Airbnb, one of the finest housings in Japan

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Launched in 2008, Airbnb has only recently established a large range of accommodations in Japan. During our travels abroad, whether we chose to stay in a house or apartment, it was a necessity to try out their Californian platform, since … Read more

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The Suica card

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I previously talked about the Suica card in the Tokyo Metro article, but in addition to the Japan Rail pass this card has become so essential to any traveler in Japan that I decided it was important to have an … Read more

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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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