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A Handy Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing) Guide In Japan
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A Handy Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing) Guide In Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Where To Go   Tokyo: The most common spots in Tokyo are Ueno Park, Yoyogi, Shinjuku Gyoen, or Chidori-ga-fuchi (next to the Imperial palace) are the most popular spots.Kyoto: Maruyama Park, next to Yasukuni Jinja, is the most popular.Osaka: Kema Sakurano...

Erina M.
Erina M.
Jul 10, 2024
Singing Without Spectators: HitoKara
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Singing Without Spectators: HitoKara

Tokyo, Japan

Hitorikaraoke, a combination of hitori (by oneself) and karaoke, are karaoke booths especially for one person. The booths at OneKara in and around Tokyo are miniscule. But that’s all you need for one person. Singing karaoke, leisure time consumption numbe...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 09, 2024
Shake it at one of Tokyo's Dancing Schools
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Shake it at one of Tokyo's Dancing Schools

Tokyo, Japan

Get your groove on and workout while hopping around on your favorite music. Whether it’s salsa, hip-hop, modern or rock and roll, anything is possible!   Nao Dance Academy One of the main schools for dance in Tokyo, Noa Dance Academy offers a myriad of ge...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 09, 2024
Be Above All of Tokyo at the Tocho: How To Access The Tokyo Metropolitan Govt. Building Observatorie
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Be Above All of Tokyo at the Tocho: How To Access The Tokyo Metropolitan Govt. Building Observatorie

Tokyo, Japan

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building has two towers, which are both open for public. Not only fun to go to for the magnificent view, but the souvenirs here are great! North TowerApart from a different view than you’d have from the South Observatory,...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 09, 2024
Poolside Tanning or Workout? 3 of Tokyo's Better Pools
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Poolside Tanning or Workout? 3 of Tokyo's Better Pools

Tokyo, Japan

Is swimming your workout of choice? Many pools are part of gyms that only allow members, so finding a publicly accessible pool can be quite a hassle. Unless, of course, you’re reading my list below ↓Tokyo Prince Hotel Sky Pool   A luxury pool with a match...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 09, 2024
The Office Away From the Office: Where To Get Work Done In Tokyo (Business Travel)
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The Office Away From the Office: Where To Get Work Done In Tokyo (Business Travel)

Tokyo, Japan

 Where to work when you are in Tokyo   A ‘home away from home’ is often not hard to find; every other website claims to offer you the nicest of hotel rooms at the sharpest of prices. However, what if you have some work to do, and you need a quiet place to...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 09, 2024
Animals in the City: Ikebukuro Aquarium
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Animals in the City: Ikebukuro Aquarium

Tokyo, Japan

Ikebukuro’s Sunshine Aquarium reopened in 2011 as a state-of-the-art metropolitan aquarium. It features cool attractions like the “Sunshine Aqua Ring” with its view of sea lions or penguins swimming overhead and the dreamlike “Jellyfish Tunnel.”   You ca...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 05, 2024
Run Around The Imperial Palace
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Run Around The Imperial Palace

Tokyo, Japan

The grounds of the Imperial Palace used to be swarming with samurai in shining armour, ready to fend off an attack to the Shogun, who resided in the castle. Nowadays, some 140 years later, the swift samurai have been replaced with swift Tokyoites in flash...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 05, 2024
Take a Hike on Mt Takao
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Take a Hike on Mt Takao

Tokyo, Japan

Mt Takao is perfect for beginners. Its slope is not too steep, mostly well paved and equipped with signboards and picnic tables. Halfway up is a fabulous view of Tokyo and Kawasaki city, a view reserved for the climbers since you cannot get there with th...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 05, 2024
How To Get Active and Stay Fit On Holiday In Japan
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How To Get Active and Stay Fit On Holiday In Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Visiting Japan soon? No need to leave your training condition at the mercy of the fast-food-ramen joints, ubiquitous escalators and enticing cakes and sweets. Even on holiday (or business trip) you can work out and stay fit. Living in Japan, I was always ...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 03, 2024
Explore Japan With the Cutest Ride: Japanese Buses
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Explore Japan With the Cutest Ride: Japanese Buses

