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Takehara – a beautiful town near Hiroshima

If Kawagoe is Tokyo’s Little Edo, Takehara is Hiroshima’s Little Kyoto – these kind of titles are easily given to…

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Okunoshima – Japan’s Bunny Island

Bunnies! Of course you can get your fix of bunny-shaped cuteness in one of Tokyo’s bunny cafés, but the number…

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Inakadate Rice Paddy Art 2015: Star Wars & Gone With The Wind

Inakadate is a village in Aomori Prefecture and a population of 8000. Since 1993, the people of Inakadate began creating…

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Naoshima – Island of Art

A while ago, I posted about the 007 Museum in Naoshima. Of course it’s not the only tourist attraction on…

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Art Aquarium in Fukuoka

Over 2.5 million visitors across Japan have seen the special exhibition Art Aquarium which features goldfishes in small and big…

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Space Station Osaka: A Gaming Bar

A while ago I stayed in Osaka for New Year’s and was unsure where to spend the evening. So I…

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Visiting Tokyo’s Giant Tunnel System – Water Discharge Tunnel

“Sairyu no Kawa” is one of the world’s largest underground discharge channel systems and is sometimes compared with a cathedral…

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No Nukes Festival 2012

The No Nukes festival was initiated by Ryuichi Sakamoto and called for a ban of nuclear power plants and weapons….

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iPhone 5 in Japan

From the Wall Street Journal to Biscuit Today, there was probably not one magazine which didn’t report about the iPhone…

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Beatlemania & The John Lennon Museum

There are not many reasons to visit Saitama for sightseeing and one of my class mates – who is from…

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