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Top Things to Do in Aichi Prefecture: A Guide to Traveling in Central Japan

From temples to ninjas to robots, join the journey to the heart of Japan with GaijinPot in this video.

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Top Things to Do in Mie Prefecture: A Guide to Traveling in Central Japan

Watch GaijinPot explore the outdoor activities, unique spiritual experiences, and Unesco sites of Mie in our latest travel video.

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How To Watch A Sumo Morning Training Session

Missed the sumo tournament? Don’t worry, there’s an even better way to experience sumo (and it’s free).

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The Lively Hotel in Fukuoka Has a Free Beer With Your Name on It

And that's not the only benefit of staying at Fukuoka’s newest lifestyle hotel.

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Shotengai: Exploring the Nostalgic Pulse of Japan’s Local Shopping Streets

Beyond the tourist hotspots, old shopping streets, train stations, and underground arcades have the power to transport you decades back in time.

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Permanent Poop Museum Now Open in Tokyo

Hanging around like a bad smell, Japan’s pop-up poop museum has found a home.

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5 Guided Tours Where You Can Experience Tokyo Like A Local

Crash courses in bar lingo, uncovering secret hideouts and boozing up in suburbs, these tours will show you the true Tokyo.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji

First-time tips for climbing Japan's iconic peak.

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GaijinPot’s 2019 Cherry Blossom Contest Winner and Top 20 Photos

And the #gaijinpotsakura grand prize goes to...

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Ink and Onsen: How to Enjoy Hot Springs If You Have Tattoos

A guide to experiencing Japan's hot springs - even when you're inked.

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Pressing Pause on The Tokyo Rush with Two Days in Tottori

My brief escape to healing hot springs, deserts and mountains.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Nippori

We’ve tapped into the insider information of Sakura Hotel Nippori to bring you ideas that you won’t find in the local guidebooks.

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