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Street in Tokyo known as the locals kitchen

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Minutes from Jujo station, Jujo Ginza is a go-to place for casual shoppers and street food lovers.  Built in 1979, this shopping street is also called Souzai Tengoku or deli food paradise. Paolo's street food hopping begins.

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Kyoto Travel Tips

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Paolo reveals some of the hidden spots not found in guide books, yet worth exploring. One of the tips the video host is offering is to start early in the morning.  Walking on quiet streets with few tourists presents different perspectives while discovering many things to appreciate.

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Why international tourists find Japanese convenience store amazing

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Japanese convenience stores have so much more to offer than typical convenience stores in US. They are found at a few minute walking distance from anywhere in Tokyo and other cities.  At these drop-ins or so called "Convini", Japanese locals can grab a bite to eat or entire meals for the day, photocopy documents, print pictures, pay bills and even a place to sit and eat. Affordability among others explains their popularity. Samuel and Audrey were pleasantly surprised to find out how much $20 could buy for lunch.

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Expect unexpected when traveling in Japan

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While traveling, unexpected events are bound to happen and Samuel and Audrey had their share of things they could not control in Takayama. A torrential downpour for days caused buses and trains to be canceled.  Faced with the stressful situation, how will the video hosts tackle this challenge?

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Shirakawago - a peaceful rural getaway

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Samuel and Audrey take us on a tour of Shirakawago, a beautiful countryside in Japan. This rural area is known for its historic farm houses preserved to this day.  The old farm houses have a unique architectural style called Gassho identified by the steep roof top. The village is also designated as a world cultural heritage in 1995.

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