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Japan: Itineraries for everyone

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Japan location

Eastern Asia

Located

Japan at a glance

Japanese Yen (JPY)

Currency

Japanese

Language

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Very trendy (5 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (82 / 100)

Safety index

Modern (91 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Japan and it is a roundtrip from Cologne. Most popular part is Tokyo.
The itinerary visits mainly very big cities. Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy
Tokyo (more about Tokyo), Nagoya and Kyoto (more about Kyoto). You find the nightlife at Tokyo and Kyoto (more about Kyoto). Many cities are cold in December. During your travel you have to speak Japanese but english should be enough for communication everywhere. If your passport is from Germany and you use the power sockets type C/F, then you would still need: A / B. These flight connections are taken during this route: Cologne - Tokyo and Kyoto (more about Kyoto) - Cologne. You can pay with Japanese Yen everywhere.
This itinerary proceeds through Japan, Eastern Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Kyoto (Kyoto itineraries) and Sapporo. At Kyoto you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are snowy in December. During your travel you have to speak Japanese but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Japanese Yen everywhere. These flight connections are taken during this route: Kyoto - Sapporo and Sendai (Japan) - Kyoto.
This itinerary brings you through Japan (Eastern Asia). The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
The itinerary visits mainly very big cities. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Kyoto, Fukuoka, Hiroshima and Osaka (plan Osaka itineraries). The climate is cold. These flight connection are taken during this route: Kyoto - Fukuoka. You can pay with Japanese Yen everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Japanese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary proceeds through Japan, Eastern Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
The itinerary visits mainly very big cities. You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at
Kyoto, Osaka (visit Osaka itineraries) and Hiroshima (plan Hiroshima itineraries). Many cities are cold in December. There are one flight connection. These are Kitakyushu - Kyoto. During your travel you have to speak Japanese. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Japanese Yen everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Eastern Asia, more precisely Japan, and it is a roundtrip from Denver. Most popular part is Tokyo (Tokyo in detail).
Mainly very big cities are destinations. Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy
Tokyo, Nagoya and Kyoto. You find the nightlife at Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe. The climate is cold. During your travel you have to speak Japanese but english should be enough for communication everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Denver - Tokyo and Kobe - Denver. You can pay with Japanese Yen everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Japan in Eastern Asia. Most popular part is Tokyo (plan Tokyo itineraries).
Mainly very big cities are destinations. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Hiroshima (more about Hiroshima), Kyoto, Nagoya and Tokyo (Tokyo itineraries). If you love to make party you will be happy at Kyoto and Tokyo. Many cities are cold in December. These flight connection are taken during this route: Sendai (Japan) - Hiroshima (more about Hiroshima). During your travel you have to speak Japanese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.

Things to do

. is vast and ever-changing. because you can get on the boat from just outside, near Ryohoku station. The water bus is mainly a very good vantage point for viewing the Asahi Flame, better known as the ‘golden turd Behold, a giant stainless steel golden poo sculpture on top of the Asahi Beer headquarters, visible in my ...

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Unique things to do in Tokyo and Japan: further reading

12. Spend the day becoming a ‘railfan’ – definitely one of the most unique things to do in Tokyo

2. See the city and the ‘golden turd’ from the Tokyo Bay water bus

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Cool things to do in Tokyo (Tokyo itineraries). Planning a trip to TOKYO JAPAN and looking for a Japan travel guide to follow? Are you completely confused with all the information out there about Japan? This Japan travel guide and itinerary will give you lots of Japan travel photos to go with it! Read the top things to do in Tokyo Japan ...

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Japan is larger than you think and consists of many islands. There is so much to see and eat in Japan. Here are some of our favourite experiences. ...

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Japan is a diverse and fascinating country, with a plethora of things to see. So we put together a list of 85 things to do when you are in Japan, to help you with your planning, and get the most out of your Japan holiday. Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and the center of business, education, the government, and ..

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Eat & drink

If you want to step it up a bit and sit down while you eat, there are cheap fast food restaurants that serve a bowl of rice with some fried meat or fish and vegetables for about 5 us$. ...

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Save Money in Japan buying Japanese Snacks & Food at Family Mart Japan Store ...

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However, I have always been interested in food and traveling, and I tend to think that if someone else likes something then there’s a good chance I’ll enjoy it too. I’ve eaten it all, and decided to share what I’ve learned in this Japan Food Guide. I’ll never forget the first time I saw someone eating cold soba ...

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24 thoughts on “What to Eat in Japan Food Guide”

Fried Food

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You can probably guess that it’s not the most veggie-friendly destination. Most of the restaurant food in Japanese restaurants is also made to order, which makes it fairly easy to request that a meal be made without meat. The pancake is topped with a special sauce that tastes somewhat like teriyaki, and ..

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Worth to visit

Lately I’ve noticed a disturbing trend sweeping online travel groups and forums: People are booking flights to Japan unaware of exactly WHY they want to go. ...

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Unlike many of the themed cafes and restaurants in Japan, Robot Restaurant stood out as a ‘must-do’ for us. Granted, the tickets aren’t as cheap as many of the entry fees for other themed places, but you get 90-minutes of an exhilarating, well-produced show. It’s over the top, tourisy and ..

