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Looking for The Geisha in Gion District, Kyoto

Gion is a must-see if you are going to Kyoto. Unfortunately, we only had a couple of days here. There’s so much to do so hopefully we’ll be back one day. We did see some Geisha girls so it was well worth making the effort to go. One thing I...
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Travelling from Mishima to Kyoto by Bullet Train

We took the bus from Kawaguchiko to Mishima so we could catch the Bullet Train from Mishima to Kyoto the following day. Taking a journey on a Bullet Train is a must for anyone visiting Japan. As expected it was bang on time departing Mishima and...
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Bus journey from Kawaguchiko to Mishima | Wander around Mishima town

After a great time in Kawaguchiko we had to head off to Mishima to get the Bullet Train to Kyoto. There’s not a great deal to do in Mishima but it was a pleasant enough place to visit for a day before getting the train....
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Kawaguchiko | Taking a trip on the Panoramic Ropeway

We took a trip on the Tenjō-Yama Park Mt. Kachi, Kachi Ropeway to experience the amazing view of Mount Fuji From the summit. We certainly weren’t disappointed....
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Kawaguchiko | Visit to Aokigahara (Suicide Forest) & Saiko Lake

I’ve watched several documentaries about Aokigahara Forest and I really wanted to see it with my own eyes and experience the aura of the place. We didn’t find anything or anyone but we didn’t wander too far off the track as it’s very easy to get...
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Japan | Getting the train from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko to see Mount Fuji

We caught the train from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko to see Mount Fuji, the five lakes and the Aokigahara Forest. We spent three nights at the Route Inn and had a great time in this beautiful part of Japan....
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Tokyo | Cherry Blossoms in Yoyogi Park, Takeshita Street in Harajuku

Everyone comes out to see the cherry blossoms in Yoyogi Park and I take a walk along Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan....
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Tokyo | Tasty Ramen, Shenshoji Temple, Korea Town, Shinjuku

Another great day in Tokyo. Eating some lovely Japanese Ramen, re-visiting Shenshoji Temple, wandering around Korea Town and finishing off the day in Shinjuku at Omoide Yokocho; one of Tokyo’ ghetto eating/drinking areas....
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Tokyo | Godzilla Square, Yanaka, Korakuen Garden & The Tokyo Skyline

Another fun packed day in Tokyo. As a massive Godzilla fan I had to see the Godzilla statue in Godzilla Square; Chiyoda followed by a walk around Yanaka and Korakuen Gardens. We topped the day off with a trip to the Metropolitan Government Building...
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Tokyo | Akihabara & Sensoji Temple | Electric City & Ancient History

We had a fantastic day looking around Akihabara (Electric City) and the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo. If you like Manga, Computer Games and Japanese Electronics you must visit Akihabara....
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