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Japan, Tokyo, Travel

What to See in Japan’s Man-made Island – Odaiba

Odaiba is a man-made island built on a reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay. The artificial island was initially developed to protect the southern part of Tokyo against possible attacks from the sea. It later developed into a major commercial area now known for its shopping and entertainment centers popular among locals and foreign visitors. Spending the…

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Japan, Nara, Travel

A Morning Trip to Nara Deer Park

One of the highlights during my trip to Japan. Since my friend Kat and I were staying in Namba, Osaka, we had to take the train to Nara. We woke up early for this trip, but got lost on our way there somehow despite studying Japan’s railroad network beforehand. It…

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Japan, Tokyo, Travel

The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Tokyo

Tokyo has a lot of popular Hanami (flower viewing) spots, but Ueno Park tops my list among the best places to see Sakura in the city. With over a thousand Sakura trees featuring various types of Cherry Blossoms (hence the shape and color variations) that blooms ever so magnificently in Spring at the 133-acre park, you will surely enjoy and…

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