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Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Kakigori at Yelo – Let it snow! – Japanese food – Tokyo Blog Kakigori, Japanese shaved ice, is one of the most refreshing treats you can get yourself in the summer. The “flakes” are much lighter than the shaved ice in Denmark, almost like a cup full of snow, and the fluffy texture makes it almost impossible to eat without a spoon. You can get kakigori at lots of places all over the city, but the very best comes from…

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All About the Giant Panda Family in Ueno Zoo, Tokyo, Japan – Tokyo Travel Article

All About the Giant Panda Family in Ueno Zoo, Tokyo, Japan A giant panda cub was born in Ueno Zoo, which is one of the most popular places in Tokyo, in June, 2017. Want to see photos? Want to meet them on your trip to Tokyo? This article is all about the giant pandas living in Ueno Zoo and travel advice based on my own experience. Hope it’ll help you when you encounter them at the zoo! Shin Shin (Mom)…

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Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: A Uniquely Designed Observation Platform & WWII Ruins When going in search of any sight (including world famous ones) one has to be aware that it may not quite be the picture postcard perfect moment you envisaged due to the weather, people or vehicles obstructing it, construction work and so on. The latter was sadly the case here for this strange-looking observation deck in a remote part of Chiba prefecture. Whilst perusing a Japanese website Chiba a few…

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3 100 yen stores you can’t miss this Summer in Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

3 100 yen stores you can’t miss this Summer in Tokyo  Summer is coming up and it’s time to try new things without breaking the bank! Since we’ve covered budget Japanese Michelin restaurants in the past, its time for the classic dollar store.   They are always a good place to find goods for some quality interior decorating. Japan is known for it’s quirky designs and the following ‘dollar stores’ (100 yen) with definitely satisfy your want to try something new…

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Tokyo Dome – Truly Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Dome – Truly Tokyo Tokyo Dome © Christopher PB / Shutterstock.comOne of the most interesting ways to spend an evening in Tokyo is by taking in a baseball game at Tokyo Dome. For all the details, check out Baseball in Tokyo. Where Are These Places Located? See these places on the Truly Tokyo Google map: Open the Tokyo map You will see the list of places on the left hand side. (Click the 3-line icon in the top left…

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How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? – Tokyo Travel Article

How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? Recently Updated!How much does it cost for a trip to go to Japan? Is Tokyo or Japan expensive? Maybe not when you compare Tokyo with Singapore, London or New York City. I believe if your Tokyo Japan trip is planned carefully, money can be very well spent. I have dedicated this blog post to the overall planning and budgeting for your first trip to Japan. Compare Tokyo to Manhattan, Paris,…

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5 Tokyo Summer Terraces to Have Your Next Girl’s Night Out – Tokyo Travel Article

5 Tokyo Summer Terraces to Have Your Next Girl’s Night Out The summer heat is worth it when it means you can eat and drink to your hearts’ desire with your best friends by your side. Is anyone else getting tired of this never-ending rainy weather? We’re putting up our テルテルボーズ (teru teru bozu; handmade white dolls that bring good weather) in every window and crossing our fingers for sunnier days ahead. Tokyo is already queen when it comes to…

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People & Places — ShootTokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

People & Places — ShootTokyo It’s been a fast start to 2019. I started with a trip to Las Vegas, followed by the trip to New York City, and then a trip to San Francisco. I’ve spent most of February in Tokyo but I’ve already logged 43,000 miles flown year to date. Thankfully I plan to be in Tokyo for a while now. I mentioned back in October that I was applying for Global Entry. The most recent government shutdown…

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Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Events This Week: Brazil Day, Fireworks and Handmade in Japan Festival Tokyo events for Monday, July 15 to Sunday, July 21, 2019This week in Tokyo brings many activities—from lantern festivals, cultural events, fireworks, a handmade market, comedy nights and more. |credit| | Photo by Creema public relations officeMarine Day Lantern Festival in OdaibaOver 50,000 candles will be lit and placed in paper lanterns in honor of Marine Day, a Japanese national holiday. Tokyo Cheapo has the best deal on Ninja Mobile…

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FanZones: Where to Watch Live World Cup Rugby in Japan – Tokyo Travel Article

FanZones: Where to Watch Live World Cup Rugby in Japan Given the rip-roaring success in 2019 Rugby World Cup ticket sales – over 80% of all tickets sold to fans from more than 170 countries – many eager supporters across the nation and beyond have unfortunately missed out on those coveted pieces of barcoded paper. In light of that, an alternate location to watch the games – preferably somewhere with a bouncing atmosphere; a generously-sized screen; thousands of fellow spectators;…

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