17 Dec Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo

Sensō-ji Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is Tokyo's oldest temple and one of its most significant. The Nakamise-dōri is a street on the approach to the temple and is filled with street vendors selling street food, talismans and...

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15 Dec Japanese Cuisine

The variety and quality of food we enjoyed in Japan was incredible. Below are just a few snapshots of some of the amazing meals we ate.There are a lot of different tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo, some fancier than others.Gonpachi serves modern Izakaya 'pub food'...

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12 Dec Room with a View – Subioku, Hirafu Japan

We stayed in a 4 bedroom serviced apartment called Subioku, located in the heart of Hirafu village. A 10 minute walk from the ski slopes, ski hire was easily organised through Rhythm Sport, conveniently located opposite. In the evenings, we had the option to cook...

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10 Dec Skiing Niseko-Grand-Hirafu, Hokkaido Japan

Skiing in Niseko and Grand Hirafu was an incredible experience. Having skiied in Australia, France, Canada and the US we found skiing with young children in Niseko Grand Hirafu a fantastic family experience. Compared to other ski regions, it's the abundance of fresh, fluffy, dry...

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05 Dec Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda area of Tokyo close to Tokyo Station and contains several buildings including the main palace, the private residences of the imperial family...

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03 Dec Tokyo Cityscape

Views of Tokyo, from the Cerulean Tower in Shibuya. On a clear day you can see Mt Fuji in the distance.Tokyo and Mt Fuji at night.The famous Shibuya crossing during the day and night.Shibuya 109 is a 'must-see' for those interested in the latest...

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