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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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Experience Bonsai, Kimono and Japanese Culture in Saitama Prefecture

Right on Tokyo’s doorstep, Saitama Prefecture offers kimono rentals, rickshaw rides, sweet potato treats and much more!

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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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Shrine Fortunes: The Many Levels of Luck in Japan

While you may think that all luck is the same, many different types of luck are available in Japan.

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Japan’s Whisky Region: Experience Chichibu’s Food and Malt

Get a literal taste of Chichibu's best alcohol and local cuisine.

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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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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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How to Rent a Car in Japan

Here are the basics on taking the road less traveled.

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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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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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Way of The Samurai: Authentic Japanese Cultural Experiences in Kanazawa

This journey through a traditional castle town is fun and enlightening for lovers of samurai history and followers of Japanese spirituality alike.

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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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