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Cleanliness in Japan

Cleanliness in Japan

One of the things that impressed me the most when I visited the country is the cleanliness in Japan. There are no rubbish bins in the streets and yet, you can't find any waste not even a cigarette butt on the floor. It is extraordinary that a country with...

What it is and how to behave in an Onsen

What it is and how to behave in an Onsen

Did you know an "Onsen" is a traditional Japanese bath with natural hot springs, while a "Sento" is a bath with artificial hot springs? Normally, changing bathrooms/locker rooms are separated by sex, with those for women indicated in red and those for men in blue....

Japan, geeks paradise

Japan, geeks paradise

We Spaniards tend to say that "Spain is different", but the truth is that "Japan is different". Many unimaginable things take place in the Japanese country, and especially in Tokyo. Pachinko is one of them, slot machines that work with balls and not with money, since...

Tokyo, how to decipher an address

Tokyo, how to decipher an address

Japanese streets do not always have names, and the street numbers are not always consecutive, as they follow the temporal order in which they were built .If you get lost you can go to a Koban, small police station where they will help you find the address you want....

Ueno Park in Tokyo

Ueno Park in Tokyo

My favourite place in Tokyo is Ueno Park, especially beautiful when the cherry trees are in bloom. The park is located in the area of the ancient Kaneiji Temple, which contains the Toshogu Shrine and the five-story pagoda, originally from 1639. At one end of the park,...

Tokyo and its capsule hotels

Tokyo and its capsule hotels

If you visit Tokyo city and don't have a very high budget or if you want to live an unforgettable experience, we invite you to try a capsule hotel. It is important not to have claustrophobia as you will be sleeping in a small "capsule". They are simple...

Not only eats sushi in Tokyo

Not only eats sushi in Tokyo

The gastronomy of Tokyo was developed during the Edo period (1603 - 1867). This huge city has countless local specialties. Here, we only talk about some of them: Chanko-nabe: meat, fish or seafood stew and seasonal vegetables, consumed by sumo wrestlers to gain...

Tokyo in 3 days, the best tour to see the city

Tokyo in 3 days, the best tour to see the city

Day 1 We suggest you begin this “3 days in Tokyo tour” at the Tsujiki market which, from 1935 to October 2018, has hosted the largest fish market in the world, especially famous for tuna auctions. The internal market has been moved to Toyosu. Then you can take the...

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