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Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Day Trips Beyond Kanagawa, Saitama & Chiba

Unlike the surrounding area’s of Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, these day trips from Tokyo are proper full-on journeys and do include a fair bit of travel but with an early start they are all very do-able within daylight hours. However, when … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Tokyo Daytripper: Ushiku Daibutsu (2004)

I had pretty much forgotten about this place until I heard it mentioned a couple of weeks ago in the ‘Factoids’ segment on Steve Wright’s BBC Radio 2 show. Listeners were told that the three tallest statues are all Buddha … Continue reading

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