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    Ginza Shopping Guide

    Guide to Ginza Shopping including the famous departments stores of Wako, Mitsukoshi, Matsuya and Hankyu. Our Ginza Shopping Guide includes an extensive list of department stores, international brand name stores and specialist up market Japanese stores found in Ginza. Ginza is the home of Tokyo’s oldest and most prestigious department stores; Read more [...]

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    Harajuku Shopping Guide

    Guide to Harajuku Shopping including Takeshita-dori, Omotesando, along with famous stores like Snoopy Town and Oriental Bazaar. Our Harajuku Shopping Guide includes an extensive list of many of the major shops to be found in Harajuku, along with some of the smaller boutiques. Of course Harajuku is world famous for its fashion, Read more [...]

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    Japanese New Year

    Japanese New Year is very much a family event. Japanese New Year is a key part of Japanese Culture and includes visits to Japanese temples and shrines. Unlike the Chinese New Year, Japanese New Year is held at the same time of the year (same calendar) as western countries. Oseibo Read more [...]

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    Kawaguchiko Access

    The are several options to access Kawaguchiko from Tokyo, that is other than taking one of the many popular Mount Fuji Day Trips. Kawaguchiko By Train from Tokyo Shinjuku Station take the JR Chuo Line (45min) Change trains at Takao Station to the JR Chuo Honsen Line (45min) Change at Otsuki Read more [...]

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    Kawaguchiko Retro Bus

    Once in Kawaguchiko you can take the Retro Bus from Kawaguchiko Station to access many of the attractions in the region. Tickets are 1,200 Yen for adults and half that for children, which allows you unlimited use of the bus for two days. Retro Bus has two routes, one goes mainly Read more [...]

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    Osaka Climate

    Osaka Climate Osaka Climate information including average high, low and daily temperature, humidity and rainfall for each month of the year. This Osaka climate information is useful for planning what sort of clothing to bring with you on your visit to Osaka. Osaka Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Read more [...]

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    Tokyo Climate

    Tokyo Climate Tokyo Climate – detailed statistics of Tokyo’s climate including average temperature, rainfall and hours of sunshine. The Tokyo climate is a humid subtropical one, however the winters are cold enough for snowfall to occur most years. In general the Tokyo winters are dry with January being on average Read more [...]