Tokyo, Japan

The Buses of Japan   image courtesy of images.1233.tw   The Japanese bus, or 'basu' There are basically two types of buses in Japan: long distance buses, and local buses. Long distance buses run both during the day and in the night (the so-called ‘night ...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 02, 2024
Have A Drink With Gyaru At The Gyaru Café
Food & Drink

Have A Drink With Gyaru At The Gyaru Café

Tokyo, Japan

10sion The different styles within the 'gyaru' genre are extremely fluid, with their adherents as one of the most mobile and online groups of people in Japan. If you want to stay up-to-date, a visit to this café, located in the more gyaru-dense area of To...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 02, 2024
A Short Guide To Japanese Sake
Food & Drink

A Short Guide To Japanese Sake

Tokyo, Japan

A Short Guide to Japanese SakeJapanese cuisine is conquering the world, and with it comes Japanese sake. However, many people are not familiar with the drink (yet). What are the different kinds? What kind of dishes does it pair well with? What temperatur...

Mieke A.
Mieke A.
Jul 02, 2024
Visiting Tokyo With Kids: Things To Do
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Visiting Tokyo With Kids: Things To Do

Tokyo, Japan

The best things to do in Tokyo include Tokyo Character Street, Ueno Park, Tokyo Dome City, Disneyland Tokyo and Kiddy Land. Tokyo is so well organized that it is easy to go around using its public transportation, which makes traveling with your family a p...

Gustavo B.
Gustavo B.
Jul 01, 2024
Ramen: The Easy Tour Guide
Food & Drink

Ramen: The Easy Tour Guide

Tokyo, Japan

Ramen is one of the most popular types of meal in Japan. Coming from China, Japan developed its own unique characteristics, styles and flavor. From the many restaurants avaiable nearby train stations, busy avenues, Ramen can be found everywhere. Not only ...

Gustavo B.
Gustavo B.
Jul 01, 2024
10 Best Places for Pokémon Go in Tokyo
Anime & Manga

10 Best Places for Pokémon Go in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Come & enjoy the beauty of Japan with our highly rated Japan private tours.   LAST UPDATED: October 15, 2022 TLDR: The 10 best places for Pokémon Go in Tokyo are: Senso-ji Temple, Shibuya, Meiji-Jigu Shrine, Akihabara, Roppongi, Tokyo Tower,  Ueno ...

Coelho C.
Coelho C.
Jun 28, 2024
Tokyo's Top 10 Sites for Anime and Manga Lovers
Anime & Manga

Tokyo's Top 10 Sites for Anime and Manga Lovers

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, and in particular Akihabara, has a plethora of museums, shops, cafes, and other sites targeted towards anime and manga lovers.  As such, Tokyo has become a popular tourist destination known worldwide.  Below we will introduce Japan's 10 most popula...

Triplelights official blog B.
Triplelights official blog B.
Jun 28, 2024
Shinto Shrine: Top 7 Shinto Shrines You Must Visit in Tokyo Japan
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Shinto Shrine: Top 7 Shinto Shrines You Must Visit in Tokyo Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Shinto shrines are one of the popular sightseeing spots for foreign tourists in Tokyo. You’ll find them just about anywhere in Japan along with Buddhist temples. The sizes of these shrines can be varied. The ones with the largest grounds can take about an...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
13 Top Tokyo Tourist Attractions According To Local Guides
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13 Top Tokyo Tourist Attractions According To Local Guides

Tokyo, Japan

There are so many Tokyo tourist attractions, that when you visit this city, it’s hard to know what to go and see. This blog introduces the top 13 best sightseeing spots in Tokyo that are chosen by GoWithGuide local guides. You can’t go wrong with these ch...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
Tokyo Skytree: Restaurant, Fee, Station & More
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Tokyo Skytree: Restaurant, Fee, Station & More

Tokyo, Japan

The Tokyo Skytree is one of the symbols of Tokyo. It’s a 634-meter structure built as a television broadcasting tower. It is the world’s tallest tower and was also the second-tallest structure in the world when it was completed in May 2012. There is a lar...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
Shinkansen Tickets, Prices, Speed & Travel Tips
Travel Tips

Shinkansen Tickets, Prices, Speed & Travel Tips

Tokyo, Japan

Riding the “Shinkansen” is one of the fun and practical things you can do in Japan. A “Shinkansen” or bullet train is an amazingly fast express train that connects one major city to another, all across Japan. You can see more of the country from the windo...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
Tokyo Walking Tours: 8 Great Options for a Small Group
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Tokyo Walking Tours: 8 Great Options for a Small Group

