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7 Foods to Try (And Avoid) At Japan's Izakaya Pubs - According to Foreigners

Tokyo Station

Japanese izakaya are attracting attention from around the world. Of course there a number of different styles of pubs and bars all over the world, but the Japanese izakaya seems to be particularly rare. Often with extensive menus, these traditional establishments are loved by many, but there are sure to be some items that are just a bit too far out of some people’s comfort zones. We wanted to find out exactly what those dishes were! So, we set out to interview some foreign students attending the Akamonkai Japanese Language School what they liked and disliked at izakaya. If you’re heading to an izakaya soon, make sure to keep these in mind!

Tokyo Travel: Enjoying Date Night at Sumida Aquarium’s “Night Aquarium”

Ryogoku / TOKYO SKYTREE(R) Zoos, Aquariums & Botanical Gardens

Sumida Aquarium, located in Tokyo Skytree Town’s Tokyo Solamachi is a relaxing way to end a day of sightseeing. But it’s also a romantic locale for a unique dating experience as your enjoy looking at penguins, jellyfish, and more!

(Video) OFF-KAi!!: An Akihabara Hair Salon for Anime Fans

Akihabara Other Health and Beauty

Have you ever watched anime and wished that you could rock a style as colorful and wild as the characters in Japanese animation? Your chance has arrived! Located in Akihabara, the heart of Japan’s otaku subculture, is a unique hair salon like none other in the world: OFF-KAi!! a hair salon that transforms customers into their favorite anime, manga, or game characters! LIVE JAPAN took a visit to see what it’s all about and to try out their services!

JR Osaka Station’s Travel Service Center is multilingual. Let’s take a look at the services they offer travelers in Osaka

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Sightseeing

If you want to enjoy Osakan cuisine, know how to get to the city’s tourism spots, or if you want to get bargain prices on round trip tickets about Japan, then by all means head for Travel Service Center Osaka in the JR Osaka Station! This multilingual center hands out sightseeing guides, helps with hotel reservations, helps with travel troubles, and fully supports foreign visitors in their travels!

Visiting Tokyo: The Ultimate Asakusa and Odaiba 1-Day Itinerary

Asakusa Other Townscapes

Though most commonly portrayed as a cutting edge, futuristic city, Tokyo manages to seamlessly blend Japan’s timeless history with its ultra-modern present-day form. This beautiful juxtaposition is perhaps best experienced at two of Tokyo’s most popular destinations; Asakusa and Odaiba. For the savvy traveler, taking a cruise down the Sumida River is the best way to take in both locations while enjoying scenic skyline views along the way. For the perfect mix of old and new, try our 1-day itinerary of Asakusa and Odaiba.

Why These 20 Japanese Cities are Blowing up on Instagram

Asakusa Other Townscapes

Every city in Japan has its own charm and attractions, but some are more popular than others. More people see them, more people love them, and more people share their experience in those cities on Instagram. If you follow this list you'll know which Japanese cities are the most popular among Japanese people and foreign visitors alike. Whether you choose to go for the "less mainstream" or for the most popular ones to "see what all the fuss is about" this article will help you choose your itinerary. So let's dive in and check out the 20 most popular cities in Japan on Instagram.

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