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Interesting and Weird Museums in Japan

Photo by Guilhem Vellut From the peculiar and the quirky, to the outright bizarre, there is no shortage of interesting and weird museums in Japan. If you need somewhere to go on a rainy day, or you’re just really in the mood for something completely off-beat, we can definitely recommend a visit to one of these […]

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3 Best Places to Go Hiking in Japan

Source For generations, the Japanese have trekked through dense forests and over barren mountains, using ancient pilgrimage routes to reach remote temples and holy shrines. During the Edo period, extensive trade routes were constructed, on which travellers would journey on foot, stopping at local ryokans (traditional inns) to visit onsen (hot spring baths) in sleepy, […]

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