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New Ways to Welcome in the New Year!

New Year’s eve is a bit like Marmite – you either love it or you hate it. And whilst some see it as forced, prearranged fun that can be somewhat anticlimactic, others see it as an opportunity to let their hair down and wave goodbye to the year that’s passed and hello to the shiny […]

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Road Trip from Narita to Tokyo!

No trip to Japan is complete without an adventure in the famous city of Tokyo. Although some travellers whose main destination is Narita prefer to take trains or hired cars, a road trip between the two cities is a memorable experience.  Routes from Narita to Tokyo There are three main ways to reach Tokyo from […]

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Cultural Dos and Don’ts in Japan

Cultural Dos and Don’ts in Japan

It is incredibly impolite, and seen as dirty and loutish, to wear shoes inside many places in Japan. It is especially important that you take your shoes off when entering a person’s home or a revered place. A good indication of whether or not you need to remove your shoes is to look outside – […]

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