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A Guide to Tokyo’s Climate Throughout the Year

The first thing you need to pay attention to is the weather when you go sightseeing in Japan’s capital city of Tokyo. Won’t it disappoint you if there’s a harsher winter than you expected and traveling around the city is more difficult? We can’t tell you exactly what to do, because we are dealing with nature, but it will be helpful to know all the climatic changes in Tokyo for the entire year.
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[Local College Students Tell All!] All About the Bunny Shrine, Kyoto’s Higashi Tenno Okazaki Shrine

When it comes to sightseeing spots in Kyoto, shrines and temples are at the top of the list. However, many people might think it is rather difficult to find out what one needs to see and do when visiting these places. Therefore, this beginner’s guide will show how to enjoy some recommended shrines and temples. Check out the Higashi Tenno Okazaki Shrine, also known as the “Usagi Shrine,” where the rabbit motif statues and blessed goods are popular!
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Spend Your Time Like the Locals! 10 Rental Properties Convenient for Sightseeing in Osaka

Although there are many hotel and inns in Osaka, the appeal of renting private residences is that you get to live like the locals right? When choosing a private residences, there is a broad range of choices based on the number of people, your travel goals, budget etc. Here are 10 recommended private residences that are useful when visiting Osaka’s major sightseeing areas.
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[Local College Students Tell All!] A Beginner’s Guide for Making the Most Out of the Kyoto City Bus System

Kyoto City Buses help immensely when you want to go around to the many sightseeing spots in the city effectively. However, people often say things like the routes are complicated and that they do not know the system. Local students introduce the knack of using the city buses wisely! Here is a beginner’s guide!
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10 Selected Hotels Associated with the Tale of Genji in Uji, Kyoto

Uji in Kyoto where visitors can find Byodoin and Ujigami Jinja. It is also famous for the remarkable reflection in the water of Byodoin Ho-oh-doh, and one of Japan’s oldest bridges, the Uji Bridge, which spans the Uji River. This area is also considered to be a top producer of tea and matcha-flavored confectioneries and other sweets that appeal to all types of visitors. Wouldn’t you like to experience feeling the atmosphere of the Heian period in the city that is associated with “Genji Monogatari” (The Tale of Genji)?
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Things You Should Know to Enjoy Sightseeing in Yokohama! An Annual Climate Guide

Yokohama is a port city on the east side of Kanagawa. With connections to Machiya in Tokyo, it’s an easy to access place via trains. It has a high concentration of tourist attractions like Marine Tower, Bay Bridge, the Red Brick Warehouses, Yokohama Chinatown, and so on, making it an enjoyable city to walk through. Prepare for the weather and climate during the year and have fun thoroughly sightseeing around Yokohama!
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Enjoy Three Flavors in One Meal! 5 Places to Try the Famous Nagoya Dish Hitsumabushi

Nagoya is a city in Aichi. It is located one hour from Osaka by bullet train and two hours from Tokyo by the same method. There are many famous tourist spots in the city, including Nagoya Castle. It is also the birthplace of many famous gourmet dishes including Miso Katsu and Nagoya Cochin. Here is another of those dishes, hitsumabushi, and five of the best restaurants to try it out!
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Craving a Salad? Try These 7 Great Salad Places in Tokyo

When you are visiting Japan, you cannot help but go for local famous foods such as sushi, tempura, sukiyaki, etc. But eating these foods every day is not going to make your diet healthy and may cause health problems. Besides, don’t you sometime want to have a big salad? Here are 7 restaurants in Tokyo where you can have healthy and nutritious salads.
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The 5 Coolest Beauty Services You Can Get in Tokyo

As one of the most fashion-forward cities in the world, Tokyo offers an abundance of fashion and beauty options, from the super kawaii to the glamorously sexy. With an attention to detail that is nearly obsessive and highly trained staff that are constantly perfecting their skills, it is no surprise that Japanese beauty salons are internationally recognized as first-rate. From cutting-edge coloring technology designed specifically for Asian hair to the most intricate nail art, a visit to Tokyo wouldn’t be complete without at least one beauty stop.
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A Staple of Nagoya Cuisine! 5 Recommended Places for Kishimen, Nagoya’s Comfort Food

Nagoya is a treasure trove of famous foods like hitsumabushi (chopped kabayaki eel on rice), tenmusu (rice ball with fried shrimp filling), miso nikomi udon (udon noodles cooked in a miso paste broth) and more! Here are some of the best shops to eat kishimen that are friendly to beginners of Japanese cuisine and are sure to become favorites.
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