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Good question, and the answer is simple. The Ryukyu Islands are unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. It’s like enjoying a tropical paradise, that also has the proud feudal history of Japan behind it. There is also so much to experience in terms of diet and ..

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. nese food masterpiece, but my favorite was the matcha parfait we tried in Kyoto. ...

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General

Even though I have an English literature and Creative writing degree, I barely speak about my love for reading on my website. It’s so heavily focused on my passion for exploring new places, that my reading addiction is pushed to the sideline. Until today! How about combining my degree and ..

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I visited Japan for the first time this spring and fell in love with the country the minute my flight landed, right after my mind cleared a bit of the fog it was submerged into during the 13 hours flight. Japan it’s the most amazing country I’ve ever been too and probably I’ll ever go to.

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only 1.4% of the population had been victims of assault

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A timeless country that shines through neon lit streets embellished with skyscrapers to the ancient shrines that warms the heart with its poised elegance and serenity. And just when you think Japan has done you right, sushi makes your taste buds soar in delight. To have your friends envying you for visiting a ...

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Booze culture shadows corporate slaves

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. is a great trip idea. Wandering through Japan on my own remains one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring, exciting, yet at times, challenging trips I have taken in my life. There is a lot to love in Japan – neon-splattered cities, silent temples, sprawling forests, snow-covered mountains, flavorful and ..

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Itinerary

Here's your Japan Trip Planner, with a selection of 10 and 10 day Japan itineraries. This collection of Japan itineraries should give you enough information to go ahead and plan your trip to Japan. The most in-depth one is the 10 day itinerary for Japan since that's the longest period most first timers have.

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10 Day Japan Itinerary

An Itinerary for Tokyo

Read and bookmark your preferred itinerary

7 and 10 Day Japan Itineraries

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Below we share a few sample itineraries that give you an idea of what you could do and see when you have 5 days in Japan. ...

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Option 3: Osaka and Kyoto itinerary 5 days

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Join me on a verbal voyage through the Land of the Rising Sun. We’ll visit the tourist hotspots every first-time visitor to Japan must see, while also visiting regions many Japanese have never even seen! to find an internet package that works for you– The Sweet Wanderlust readers get ¥1000 off their purchase (not ...

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Only got less than a week to spend in Japan? Worry not for I’ve got you covered! so obviously, we did not have much time to spend on our first day in Japan. Any leftover money in your Suica card can be refunded at the airport when you leave Japan. Once you arrive at your hotel, check in and ..

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Costs

Japan has an unfair reputation as an expensive country. However, when set alongside fellow Asian destinations, Japan sticks out as one of the few places where Asian travel doesn’t mean budget travel. Japan will never cost the same as a backpacking trek through Vietnam or Bolivia, but armed with some knowledge, you’ll ...

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, the first thing they said was: isn’t that extremely expensive? I replied that my return ticket from the Netherlands to Tokyo (Tokyo itineraries) was only €550 and the rest of the costs of a trip to Japan I would find out there… I spent a month in Japan and can say from personal experience: Yes, Japan is expensive.

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Japan budget travel: important facts and figures

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Who is coming to Japan because of Japanese food? *duh isn’t everyone? Which is why I decided to start with this category. Gimme sushi! ...

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Japan on a Budget – General tips

Japan on a Budget – Shopping

Japan on a Budget – Activities

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We’d dreamed of visiting Japan for what seemed like forever, but never thought it would be possible on our frugal backpacker budget. However, when we were in China we decided to set aside a backpacking Japan budget. We just couldn’t resist the temptation of being so close to such a fascinating country and ..

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Miscellaneous Japan Travel Costs

Backpack Japan Food Costs

Japan Entertainment on a Budget

Japan Budget Accommodation

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Accommodation

Planning the trip of a lifetime to Japan? Make your way up and down the length of this beautiful country with my list of the best Airbnbs in Japan! I was lucky enough to visit Japan at the beginning of 2020, and I simply fell in love with the cities and villages I was lucky enough to visit, the people I was lucky ...

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Quick Breakdown On Japan AirBNBs

Final thoughts on Japan AirBNBs…

Did I leave out any epic Japan AirBNBs?

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A hotel being controlled by robots sounded like from a terrifying sci-fi movie. Henn-na was recognized by Guinness World Records as “the first robot-staffed hotel” in the world. Tasks such as window-cleaning and vacuuming are also handled by robots. Sounds bit odd but yes, that’s where they decided to build the first ...

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“the first robot-staffed hotel”

Inside Japan’s First Robot Hotel

What is a robot hotel?

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. it is imperative to think about your accommodations. Hotels in Japan run from small and cheap to sprawling and extremely expensive. Many of the hotels are just a place to spend the night, but other types of accommodations in Japan, like capsule hotels or ryokans, provide a full on Japanese experience, and ..

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Takayama Ouan Hotel

Matsumoto Hotel Kagetsu

9 thoughts on “The Best Accommodation and Hotels in Japan”

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Konnichiwa noble traveler! We see you seek the Land of the Rising Sun for your next travel adventure. Japan is a country with such an important and riveting history, and it’s one of the nations that was prominent in shaping the modern world, while still respecting and embracing the old ways.

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