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

Guide to climbing Mt Fuji
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Guide to climbing Mt Fuji

The Mt Fuji hiking season is open throughout summer, from July until early September. Here’s what you need to know to climb Japan’s most sacred mountain

National parks and seaside retreats in Greater Tokyo
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National parks and seaside retreats in Greater Tokyo

Need a break from the city’s bustling streets? Take a day trip to Greater Tokyo's wild side

Best things to do in Narita
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Best things to do in Narita

Break up your layover or spend the day/night in Narita before your flight – it’ll certainly be a short stay to remember

Cool and unique places to stay in Tokyo
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Cool and unique places to stay in Tokyo

Tired of the cookie-cutter hotel rooms? These one-of-a-kind accommodations in Tokyo will give you a reason to stay in

The best things to do in Matsumoto
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The best things to do in Matsumoto

Explore Yayoi Kusama’s hometown, a little-known but very visit-worthy city up in Nagano

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Cheap transport deals for tourists in Tokyo and Japan
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Cheap transport deals for tourists in Tokyo and Japan

Flash your foreign passport and get access to a host of discounted tickets for trains, buses, metro, flights and even the shinkansen

Payment and tax-free tips
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Payment and tax-free tips

Find out why cash is still king in Japan and how you can avoid the sales tax when shopping

Where and how to withdraw and exchange money
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Where and how to withdraw and exchange money

Short on yen? Find out how to fill your wallet with local tender

How to get to and from the airport
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How to get to and from the airport

All the airport navigation tips you need when flying to or from Tokyo

Beyond Tokyo

Kicking back in Kanazawa
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Kicking back in Kanazawa

Embrace an oasis of tradition, beauty and food in the Hokuriku region

50 things to do in Shimane
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50 things to do in Shimane

Plan a journey far out west with our guide to this beautiful and historic region

The Kansai sake route
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The Kansai sake route

Join us on a tour of the best sake breweries in western Japan

30 things to do in Okinawa
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30 things to do in Okinawa

How to make the most of island life in Japan's southernmost prefecture

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

Welcome to wine country
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Welcome to wine country

Discover the finest vineyards within easy reach of Tokyo