Archive of ‘Japan’ category

Om Nom Nom: My Sushi Class In Osaka

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Obviously, one doesn’t go all the way to Japan and forego having sushi at some point. It just isn’t possible. But if you’ve already experienced the conveyor belt sushi and you want to take things just a nudge further, perhaps a sushi class is the way to go; I was lucky enough to test Yayo’s […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Japan Rail Pass

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When you think of transportation in Japan, obviously the Japan Rail Pass comes to mind. Experiencing the world-famous bullet trains is one of the most popular items on bucket lists for first-timers – and trust me, they are just as wonderful and efficient as their reputation suggests. Now, on to the serious stuff. I tested […]

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First Time in Japan: 11 Things That Surprised Me

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I admittedly knew very little about Japan before I stumbled upon extremely cheap tickets to Tokyo last year and impulsively booked my flight; I was aware that Japan had excellent cuisine and countless temples but this is pretty much as far as I could get. I didn’t really know what to expect, besides the clichés we […]

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