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Urine For A Real Treat Should You Need To Go To The Toilet At This Park Just Outside Of Tokyo!

Local train travel is very much how I like to travel when going around Japan but occasionally I actually do take the Shinkansen (bullet train) albeit usually only when travelling with my wife or time is of utmost importance. As much … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Japan’s Largest Taoist Temple Is In Saitama!

  Given that there is a Russian Cathedral in Ochanomizu, a Turkish Mosque in Yoyogi and many Chinese temples in Yokohama, I’m really not sure why I was surprised to see a Taiwanese temple in Japan. I guess it was … Continue reading

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Cycling To Lake Tama And Back!

  Many years ago whilst searching for cycling ideas in Tokyo and the surrounding area I came across this wonderful link which was about a bicycle ride one guy took around this area in Saitama prefecture. From that moment my heart … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Kannokura Mountain

I think my girlfriend would be the first to admit she is not the most active of girls so I was most surprised when she suggested going hiking last Sunday up in Saitama. Tobu Takezawa station is about an hour away … Continue reading

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