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Our last few days in Japan

During our last few days in Japan we were hoping quickly between Airbnb’s.  We ended up staying in 3 Airbnb’s in just 3 nights trying to find the cheapest possible accommodation.  We were apparently there during one of the holiday’s so there was an influx of local travelers.  Prices surged …

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Day Trip to Nara Japan

Ashley and I had heard from a lot of people that a day trip to Nara Japan was worth the time.   It sounded like another round of temples but we decided to go and give it a shot for something different.   Getting there was really straight forward.  You can hop …

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Universal Studios and Kobe Japan

Harry Potter at Universal Studios and Kobe Japan We recently settled into our second AirBNB in Osaka but forgot to take photos!  After getting settled in and taking a couple days to catch up on things we decided to go to Universal Studio’s Japan. Ashley was very excited because this …

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Osaka aquarium and Dotonbori

Our first day in Osaka Japan The first day after we arrived in Japan we took a little walk around the area.  It was obvious immediately that this was a much different city than Tokyo.   Even though it’s just 2 hours away the people in Osaka dressed and acted much …

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Goodbye Tokyo, Hello Osaka!

Our Last Few Days in Tokyo Japan For our last couple days in Japan we decided to slow down the pace a bit.  We took it easy during the afternoon one day and then headed to the Roppongi district for dinner.  We stumbled across a place that had a lot …

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A few days in Tokyo Japan

We spent a few days in Tokyo Japan walking around and taking in the sights.  We were fortunate that our hostel was in a good location so we were able to see a lot nearby.    Even though Tokyo is the world’s largest city by population, we were surprised how it …

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The Sushi Train

We were looking for something to do and found an area online that had a replica of the Statue of Liberty and a Gundam statue.     We took a 30 minute train which cost about $5 for 2 people each way.    Upon arriving we realized the area was mainly just a …

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Photo Tour of Tokyo Japan

Take a photo tour of Tokyo Japan with us!  Below is a selection of some of photo’s that remind us the most of Tokyo. Tip: Click on a photo to see a larger version or start a slide show of all photos. Oak Hostel Zen in Tokyo Japan We only …

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