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10 Restaurants You Must Try During Your Trip to Japan

“Itadakimasu” is one of the first phrases you’ll encounter on your trip to Japan. The phrase loosely translates to “I humbly receive.” You’ll most likely hear it right before a meal where the meaning becomes, “Let’s eat!” While Japan is brimming with incredible budget options, street eats, and novelty restaurants and cafes, take the opportunity to try out some

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10 World Heritage Sites to Check Out in Japan

When UNESCO declares a particular place a ‘World Heritage Site,’ you know it’s incredibly important to the local community and holds a lot of historical and cultural importance. Japan is one country scattered with incredible sites that will reawaken the history geek in you! 1. Mount Fuji “Mount Fuji” formally became a world heritage site

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Your Guide to Visiting Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market

Since its opening, the Tsukiji Market has provided some of the freshest seas catches in the world. Once just a simple wet market, Tsukiji quickly became a famous tourist attraction. But after 81 years, the buildings have aged and Tsukiji market is closing down. We’ll give you a brief rundown of one of Japan’s most well-loved

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Check out these 10 Tokyo Shopping Spots

From high-end to thrift, high-fashion to otaku culture, Tokyo has it all. But the large city can get overwhelming to explore. Whether you’re hunting for something as specific as an authentic samurai sword, or you just want to casually browse the standard department stores, you’ll find it in Tokyo. Ginza Photo credit: Danny Choo via Visualhunt /

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