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Hop On the Sky Bus and Explore Tokyo From Up Above!

Tokyo Station Adventure Activities

Tokyo is huge and if you explored the city entirely on foot, you’d likely ruin your feet in the process. A much more comfortable and unique way to sightsee your way through all major landmarks is to hop on a sightseeing bus! Especially fun is the two-story Sky Bus offers routes along Tokyo’s prime sights while providing an audio guide in English, Chinese, and Korean. From the open deck on the second floor, you’ll have an excellent view of the surroundings! Today, we’ll take a closer look at Sky Bus’ “Tokyo Tower & Rainbow Bridge Course,” taking you through Tsukiji and over said Rainbow Bridge. There are many sights on the route, so let’s check them out!

Season to Enjoy! Tokyo Disney Resort's 35th ‘Happiest Celebration!’

Chiba Suburbs Theme Parks

A special anniversary event, “Tokyo Disney Resort 35th ‘Happiest Celebration!’” is taking place now through March 25, 2019. This major celebration marks the 35th anniversary of the Grand Opening of Tokyo Disneyland Park. Guests visiting the Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea Parks will be able to experience the happiest time ever with the Disney Friends and Cast Members during this milestone year.

Asking People From 5 Different Countries: The Biggest Culture Shocks of Japan!

What’s normal in your country seems strange to the rest of the world – that is true for pretty much every place on the planet. Japan, of course, does have its fair share of quirks and peculiarities and the possibilities for a proper culture shock are basically endless! Japan is also rich in pop culture, which leads to many a traveler having the images of dramas, movies or anime in mind, only to find out that the reality is quite far from that. There are both good surprises and... well, not so good surprises! We asked five people from different countries to tell us what shocked or surprised them the most when they first came to Japan. Look forward to a colorful yet wonderfully relatable potpourri of answers!

The Secrets of Shopping in Japan: When is the Best Time to Shop?

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People who want to visit Japan often hear this one particular sentence from friends and acquaintances: “But Japan is really expensive!” There’s truth to this sentence though, as particularly touristic areas in Japan – with Tokyo being the most famous example – often do have rather inflated prices. That doesn’t mean that there’s no shopping bargain to be made if you know when to strike! So, when is the best time to go shopping in Japan? Let’s take a look at all the secrets behind a successful Japanese shopping tour!

How to Survive the Crowds during Japan's Golden Week

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In Japan people are not so hot on taking holiday, not in the sense that they don’t want to, but that there is a lot of pressure, for various reasons, not to take holiday. To combat this, the government designated a number of public holidays to make sure people take time to have a rest! The result is Japan’s Golden Week, a number of public holidays in a row (from around April 29 to May 5) which basically mean a long holiday for many workers.

[MOVIE]Become a True Gundam Pilot - Step into the P.O.D. at a Japanese Arcade!

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Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

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