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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #35 – Dinosaur Slide

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

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This Place In Tokyo Is Very ZOOtable For Families With Young Kids, Animal Lovers & Budget Travellers!

The likes of Ueno and Tama naturally take the glory when it comes to zoos in Tokyo but there are a few smaller and less well-known ones dotted in and around the capital. To my knowledge there are also little … Continue reading

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The Natural Island In Eastern Tokyo You Probably Didn’t Know About!

Think of islands in Tokyo and the mind will likely come up with the Izu-Ogasawara Islands which are two groups of volcanic and tropical islands lying south of Tokyo stretching for 1000 kilometres into the Pacific Ocean. Some others may … Continue reading

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