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Tokyo's Beautiful Lantern Festival

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John pans across the camera to show thousands of beautiful lanterns at twilight hour.  The walkway to Tokyo's well-known Yasukuni Shrine is filled with young people enjoying their walk with friends and lovers at Mitama Lantern Festival.  The video host reveals that this is the best spot to pick up girls.

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Tokyo's tourist-free destination

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Located just one stop away on subway from Tokyo’s coffee central, AKA Kiyosumi-Shirakawa and home of the capital’s first Blue Bottle location, Monzen-Nakacho is quintessially down to earth and casual in comparison to its lofty neighbour. Known as the capital’s ‘shitamachi’ or old town, it retains an Edo-era (1603-1868) ambience with Tomioka Hachiman Shrine and Fukagawa Fudoson Temple as they reflect the history.

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Off the beaten path in Tottori

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The video host embarks on quintessential Japanese experience in Tottori, the capital of Tottori Prefecture, located in western Japan along the coast of the Sea of Japan. The area is well-known for its sand dunes for viewing and outdoor activities.

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Explore Gifu

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Simon and Martina travel to Gifu, a prefecture located 168 miles south west from Tokyo to enjoy great food and experience local culture.  The region is not a typical tourist destination, yet the couple absorb everything the locals have to offer. Each day is filled with memorable activities.

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How to be like locals in Tokyo

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Simon and Martina, the self-proclaimed foodies let you in on the secrets on how locals find eateries of their liking.  Being the long-time resident in Tokyo, the video hosts observed what the locals do - doing research.  Tabelog.com offers an endless list of restaurants from casual to high-end with reviews.

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