Chidorigafuchi cherry blossoms in Tokyo

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Chiyoda, the central district of Tokyo, is best known for hosting the access to the imperial palace, which interior gardens are visible only two days per year. By its northern entrance is accessed Chidorigafuchi, particularly famous during cherry blossoms (sakura) … Read more

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Heian Jingu

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Tourists in Kyoto may not know Heian by its name, but many have at least passed before his most famous landmark: a 25-meters high vermilion torii gate located along Okazaki Canal, a few steps away from the main entrance. Located north-east … Read more

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Batting center: baseball experience on Tokyo roofs

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Contrary to popular belief, the most popular sport in Japan is not Sumo or another martial art. Japanese people may also be particularly fond of skating or soccer, but the one sport which wins the most votes is probably baseball. … Read more

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Yoshino-yama and its 30,000 cherry trees!

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There are of course a whole lot of cherry blossoms spots across Japan. Those generally visited by foreigners remain largely urban and allow to enjoy a relatively codified vision : friends or colleagues enjoying beer on blue tarps in parks under … Read more

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Japanese cakes: kawaii and yummy!

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All of you who had the opportunity to travel in Japan or live there will agree in the same way: Japanese service is absolutely impeccable. There are only few examples where the customer is not served quickly, efficiently and politely. … Read more

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Kawagoe

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Tokyo is a city in such a constant change, it sometimes undergoes the Japanese obsession to deconstruct and rebuild more modern, instead of consolidating or renovating. After a few days or weeks in the Japanese capital, some of us travelers feel … Read more

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How to cope with your allergies in Japan

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As some of you probably, I’m subject to food allergies and that’s what leads me to develop the topic today. This hypersensitivity to certain foods affects more and more people, especially children and babies, and must be taken very seriously. … Read more

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