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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
XL Airways has had some amazing prices for summer travel this year. I wrote a thread on how to find and purchase those fares. It really has been a maze the last few years to buy tickets with that airline, but it's worth it.I bought a fare from JFK-Marseilles rt ,total with taxes, for $580rt for June travel.
Added by Travel Rob on February 22, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments
I know a lot of financial experts say to skip travel if you're poor.I totally disagree with that.Travel can open the door to business ideas and jobs.It also acts as a strong motivation to make more money.The very planning and saving for trips can lead to different opportunities.If you have kids,travel opens their eyes to careers they haven't thought of and colleges they might like to attend in the future. On top of all that, planning of trips brings happiness and of course travel…
Added by Travel Rob on November 6, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Added by Travel Rob on June 30, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments
I won a free trip to Manchester through Virgin Vacations and Visit Manchester.They really were wonderful.I also have looked at Virgin Vacation's prices and they are good even if I had to pay.Visit Manchester has been great and really does a good job of promoting their city. It's good to see people proud of their city and welcoming.Continue
Added by Travel Rob on June 30, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by Travel Rob on April 23, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Travel Rob on April 22, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments