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Eating Sushi like a Pro

Eating Sushi like a Pro

Drawing inspiration from those who mix up real sushi and how to enjoy, today's post is dedicated to proper Sushi/Sashimi etiquette.

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JR Rail Pass Hacks

JR Rail Pass Hacks

Everyone says get a rail pass if you're visiting Japan. Here are a few tricks I used that really made the rail pass worth it!

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Celebrating Golden Week!

Celebrating Golden Week!

Japan's longest vacation time, enjoy Golden Week and the many holidays that occur during this joyous time of year.

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New Anime Japan Tour Website!

New Anime Japan Tour Website!

Japan Deluxe Tours is pleased to announce our new Anime-themed website: Japananimetours.com

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Vegetarians Rejoice, CoCo Ichibanya to Serve Veggie Curry!

Vegetarians Rejoice, CoCo Ichibanya to Serve Veggie Curry!

The popular Japanese Curry Chain will begin selling Vegetarian curry for their non-meat eating clientele and tourists alike!

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What I learned while I was lost in Shibuya Crossing

What I learned while I was lost in Shibuya Crossing

A lot of people ask why I promote tours. Honestly? Because getting lost sucks. Here's a story about me in Shibuya Crossing that you may like

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Yukigassen

Yukigassen

Remember those neighborhood snowball fights? A lot of fun and games followed by hot chocolate? Well, Japan does snowball fights pretty intensely.

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Japan's Government is asking Onsens to relax on Tattoos

Japan's Government is asking Onsens to relax on Tattoos

To help promote tourism and avoid some embarrassing moments, Japan is asking Onsens to lighten up on tattoo restrictions.

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How To Pack for Japan!

How To Pack for Japan!

Packing for a trip is one of the most irritating things you have to do, but what's worse, when you pack the wrong stuff...

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Proverb of the Day:

Proverb of the Day: "Baka wa shina-nake-ya nao-ra-nai"

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Baka wa shina-nake-ya nao-ra-nai or There is no cure for stupid.

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Proverb of the Day:

Proverb of the Day: "i-tai-doo-shin"

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is "i-tai-doo-shin" or Different bodies, same spirit!

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Kimono and Obi Hats for the Fashionista in you

Kimono and Obi Hats for the Fashionista in you

If you are a fan of Kimono's and traditional Japanese clothing but can't find a way to work them into your rotation, this new clothing company may be the solution for you.

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The Scariest Haunted House ever?

The Scariest Haunted House ever?

Tired of those "so-called" Scary haunted house rides? Fret no more, Fuji-Q Highland has one of the scariest haunted houses in the world.

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How to Hanami

How to Hanami

What fun is Japan without cherry blossoms? Here are some times to make your Hanami experience incredible!

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Samurai of Shibuya

Samurai of Shibuya

The samurai may be gone, but the spirit remains in these heroes dedicated to cleaning up the streets of Shibuya from litter!

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5 years later, the aftermath of the 2011 Tsunami

5 years later, the aftermath of the 2011 Tsunami

It's been 5 years since disaster struck Eastern Japan. While there are thousands still trying to rebuild their homes and lives, take a look at how things are.

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Japan's Cherry Blossom Craze

Japan's Cherry Blossom Craze

We all know how the Sakura is a Symbol of Japan, but just how much do the Japanese love Cherry Blossoms?

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Come to Lawson for snacks, drinks, and a Cancer Screening!

Come to Lawson for snacks, drinks, and a Cancer Screening!

After a long day at work or school, going to a Konbini for a snack is pretty normal in Japan. Now, Kyoto aims to make that stop a bit healthier.

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Soccer for All in Japan, including North Korea

Soccer for All in Japan, including North Korea

With the 2016 Olympic Game's coming up, Japan has decided to make an exception from not allowing entry to North Korea's Women's Soccer team.

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Souvenir's for Foodies, If you can Find it

Souvenir's for Foodies, If you can Find it

The perfect souvenir or gift from your Japan tour, a bottle of Pink soy sauce. But can you find it?

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