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Answered 9 days ago

What to do in Akiba?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Akihabara is heaven for anime and game otaku but not so much to do for other people :(How about maid cafe or cat cafe? Maid cafe is a unique experience you can have in Akihabara that all people enjoy. There is also a cat cafe in Akihabara so if they are not allergic to cats, it would be a great p...

Answered 12 days ago

Minimalist Packing Recommendations on Shorts and Pants that will handle Tokyo Summer Heat and not look out of place?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Summer in Tokyo is extremely hot and we avoid going out for a long time during the day. If you are doing that, you should carry a bottle of water to avoid getting heatstroke. UNIQLO's product AIRISM is very comfortable wear. I am not sure if you can find in your country but you can find in any UN...

Answered about 1 month ago

Is Akihabara worth visiting? *Looking for any and all answers/opinions from locals and pre-visitors. :)

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Akihabara is very fun area if you like anime or video games. There are hundreds of second hand video games and anime DVD stores, so local people mostly enjoy shopping for those stuffs. A friend of mine who came from Canada said she is going to look for specific video game software in Akihabara. T...

Answered about 1 month ago

I'm going to Japan for 14 days in early June, arriving in Osaka and ending my trip in Hokkaido. Most likely spending 3 or 4 days in Osaka and Kyoto, 4 days in Tokyo, and at least 5 days in Hokkaido. Any recommendations for first time traveler to Japan?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

You should definitely not miss typical sightseeing places such as Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto and Sensoji Temple in Tokyo. Here is my opinion what to not miss:- KyotoBeautiful temples and shrines, historic architectures, Kyoto style Kaiseki cuisine- OsakaLively atmosphere, Osaka food (Okonomiyaki an...

Answered 2 months ago

ashikaga flower park

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

The Ashikaga flower park is having the best season from now until mid-May for the Wisteria and also other flowers! And also Ashikaga flower park is a kind of the convenient location to visit from Tokyo too. You can take a day trip to visit there! If you are visiting Japan within in a month, it is...

Answered 2 months ago

I really want to experience the rural areas, mostly places with mountains. Any recommendations to where I could go and advice on where to stay?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

How about Shirakawago, Ogimachi in Gifu Prefecture?Ogimachi village is located between the mountains. The village is amazing! Ogimachi is also well known for their house architect called "Gassho-zukuri", which are designed to easily shed snow from their roofs.You can enjoy all over the year. The ...

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