish brain but I … Continue reading

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