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Lynda Deaver

Museums, parks, restaurants, cultural events, and historic sites are just a few of the many attractions Tokyo has to offer. I want to introduce you to the heart of Japan by writing about ways to discover the culture and people beyond the tourist spots.

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Understanding Your TEPCO Electricity Bill

Nobody likes paying your electric bill but with this handy guide at least you will know what you are paying.

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How to Be Super Cool Biz

Super cool biz is an attempt by the Japanese government to conserve energy in part by having government offices and private companies set the air-conditioner to 28˚C.

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Cooling Down with Menthol Bath Items

Fight back the sticky heat of summer with these cool menthol bath products.

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Discount Passes Only Available To International Passport Holders

Many travelers to Japan are aware of the Japan Rail Pass, but did you know there are other perks if you have a foreign passport in Japan?

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A Sea of Carp at Tatebayashi’s World-Record Koinobori Festival

Tatebayashi’s Koinobori Village Festival is held every year from late March to early May.

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What To Do If You Fall On The Train Tracks

Hopefully you never need this but here's what to do if you fall on the train tracks.

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100% Chocolate Cafe, Where Happiness is Chocolate Flavored

If chocolate is the meaning of life, this must be heaven.

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2k540, the Artisan Village Under the Tracks

An irresistibly cute artisan alley, tucked under the JR train lines.

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Snow, Yams and a Dragon at Nyuto Onsen

A relaxing journey to Nyuto Onsen triggered by a bath powder box.

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All-You-Can-Drink at the Tokyo Waterworks Historical Museum

Learn more than you ever need to know about the water that flows through our taps.

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10 Cheap Accommodation Options in Japan

Need a place to crash? Here's 10 cheap options for your next stay in Japan.

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Hoarding Luck and Stamps on the Shichifukujin Meguri

Shichifukujin Meguri is a short pilgrimage tour to visit temples and shrines of Shichifukujin, the Seven Deities of Good Fortune.

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