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Travel tips and guides to Tokyo's surrounds and beyond – your holiday starts here

Your ultimate guide to Kyoto
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Your ultimate guide to Kyoto

Explore the ancient capital's unmissable sights, eats, nightlife, culture and shops

A perfect day in Kamakura
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A perfect day in Kamakura

How to make the most of your time in this picturesque town just south of Tokyo

10 things to do in Iwami
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10 things to do in Iwami

Explore the flavours, art and natural beauty of this historic region in southern Japan

Welcome to wine country
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Welcome to wine country

Discover the finest vineyards within easy reach of Tokyo

Useful info for travellers

Where to find free wi-fi in Tokyo
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Where to find free wi-fi in Tokyo

You no longer have to stand outside a 7-Eleven to connect to the Net

How to rent a car in Japan
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How to rent a car in Japan

It's not actually that complicated

Onsen etiquette
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Onsen etiquette

Tips for hot-spring novices

Essential Tokyo souvenirs
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Essential Tokyo souvenirs

25 only-in-Japan gifts, from chopsticks to Be@rbricks

Beyond Tokyo

Explore Osaka's Nakanoshima
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Explore Osaka's Nakanoshima

Find out why Japan's street food capital offers more than just a castle and takoyaki

50 things to do in Ise-Shima
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50 things to do in Ise-Shima

Visit one of Japan's holiest sites with our guide

50 things to do in Sapporo
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50 things to do in Sapporo

Explore the magical capital of Hokkaido

Rising up again in northeastern Japan
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Rising up again in northeastern Japan

Stories of survival are everywhere in this once devastated region

48 hours in Osaka
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48 hours in Osaka

Western Japan's largest city offers something entirely different

How to hitchhike through Japan
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How to hitchhike through Japan

Take up the challenge from Tokyo to Hiroshima