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The "Venice of Japan" in Kyoto: a secret destination tourists don't know about yet

If you’re looking for <b>a spectacular tourist destination without all the tourists</b>, you’ll want to visit <b>Kyoto’s sleepy little fishing town</b> that <b>floats on</b> …

Japan

From diapers to cold feet, a Tokyo disaster survival guide

TOKYO (AP) — You're faced with a big disaster, like an earthquake, plus a small one — say, running out of diapers. What can you do? Cut open a …

Criminology

Tokyo's shopping streets: Where to find the best shotengai | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Tired of buying all your travel gifts for the folks back home at the same old touristed-out temples and corporate malls when you're in Tokyo?<p>Then try some of the most unusual, storied and just plain odd shopping streets -- called shotengai:<p>Sugamo Jizo Dori Shopping Street<p>You're here! …

Subtly subversive coffee in Tokyo's book district

There’s a spirit of openness in the Tokyo coffee scene at the moment that’s really quite refreshing. Rather than jealously guarding their secrets, …

The Best Japanese Ryokans for a De-Stressing Getaway

Since a spa getaway seems to be on most everyone’s list these days, on your next trip to Japan, work in a visit to a ryokan. These hot springs inns …

Japan

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

The 2016 Michelin Guide Just Named the Best Ramen Shop in the World

This week, Michelin announced their selections for the best restaurants in Tokyo. The list is comprised of 153 restaurants from around the city as …

The Five Japanese Streets That People of Japan Most Want to Visit

If you’ve ever longed to go back to an old Japan, where samurai stayed at old ramshackle inns and merchants filled the air with the scent of food, …

Japanese Pick Tokyo's Best Sights

<i>Photo by Gail Nakada</i><p>Dreaming of a trip to Tokyo? Cherry blossoms, Ginza, Harajuku, the temples and shrines, Cos Play posers and that psychedelic Robot Restaurants you've heard so much about... You're not the only one. Tokyo is a top destination for Japanese travelers, too.<p>J<i>apanese pour over Tokyo</i> …

Japan

Tasting the Tokyo Sugar Rush

<i>Cute enough to eat at Nicholas House cafe. Photo by Gail Nakada</i>.<p>Want to sample the sweet treats on point in Tokyo during your trip? Get in line.<p>The Japanese are passionate about sweets, as in a <i>grande passion</i>. Gucci sells its own line of boxed, logo-stamped chocolates upstairs at their Ginza store. …

13 strange and beautiful Japanese islands you must visit

The island filled with rabbits

Kyoto etiquette guides: Mind your manners, tourists | CNN Travel

Why Are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, …

Criminology

81 Interesting Cities In Japan

posted by John Spacey, April 12, 2015<p>Japan's four main islands are all highly urbanized in spots. The country has hundreds of cities with a …

44 Things To Do In Osaka

posted by John Spacey, April 09, 2009 updated on August 19, 2015<p>Osaka is a surprisingly massive city that's too often overshadowed by Tokyo. For …

9 Cities You Have to Visit in Japan

Japan is in many a traveller’s list of places to visit and rightly so! It is a myriad of stunning colours, beautiful natural treasures and stunning …

The Best Hotels For Sleep In Japan

Even explorers need to rest.<p>Many travelers set out on journeys in order to find peace and healing for the body and mind. One of the things that leads to true spiritual and physical relaxation, of course, is sleep.<p>The pursuit of quality sleep is no longer a luxury, but an indispensable component of …

Japan

Tokyo Travel Guide | CNN Travel

So you want to feel an earthquake? Now you can<p>Sushi 101: Learn how to eat raw fish like a pro<p>Behind the scenes at Tokyo's Robot Restaurant<p>Where Tokyo's top bartender likes to drink and dine<p>5 Tokyo neighborhoods getting a lot of buzz<p>Top places to see Tokyo's fall colors<p>15 sights that make Tokyo so …

What NOT to do in Japan

Pachinko is one of the few ways to legally gamble in Japan, but don’t be lured into a parlor thinking you’ll see attractions like those of Vegas. The …

8 Strange Fried Foods in Tokyo That May Change Your Life

Fried cilantro. That's really all you need to know.<p>Most people think you fly 5,000 miles over the Pacific to Tokyo for a memorable sushi omakase …

Deep Frying