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48 hours in Hiroshima

Friendly, picturesque and a paradise for foodies. This description might not spring to mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima', but word is starting to spread about this most surprising of Japanese cities. As the first city in history to suffer a nuclear attack, Hiroshima has a dark legacy but it …

Escape to Japan's Oki Islands

Japan seduces and dazzles travellers with its buzzed-up, sprawling, ultra-convenient big cities. But if you’re weary of crowds and vending-machine-packed streets, get yourself to Matsue in Western Honshū and hop a ferry to the slow life on the remote and fascinating Oki Islands.<p>Newly added to the …

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Why you should go to Tokyo - Oneika the Traveller

Why I think you should go to Tokyo.<p>There are cities and then there are <i>cities</i>. <i>Cities</i>, in italics, are world-renowned entities that elicit rhapsodic …

Take Refuge from Tokyo’s Winter at These Hot Springs

The U.S. isn’t the only country battling a brutal winter this year. But Tokyo residents have one secret weapon: natural hot springs. Here are five …

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …