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How To Use The Subways, Trains and Buses in Japan

How To Use The Subways, Trains and Buses in Japan

The amount of subway lines in the Tokyo Metro system is significantly more complex than you would find in Osaka, Sapporo and other parts of Japan.  It would actually be easier to understand if you tried to learn the subway system in any other city besides Tokyo, but you made it to this page so I’ll try my best to explain how to use Tokyo subways.  This actually applies to all of Japan

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Staying In A Japanese Capsule Hotel: Tokyo

Staying In A Japanese Capsule Hotel: Tokyo

The capsule hotels I’ve seen have been much nicer than hostels and more private.  I found an amazing last minute deal on Agoda (30% off) and booked a stay at the Centurion Hotel Residential Cabin Tower in Tokyo for $13/night. With only two nights left in Tokyo, I decided to spend the night #1 in a capsule hotel and night #2 and the fancy Intercontinental Tokyo.

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Robot Restaurant Shinjuku: Adrenaline, Robots and Dancing Ladies

Robot Restaurant Shinjuku: Adrenaline, Robots and Dancing Ladies

The Robot Restaurant show was designed for tourists like me.  So if you don’t know much about Japan, you’d probably have some general knowledge that Japan is the home on ninjas, samurais, robots and girls dancing.  This show puts all that together in one place for you!  Most of it seemed historically accurate.

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