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Tokyo Daytripper: Kairakuen (Ibaraki Prefecture)

  As one of the three main gardens in Japan, a visit to Kairakuen had to be done but with no time to go after the Mito Hollyhock football match had concluded, there was no real choice but to view them mid-morning … Continue reading

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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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Tokyo Daytripper: Plum Blossom Viewing In Kairakuen

Of Japan’s three most celebrated landscape gardens, Kairakuen in Mito are the closest ones and they are located about two hours north of Tokyo. The other two are Kenroku-en in Kanazawa prefecture and Korakuen in Okayama prefecture. These ones in … Continue reading

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