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Basic Travel Hacks
How to use your phone in Japan without breaking the bank
Navigating around Tokyo: How to get where you’re going if you don’t speak Japanese
How and where to get cash in Japan
How to buy and use a transit card
How to take a taxi in Tokyo if you don’t speak Japanese
How to buy tickets for the bullet train if you don’t speak Japanese
How to choose a hotel in Tokyo
Travel quiz: Should I hire a guide in Japan?
How can I travel in Japan with food allergies?
How to get tickets & enjoy specific experiences
12 tips & tricks for maximum fun at the Borderless Digital Museum
How to go to Oedo Onsen
Hacking leaf season: Beating the crowds and ducking peak prices
HOW TO ENJOY TOKYO WHEN…
…you’re traveling with kids
…your wallet is feeling thin and you want to do something memorable for free
BEST SHOPPING SPOTS
Where to find the best capsule toy (gachapon) vending machines in Tokyo
BEST PHOTO SPOTS
Where to take the best cherry blossom photos in Tokyo, with maps
Where to snag flower extravaganza photos, all year around
Let’s go to Fox Village
Let’s go to Bunny Island
Let’s go to the lemur petting zoo
Kamakura Matsuri: Thousands of glowing igloos, all over town
At the Ise Shrine, everything old is new
The Werewolf Shrine
Shirakawago (old-fashioned farmhouse village) in the snow
Where to see the most beautiful autumn leaves in Japan
Endless fields of Baby Blue Eyes
Hillsides painted with shibazakura
The forest carpeted with millions of red amaryllis
The enchanted hydrangea forest
Why, Japan, why?
Should I see a kabuki performance?
Why are tattoos still taboo in Japan?
Why are there no public trash cans in Tokyo?
Why do only men get chocolate on Valentine’s Day?
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