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Wacky Souvenirs! 10 Unusual Gifts Found at Asakusa Don Quijote!


Don Quijote is Japan’s largest discount chain store. They have a huge variety of items in their store, and looking around the shop is like going treasure hunting. It has become a popular place for foreign visitors to look for souvenirs. This time we will cover Don Quijote located in Asakusa, an area famous for Kaminarimon. Don Quijote Asakusa focuses on local products and has interesting Japanese gifts.

Skiing in Japan Guide 2019: Top 8 Ski Resort Areas in Japan That Will Have You Booking Tickets Today!

Niseko / Rusutsu Skiing & Snowboarding

Winter sports like skiing and snowboarding are big in Japan. Japan has held the Winter Olympics twice and is known for its amazing snow. So when the snow hits, everyone rushes to the slopes. If you want to try some pristine Japanese powder, you’re in luck. Here are 8 amazing ski resorts in Japan that you don’t want to miss!

Japan Shinkansen Travelers Beware! Luggage Reservations and Restrictions are Changing from May 2020

Shin-Osaka Other Sightseeing

The Shinkansen is indispensable for traveling around Japan and many tourists take advantage of its convenience for rapid transit between Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, and beyond. However, there is going to be a bit of a change in 2020. From May 2020 a special reservation will be required if you plan to bring luggage of over a certain size on the train. So you don’t get caught out with an oversized bag, we’ve looked into the details for you. PassionPhotography / Shutterstock

Osaka Weather & Seasons Guide: What to Wear and Other Tips Before You Travel

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Nature

This article will introduce things you should know before visiting the Kansai area such as the monthly climate changes, appropriate clothing, and useful items to bring with you. However, in Japan, a long chain of islands, the weather as well as the temperature can vary greatly between regions. Therefore, if you're looking to travel all over Japan, for instance to both Hokkaido and Kansai or both Okinawa and Kansai, should pay special attention to the differences in weather and climate. For such trips, this article will provide helpful information about each season in the Kansai area.

Tomogashima Island: Find The World of Ghibli on this Uninhabited Japanese Island!

Wakayama Suburbs Other Historic Sites

Tomogashima is a group of uninhabited islands in Wakayama Prefecture. It has a mysterious atmosphere strangely reminiscent of a famous Ghibli animation. Yet it is a popular attraction not just for fans of animation, but tourists alike.

Visiting Tokyo in September: Best of Autumn in Tokyo

Tokyo Station Summer

Are you thinking about coming to Japan? Did you miss the summer festival season in July and August? Can you not wait until early spring for the cherry blossom parties to take over? If you are longing to come to Japan but feel like you missed a good season, you are in luck. Japan has so many great and varied things to see and do that any time is a good time to visit. Each month provides a wide range of events, attractions, tastes, natural beauty and sites to experience. Here are just some of the great things going on in September in Tokyo and surrounding areas.

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