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Answered 3 months ago

What is the famous culture in Tokyo

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

I think the culture in Tokyo is Sumo Kabuki Ukiyoe   Sumo: Sumo tournament is also in Kansai area but currently there are about 50 sumo beya (stable) only around Tokyo. You can visit some of them to see their training and you can taste sumo cuisine. http://www.sumo.or.j...

Answered 3 months ago

I am going to oirase gorge from Aomori for a day trip. The first bus would reach oirase gorge at abt 10am and the last bus leaves at 4pm. Is it sufficient to enjoy oirase gorge and lake towada? Should I stay the night?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

The Oirase walk is about 13.5 km long - which is about 8½ miles. Even if you were to walk it one way and take the bus back, that would leave next to no time to see Lake Towada. So if you are going to take the trouble to go there, an overnight would make more sense.You also don't say anything abou...

Published 3 months ago

10 Restaurants Focused for Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes in Tokyo to Eat Healthy

10 Restaurants Focused for Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes in Tokyo to Eat Healthy

Searching for vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Japan is not easy. It’s a good thing that more and more business owners have realized that there is a growing demand for restaurants that specialize in vegetarian and vegan dishes. While some restaurants didn’t take out the meat on their menu, th...

Answered 3 months ago

I am going to oirase gorge from Aomori for a day trip. The first bus would reach oirase gorge at abt 10am and the last bus leaves at 4pm. Is it sufficient to enjoy oirase gorge and lake towada? Should I stay the night?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I have been to Oirase Gorge in winter and we drove all the way to Aomori and spent a night there, because it seemed like there were not much things to do at night. It would be a nice idea to stay if you would like star watching or early morning hike. 

Answered 4 months ago

I am going to Japan for one week, landing in Tokyo. I'd like to know Hiroshima and Kyoto. What kind of transportation do you recommend if I have a limited budget? Thank you so much!

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. I believe the best way is to use Japan rail way pass. You can buy 1 ticket for 1 wk, 2wks or 3wks. The price for 1 wk is 29,110 YEN per adult. I know its not so cheap but you can take all train of JR train (except any reserved or non-reserved seat on “NOZOMI” and “MIZU...