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Meguro-gawa

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More discreet than the Sumida River on the other side of Tokyo, Meguro-gawa is also less bombastic: lined with buildings, it finds its balance between a stuffy town planning and a quiet residential area south of Shibuya. Not necessarily the most attractive … Read more

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JR Yamanote Line in Tokyo

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With its oval track that serves central Tokyo’s main districts, JR Yamanote train line (it’s not a subway / metro line) offers great practical qualities which certainly don’t usurp its success. When traveling in the Japanese capital, it would be surprising if you … Read more

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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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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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Ginza

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Ginza is one of the most famous districts of Tokyo, mainly for its high-end appeal. Known for its luxury shopping in the Japanese capital, Ginza doesn’t forget, of course, many great restaurants and nice cafes, and an interesting alternative to … Read more

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Yebisu Garden Place

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As seen with Roppongi Hills, Tokyo likes to build “cities within the city” and Yebisu Garden Place is a very nice one. Located on the Yamanote train line, in the district of Shibuya southwest of the capital, Ebisu is named … Read more

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Ikebukuro Sunshine 60 Observation Deck

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Let’s continue our tour of observatories in Tokyo with this new perspective point: Sunshine 60. It’s located in Ikebukuro, in the commercial heart of the neighborhood, a few hundred meters from the JR station. As usual, the building in question … Read more

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