Tokyo, Japan

Going on a Tokyo walking tour in English is an excellent way to get to know the city a little more intimately. And doing this in a small group so that everybody can easily interact with the guide is the best way to do this. That way you can get answers to...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
The 9 Best and Most Popular Tokyo Tours To Try
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The 9 Best and Most Popular Tokyo Tours To Try

Tokyo, Japan

I will cover in this blog the 9 most and best Tokyo tours by local guides. So if you’re going to be visiting Tokyo, going on a guided tour of the city is one way you can go sightseeing. This is a good idea especially if it’s your first time in Japan. A gu...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 25, 2024
Asakusa: 8 Things To Do
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Asakusa: 8 Things To Do

Tokyo, Japan

Asakusa is one of the must-see places when visiting Tokyo. It is an older part of Tokyo where traditional temples and shops still exist. You may have seen a picture somewhere of the Kaminarimon Gate, the symbol of Asakusa. This is the gate leading to the ...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 21, 2024
Spring in Japan: 11 Things to Do and Places to See
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Spring in Japan: 11 Things to Do and Places to See

Tokyo, Japan

Like in many countries around the world, springtime in Japan signals the coming of warmer weather and is a season when flowers blossom with amazing colors. If you like flower gardens or if you just enjoy pretty scenery, this is the season to visit.   2020...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 21, 2024
Summer in Japan: 11 Things to Do, Summer Festivals, and Places to Enjoy
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Summer in Japan: 11 Things to Do, Summer Festivals, and Places to Enjoy

Tokyo, Japan

Summer in Japan is a season with lots of sunshine and lots of things to do and see. And the things you can enjoy differ according to the region you’ll be visiting. So if you have time to stay awhile in Japan, try traveling all around the country. But reme...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 20, 2024
Tokyo Neon Lights: The 5 Best Spots to See Tokyo at Night
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Tokyo Neon Lights: The 5 Best Spots to See Tokyo at Night

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo’s neon lights are something to see for those of you who don’t live in a modern asphalt jungle like Tokyo. They are on throughout the night 7 days a week, and they’re so bright it’s like the city doesn’t go to sleep at all. The lights of Tokyo are so...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 20, 2024
Cool Things To Do In Tokyo: Hidden Gems
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Cool Things To Do In Tokyo: Hidden Gems

Tokyo, Japan

Have you ever wanted to see something, or do something, that you can’t experience anywhere else? In Tokyo, there are a vast amount of unique tours and activities that will give you memories that will last forever. We’ve put together a list of 6 unforgetta...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 20, 2024
The 15 Best Things To Do In Tokyo
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The 15 Best Things To Do In Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Wondering what to do in Tokyo? Or looking for things to see in Tokyo? That’s a hard one to figure out because there are so many things to see and do in this city. But it’s also one of the attractions of Japan’s capital city. Whether you’d like to see the ...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 20, 2024
Tokyo Itinerary: Tokyo For Up To 3 days - For First Timers
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Tokyo Itinerary: Tokyo For Up To 3 days - For First Timers

Tokyo, Japan

Trying to make a Tokyo itinerary to follow may be difficult when you don’t know exactly what’s out there. This is a dilemma many first time visitors to Tokyo face. I’m here to help you with that. Below are examples of what you could do during your visit t...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 19, 2024
What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?
Transportation

What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?

Tokyo, Japan

Hello, Japan lovers! I’m often asked  “What is the most efficient way to get around Tokyo by public transportation?”   As a Tokyo local guide, the answer differs depends on your preferences and your itinerary in Japan.  I'd like to introduce the basic kno...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
Yoyogi Park (Shibuya, Tokyo): A Complete Guide Before You Visit
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Yoyogi Park (Shibuya, Tokyo): A Complete Guide Before You Visit

Tokyo, Japan

Yoyogi Park is definitely one of the largest parks in Tokyo. It’s a famous place to see the cherry blossoms in spring, though there are fewer trees than other parks. You can also enjoy a walk under the famous golden ginkgo tree leaves in autumn or a picni...

Akane N.
Akane N.
Jun 18, 2024