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Tokyo Intro – 55 Cool Sights and Experiences for Visitors – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Intro – 55 Cool Sights and Experiences for Visitors ‘Tokyo is cool.’  This is how I would describe Japan overall, and Tokyo in particular.  This is where the Japanese have intermingled the past, present, and future to create a unique living culture.  Cool is about an experience that encompasses great food, creative pop culture, modern life side by side with lively traditions, futuristic urban environments, fantastic shopping, well-run train systems, and amazing conveniences.  Japan is a country that punches…

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Konbini Are Very Convenient – Tokyo Intro: Experience #22 of 55 – Tokyo Travel Article

Konbini Are Very Convenient – Tokyo Intro: Experience #22 of 55 Konbini is the Japanese name for convenience store, adopted from the word convenience.  They are convenient by being ubiquitous in the big cities near train stations.  There could be one on every block or corner depending where you are as there are over fifty thousand stores in Japan.  Konbini are marvels that stock a wide range of quality merchandise, food, snacks, and drink in a small space.  An average…

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