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A New Spring One Week Japan Itinerary: Tokyo to Hiroshima

A New Spring One Week Japan Itinerary: Tokyo to Hiroshima






Japan Itinerary Basics A new friend recently connected with me for an upcoming trip to Japan to ask some questions about the japan itinerary. I absolutely love getting these emails, giving me the chance to research the max out of all of these fun itinerary options and use my experiences to help others plan an awesome time. So I put together this post mainly for my friend, but if anyone has an interest in a week-long trip (actually about 9 days…

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Top 10 Ways To Connect to Free WiFi in Japan

Top 10 Ways To Connect to Free WiFi in Japan






Internet and Free WiFi in Japan Japan sounds like it’d be a country where everyone has free wi-fi all the time in every spot. Wrong! You can get free wi-fi in Japan but you need to understand there are a lot more rules around it and hoops you need to jump through in order to take advantage of it. But never fear; that’s what this toolkit is all about. After today, you’ll have all the pieces to the free wi-fi…

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All about Kyoto, Gion Corner, & 32 Kinds of Foods

All about Kyoto, Gion Corner, & 32 Kinds of Foods






Kyoto How would I describe Kyoto? At this point in my 28 years of life, I have been there about 3 times. If I were to describe the top moments I remember in this traditional yet touristy city, I would say Gion Corner, kaiseki food, Nishiki Market, expensive ryokans, capsule hotels, lot of temples (some beautiful, others not so much), tea ceremony classes, burnt ramen, and Arashiyama (a whole different story but kind of like a suburb of Kyoto). There…

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87 days in Japan

87 days in Japan






Around the time I left Japan I was asked to write something providing an overview of my time and thoughts. I titled it “87 days in Japan” and have added it below for whoever would like to read a summarized version of my perceptions.  87 days in Japan   (April 19, 2012-July 17, 2012) During the 87 days I visited Japan, I had the opportunity to participate in quite a variety of atmospheres. These included learning Japanese at a local…

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From Kyoto to beyond

From Kyoto to beyond






Nick and I first headed down to Kyoto for some temples and culture. We found plenty of both! Check out the videos of the dancing geisha, our modern capsule hotel, and some great pictures… At Gion Corner we found some cultural dancing We stayed at a really modern capsule hotel called “9 hours”. Watch the video below! And a couple days later, we went to Hiroshima. It was really interesting getting a tour of the A-bomb dome and the Peace…

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