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Where to Stay in Japan: The Kanto and Kansai Regions
Kanto or Kansai? It’s an important question to answer when deciding how to tackle your holiday on Japan’s main island of Honshu. The two distinct areas have their own world-renowned cities, natural attractions and classically Japanese experiences. Below, you’ll find a detailed guide to Kanto and Kansai, including three of each region’s top places to...
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You Need to See These 21 Insane Hi-Tech Hotels
Generally, if you know the difference between a tablet and a desktop, a VCR and VR or how to program your watch to do everything other than make you breakfast, you’re someone who finds life easier with more technology. Lucky for you, these 21 futuristic hotels are perfect for tech-savvy travellers. We’re talking robots, virtual...
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Exploring Old Towns in Tokyo: Where to Stay
Known as “shitamachi”, Tokyo’s old towns are a pleasant escape from the tech-centric main city, where you’ll be transported back to centuries-old Japan during the Shogun and samurai era. The old towns in Tokyo, from Kawagoe and Asakusa to Yanaka and Kanda, offer rich culture and history while showcasing intimate shopping streets, family-run cafes and...
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15 Best Capsule Hotels in Japan
One of the first countries to ever use capsule hotels, Japan has produced one technological innovation after another during the 20th and 21st centuries. Throughout the country you can see this creativity, from the robots strutting down catwalks during fashion shows to the world-famous Robot Restaurant in Tokyo. With more than 400 million annual visitors...
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15 Best Luxury Ryokans in Tokyo
Tokyo is one of the world’s busiest and most modern cities, but still retains elements of traditional Japanese peace and tranquillity. This is evident in its luxurious ryokans and ryokan hotels, where classic Japanese architecture and furnishings transport you back to old-world Tokyo while also treating you to opulent comforts and convenient locations. With more...
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