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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #16

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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On The Fox Trail……At Jozan Inari Jinja Shrine (Matsue)

Other than a few major Inari Shrines in Kyushu and a possible return to Zao Fox Village when it’s snowy, the end is nigh for this ‘On The Fox Trail…’ series. Or so I thought! Whilst searching for things to … Continue reading

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From Tokyo To Hiroshima By Local Trains For Just ¥2370 (£17/$21)

   Hiroshima has two of the most admired tourist attractions in all of Japan and is a very popular place for international travellers each year. It is four hours away from Tokyo via Shinkansen (bullet train) or just 90 minutes by … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures Along The Keio Line #5 – National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)

The Keio Line principally connects Shinjuku to the western side of Tokyo with seven different lines running through to the likes of suburban city Hachiōji and the mountainous area at Takaosanguchi. All of it’s stations actually lie within the boundaries of Tokyo and, thanks to … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures Along The Keio Line #4 – Earth Tech Char Sub-One

The Keio Line principally connects Shinjuku to the western side of Tokyo with seven different lines running through to the likes of suburban city Hachiōji and the mountainous area at Takaosanguchi. All of it’s stations actually lie within the boundaries of Tokyo and, thanks to … Continue reading

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Dining Out: A Truly Novel Way Of Buying Food At Genbikei Gorge

   We tend to think of mistakes as bad things. Of course they are sometimes but naturally, we learn from them and in this case my silly error ultimately resulted in a very rewarding moment. This all happened at Genbikei … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo’s Newest Big Buddha Statue

  Move over Kamakura buddha as there’s now a bigger rival in this region and it’s actually in Tokyo! However, I don’t think Kamakura will have to worry too much about potential visitors flocking to see this relatively new buddha … Continue reading

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