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Is Tokyo The World’s Most Livable City?

Over 13 million people (30 million including the surrounding areas) people can't be wrong! Ask any Tokyoite what their favourite city in Japan is...

The Art of Celebrating Summer in Japan

Attending one of the many Summer Festivals in Japan -By Achim Runnebaum The word Matsuri (祭) in Japanese means holiday or festival, and is synonymous with...
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Traveling On The Cheap in Japan

The Seishin 18 Kippu Japan undoubtedly has one of the best transportation Networks in the World. Fast, efficient, friendly service, and reliable, are some of...

Pixels and Pint Glasses: Retrogaming Bars

Sometimes you wanna’ go, where everybody knows your game Life seemed a lot easier back in the 80s and 90s, but that's probably because I...

Highway Oasis: Destination Rest Stops

Recreation in Japan is serious business. Consider the people waiting in line for hours just for the chance to shake hands with a man...

JapanLife App Test: Japan Free WiFi

First off, welcome to this new series where I hope I can share with you many applications I've found for my devices that help...

Getting Connected in Japan: How to find free or cheap Wi-Fi

Most travelers to Japan (along with your author) come from places where the second we hop off the plane in a new place, we...

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