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Beyond Shinjuku: Exploring Wider Tokyo, a Metropolis of Geographical Extremes
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Beyond Tokyo’s 23 Wards: Exploring West Tokyo and its Remote Islands

Tokyo is far more expansive than what you can see from atop of one of its many skyscrapers—even on the clearest day.

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Share Your Favorite Memories of Japan on Social Media and Win ¥100,000 in JNTO Travel Vouchers

Foreigners living in Japan can share their favorite destinations using with the hashtag #MyOwnPersonalJapan.

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Exploring Koyasan, Japan’s Most Holy Town

Don’t call it Mount Koya. This sacred complex in Wakayama Prefecture is much more than just a mountain.

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Make Your Own Kit Kat at Miyashita Park’s Kit Kat Chocolatory

Break me off a piece of my own personalized KitKat bar.

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GaijinPot’s Guide to Go To Travel

Everything to catch you up to speed on Japan's domestic travel campaign.

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Five Spots for a Warm Weather Autumn Vacation in Japan

Not ready for the summer sun to fade just yet? Head to these destinations where summer vibes last a bit longer.

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Essential Products for Surviving the Japanese Summer

Feeling like you're melting in the oppressive humidity can only mean one thing—it's summer in Japan.

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Vegan in Japan: 10 Meatless Eateries in Sapporo

Scrumptious vegan eats in Japan's northernmost island from soup curry to vegan cheesecake!

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WeBase: The Hostel Retreat That’s Making Us All Want to Holiday in Kamakura

[Video] This hostel is absolutely baller.

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How Discovering Meditation in Japan Helped Me Find Peace

Chronicles of a turbulent meditator and where you can try it for yourself.

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List of Canceled Events in Japan Due to the Coronavirus

The Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak and Aomori Nebuta Festival have been canceled for 2020 while the Edo River Fireworks have been postponed.

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