Madeleine Donaldson

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5 Awesome Ice Cream Shops in Tokyo

Summer in Japan may be hot, humid, and sticky, but there is a sweet silver lining, with sweltering temperatures comes the excuse to eat plenty of ice cream. Here are 5 awesome ice cream shops to try in Tokyo!

Tokyo-Narita Japan Explorer: Where Your Japan Travel Begins
10 Travel Recommendations by Foreigners in Japan

So many things to see and do, so little vacation time. For help deciding how to prioritize your list or for ideas to add to it, check out these recommendations by foreigners who are living or lived in the area. (Recommendations are in no particular order.)

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Exploring the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: Epson teamLab Borderless

Mori Building Digital Art Museum: Epson teamLab Borderless in Odaiba's Palette Town is the first permanent digital museum in the world, and is easily becoming a must-see for tourists and locals alike. The brainchild of teamLab, a visionary art collective made up of artists, engineers, CG animators and more, this digital wonderland lives up to its 'borderless' name.

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The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival 2018: Best in Snow

The Sapporo Snow Festival manages to successfully bring together traditional and popular forms of Japanese culture, whilst also promoting stronger ties between international communities, never losing sight of the local Sapporo community at its core.

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Fujisan Food - Eating On Top of Japan

About 300,000 people climb Mt. Fuji every year during the official summer climbing season from July to August. All of those people have to eat, and fortunately food is available at various altitudes, but be warned about the heavy price tags. Though some more adventurous types choose to do the sea to summit hike, the...

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Chasing Waterfalls in Nishizawa Canyon

A scenic hiking trail filled with lush greenery, babbling brooks, and eight stunning waterfalls lies west of Tokyo in Yamanashi Prefecture.