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My first steps into Japan
Review of General: Japan by CGholy

Advantages: Something for everyone
Disadvantages: Expensive, Prone to natural disasters and extreme weathers

Ever since I was little I always felt that Japan was my home. It was strange, I was born and bred in jolly old England. I always felt as if I was from another country. I liked my tea without milk and sugar and I preferred spontaneous meals and food as opp ... Read review

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An interesting experience well told here. R. by RICHADA
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22.04.2017 00:30
Diamond review   Mt Kachi Ropeway - Did you see Mt Fuji?
Review of Tenjo-Yama Park Mt. Kachi Kachi Ropeway, Japan by catsholiday

Advantages: You might get a good view of Mt Fuji
Disadvantages: Crowded and a bit grubby , no really much at the top apart from a possible vie

Tenjo-Yama Park Mt. Kachi Kachi Ropeway, Japan Earlier this year we spent two weeks or so in Japan and did tour with a company called Rivera travel. Friends of ours did the same trip the previous year and recommended it to us as it offered great value ... Read review

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Would love to pay a visit .. E! by ccmccartney
Awesome! by olvfrncsc
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24.11.2016 17:48
Hiroshima - Remembering the victims of the A-bomb
Review of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima by catsholiday

Advantages: A very emotional experience
Disadvantages: A shame that it has to exist

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum I hav3 visited some pretty horrifying places in my life and this is added to previous places such as the Kigali Genocide Memorial museum, The Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penn and finally Austerli ... Read review

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An interesting read x by frankiecesca
A heartbreaking place and you have written so sensitively about it. E from me. by Violet1278
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07.11.2016 20:08
Hakone Fujiya Hotel Lake View with a view of Mt Fuji
Review of Hakone Fujiya Hotel Lake View, Hakone by catsholiday

Advantages: Fantastic views from the room, good food
Disadvantages: Pretty shabby room

Hakone Fujiya Hotel Lake View, Hakone On our trip to Japan earlier this year we stayed in a number of different hotels all booked by the tour company so we had no choice. The tour company was Riviera Travel, a company we booked with on line but they are ... Read review

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Excellent by AnneLorraine1
Great review - I guess sometimes you pay for the promise of a view. by hiker
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25.10.2016 18:34
Fast as a speeding "Bullet Train" - Shinkansen
Review of Shinkansen (Bullet Train), Japan by catsholiday

Advantages: Clean, fasy and easy way to travel in Japan
Disadvantages: May be cheaper to drive ? Not sure otherwise

SHINKANSEN - THE BULLET TRAIN During our trip to Japan earlier this year we had the opportunity to travel on the Shinkansen train twice so we had a good experience of using this train from different places. According to our guide the Japanese are planni ... Read review

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E. by Mistybrook
Super review of a super sounding experience. by anonymili
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14.08.2016 11:48
Crowne Plaza ANA - Central hotel to explore Hiroshima
Review of Crowne Plaza Ana, Hiroshima by catsholiday

Advantages: Comfortable clean hotel in convenient location
Disadvantages: None for us

Crowne Plaza Ana, Hiroshima 7-20 Machi, Naka-, Nakamachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 730-0037, Japan This is the hotel we stayed in when we visited Hiroshima recently. It wasn’t our choice but that of the excellent tour company we travel ... Read review

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Fab review by anonymili
I'd love to visit the Land of the Rising Sun. by mikemelmak
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02.08.2016 21:00
Miyajima the island with the floating Torii gate
Review of Miyajima Island, Japan by catsholiday

