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The Best Japanese Hot Spring Theme Park in Tokyo

Since I decided to have a Tokyo-focused itinerary during my first visit to Japan, my options for onsens or natural hot springs were limited. It was a choice between an onsen theme park in Odaiba or a sento communal bath house inside metropolitan Tokyo. Obviously, I chose the theme park. Who wouldn’t…

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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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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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