Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’
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Welcome to ‘Only in Japan’

There is so much to experience in Japan that is, well, uniquely Japanese. Whether it’s youth fashion on the back streets of Tokyo, a spiritual…

5 Reasons to Love Autumn in and Around Tokyo
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5 Reasons to Love Autumn in and Around Tokyo

Autumn is a wonderful season to visit Japan. Temperatures have cooled and the season is full of pleasant sunny days and mild yet invigorating nights….

More Duty-Free items in Japan
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More Duty-Free items in Japan

From October 1, 2014, certain items originally subject to tax, such as food items, beverages, medicine, cosmetic goods, etc., will gain exempt status. These newly…

Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket
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Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket

The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket package combines either a one-way or round-trip ticket for the Keisei Skyliner (a train that connects Narita Airport…

Limousine & Subway Pass in Tokyo
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Limousine & Subway Pass in Tokyo

The “Limousine & Subway Pass” is a new special combination ticket for Airport Limousine buses + Tokyo Metro + Toei Subway lines for visitors arriving…

Memoir of a Sugihara Survivor
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Memoir of a Sugihara Survivor

Below memoir is written by David Reed, a son of a holocaust survivor Sonia Reed who had escaped from Europe with help from a Japanese…

“No Tears” Tokyo Subway Navigation
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“No Tears” Tokyo Subway Navigation

A great new free app called “Tokyo Subway Navigation for Tourists”, available to anyone with a smart phone, now makes it a breeze for sightseers…