Advantages: A must see place in japan
Disadvantages: Crowds of others 'must seeing ' it

~~~~~~~~ MIYAJIMI ISLAND ~~~~~~ Miyajima Island is one of Japan’s top three major scenic tourist spots for Japanese as well as foreign tourist hence it is always heaving with people. ~~~~~~~ WHE ... Read review

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Sounds and looks amazing! Brill review! by CelticSoulSister
An E review, sorry late rating by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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27.04.2016 13:31
"Doe, a deer, a female deer..."
Review of Nara by Anti_W

Advantages: Open, beautiful park and surrounding areas, deer, many temples accessible by foot.
Disadvantages: Town center is boring. No modern sights.

...to the small town of Nara might seem redundant, but it really isn’t. Historically, Nara holds great significance as Japan’s earliest capital back in the 8th century (when it was known as Heijo). ... Read review

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Great review. Sounds wonderful. by Listerbelle
Great review by claireylulu

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13.09.2013 21:53
Going around Japan? You need this!
Review of Japan Rail Pass by Anti_W

Advantages: Excellent value on the trains especially over long distances, free seat reservations.
Disadvantages: Initially expensive, some restrictions on transport types, not suitable for short distance alone.

...concerns in terms of cost. Japan has one of the most extensive and efficient train networks in the world, but it is also one of the most expensive. Fortunately, several traveller ... Read review

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E, sounds like good advice by mumsymary
Good advice there for anyone planning to visit Japan. by ryeb

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23.08.2013 21:33
The beautiful Furano
Review of Furano by medgenie

Advantages: Beautiful scenery
Disadvantages: NA

Furano is located in the center of Hokkaido, Japan, surrounded nature, Furano has some of the best scenery in Hokkaido. In food, in addition to fruits and vegetables prestigious Furano, it is also famous for its wine and dairy products. For people who ... Read review

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23.06.2013 14:49
Zozan Imperial Underground Headquarters, Nagano, Japan
Review of Zozan Imperial Underground Headquarters, Nagano by headofwords

Advantages: A fascinating war relic
Disadvantages: Hard to get to, really not much to see other than empty tunnels

Matsushiro, an unassuming former Samurai town in the south of the now all-encompassing Nagano City is not really known as a tourism hotspot, particularly for foreigners who rarely venture into Nagano for anything other than winter sports. However, hidden ... Read review

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the entrance does look like a mine entrance :) great review x hev by pixie65
Fascinating stuff. So much about the Pacific side of WW2 that I know so little about. by Renza
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23.09.2011 12:43
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The ultimate Japan experience?
Review of Mt Fuji (Japan) by headofwords

Advantages: It's a "been there, done that" experience
Disadvantages: its a long hard slog and if you don't get the views it would be very unrewarding

Mt Fuji, a dormant volcano, sticks 3776m up out of the ground a 100km or so west of Tokyo. When the peak is covered in snow it is picture postcard perfect, and is one of the great symbols of Japan. Last weekend, Sunday October 10th, I climbed Fuji at ... Read review

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Great photos! by GillyMN
A most interesting review. Makes me regret I only saw it from the train. But "climb Mount Fuji" is, of course, a phrase with sinister historic overtones. by torr

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14.10.2010 02:31
Japan: A Confusing but Beautiful Country to Visit
Review of General: Japan by HannahBoo

Advantages: Beautiful and interesting place to visit, lovely polite people, efficient transport systems, clean
Disadvantages: Not the cheapest place to visit, language barrier can lead to confusion.

Introduction ---------------- Japan is an Asian country, situated close to Korea. The flight time from London to Toyko is around 11/ 12 hours. In September 2010 we flew with Lufthansa, with one stop in Germany (Frankfurt). Although I am scared of fl ... Read review

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Really interesting read - E from me xx by daisyleex
Loved reading this review!!! Sounds like you had a really amazing time. I've never been abroad but Japan seems like an amazing place to go. Really exceptional review.. enjoyable to read and really informative! by MoonMeeko

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10.10.2010 12:35
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Capital of the Japan Alps
Review of Nagano (Japan) by headofwords

Advantages: A quiet rural city combining history with modern attractions.
Disadvantages: Without a car its time consuming and sometimes expensive to get to some of the outlying sites.

...- this review refers to Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture) Nagano, where I've called home for the last six years, sits two hours from Tokyo by bullet train and is considered the doorway to the Japan Alps. Within an hour of the city you can find the ... Read review

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Fantastic review!!! by KathEv
amazing review, here's an E from me by Jonni_boi
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29.09.2010 12:26
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Finger on the Button
Review of Formula 1 Circuit, Suzuka, Japan by thedevilinme

Advantages: Good figure-of-eight
Disadvantages: Late race in the season

Owner Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Operator Mobilityland Corporation Circuit Length 5.807 km (3.609 mi) Turns 17 Lap Record 1:31.540 (Kimi Räikkönen, McLaren, 2005) SO what an extraordinary F1 season we have had so far, some very unfashionable guys up at t ... Read review

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well reviewed by danielclark691
VH by danielalong

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12.10.2009 16:40
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