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A Solo Trip Around Kyushu

Here's a quick rundown on what to do and see on a road trip to Japan's third-largest island.

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5 Spots to Get a Bird’s Eye View of the Shibuya Scramble Crossing

A brand new observation deck is just one of the options for scoping out the world-famous intersection from above.

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A Guide to Fruit Picking in Japan

Skip the grocery store and satisfy your fruit cravings by picking them directly from the source to your heart's content! Here’s where and when you can hunt for your favorite fruit.

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5 Best Museums in Japan for Fashion Lovers

Interested in fashion history? Looking for a different kind of museum experience? Check out these five places on our list.

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How to Save Money While Traveling Around Japan

Simple ways to reduce travel costs using cards and points schemes.

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5 More Things in Japan Gone for Good

GaijinPot looks at some of the biggest events in Japan that have disappeared.

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Japan Travel 101: Your First Trip in 2023

How to plan for your first trip to Japan

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What it’s Like to Stay Overnight at Tokyo DisneySea

Japan has the world's only in-park Disney hotel!

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Illumination Events in Japan for Christmas 2022

It’s time to spread that Christmas spirit! Here are the best illuminations happening around Japan.

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5 Places to Visit in Japan if You Can’t Go to Europe

Want to go to Europe but don't have the money or the time? Are you missing home's rolling hills and charming villages? Here are five places to feel like you're in Europe without leaving Japan.

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Backcountry Skiing in Japan: ‘Powder Kingdoms’ in Hokkaido and Nagano

Nagano and Hokkaido are Japan's two "powder kingdoms." Both destinations are full of unique backcountry terrain that will challenge you at every level of your skiing, split boarding or snowboarding abilities.

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5 Things to Know About Traveling to Japan in 2022 and Beyond

With Japan finally opening up, Gaijinpot explains what this means for visitors.

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