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Narita and Sakura Cities – History and Culture in the Suburbs of Tokyo

Narita International Airport, also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, is the most popular gateway to Japan,…


Added by Marian Goldberg on April 8, 2014 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Exploring Tokyo by Bus, Train, Foot, Rickshaw, and Helicopter

For the best introduction to central Tokyo, I highly recommend the open-air double-decker Sky Bus. There are several routes. I took the 50-minute ($16) Imperial Palace-Ginza-Marunouchi course. This passes: the Mitsubishi Building, the Imperial Palace, the The National Museum of…


Added by Marian Goldberg on April 2, 2014 at 11:14am — No Comments

Tips for Tokyo

Tokyo has a lot of great sights and most of the tourist sights are covered pretty well in the guide books.I'll try to add my recommendations and also add some budget tricks that I didn't find listed in the guidebooks.

The National Museum,Tsukiji Fish Market and Auction,the Metroploitan Government Building are big tourist sights ,but still well worth seeing.The auction is still great with the tour.I walked there in the morning. A Frommers pick,The Rikugien Garden is also very…


Added by Travel Rob on November 21, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments

Yanaka is One of Tokyo's Most Cherished Neighborhoods

As part of a series of articles on our favorite neighborhoods in Tokyo, JapanQuest Journeys takes you to Yanaka, in many ways the best preserved area of old Edo.   Strolling through Yanaka is like a trip back in time.  On each occasion that I wander through and explore the narrow streets of this quiet and serene neighborhood, I always find something new and intriguing.  …


Added by Scott on July 3, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Sign In: Great Tech Destinations

From the world's most famous technology corporations based in Silicon Valley to the international robot exhibitions in Tokyo, tourists are embracing the concept of tech destinations, almost as a sneak peak of the future. 

London, UK: Currently rated as one of the best European cities for tech start-ups, London has been flirting with all kinds of gadgetry, turning restaurants and hotels into…


Added by Marta Fonseca on May 18, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

World's 5 Most Expensive Cities

Rank 1: Luanda

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Rank 2:Tokyo

Tokyo was originally a small… Continue

Added by Travel Tips on July 28, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

My Observations of the Japan Quake

I just wanted to post some things I saw during the quake. I was near Asakusa station in Tokyo waiting for my son. We were going to visit Nikko for the weekend. I was in a building on the first floor. After I felt the quake , I exited the building and waited in the middle of the street with others. Being from California, we are told to stay put or get under a desk or doorway during a quake. In Japan, it seems like everybody wants to be outside during a quake. Right or wrong, thats what I did.…


Added by Travel Rob on April 22, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments

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