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Top-Rated MUJI Cosmetics and Skin Care Products

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Japanese retailer and lifestyle brand MUJI is known worldwide for its minimalist packaging and product design which reflect a Zen-like Japanese aesthetic that treasures beauty in simplicity. All MUJI skin care items and cosmetics come in sleek, frill-free packaging that put an emphasis on each product’s contents and ingredients. Here a few of our top recommended choices for you to pick up on your next trip to MUJI.

Ueno's Panda Sweets: Five Unique and Delicious Souvenirs of Tokyo's Favorite Zoo Inhabitants

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When it comes to sightseeing in Ueno, the Ueno Zoo and its famous, adorable pandas are at the top of the must-see list for many a tourist! While nothing comes close to seeing the pandas in the Ueno Zoo, you can take home smaller, sweeter versions of the adorable bears with the many panda snacks and sweets available all around the area! Let's take a look at Tokyo's favorites.

10 Helpful Tips for Riding in Crowded Rush Hour Trains—from the Japanese People Themselves

Japan’s trains can at times be some of the most crowded in the world. You may have even seen videos online of people being pushed into trains to be able to fit, and you probably thought, “No way!” However, it’s actually quite a common sight in the packed city of Tokyo! Although trains in the city can get crowded at any time of day, weekday mornings and evenings are the key times to watch out for. Morning rush hour is from around 7 to 9AM and the rush home usually starts around 6PM and lasts for a few hours. Because the trains are so convenient in Japan, it may be hard for some travelers to avoid crowded times. Sometimes you can see tourists in the jam-packed trains looking scared, confused—or sometimes even entertained! This article will explain to you some tips and basic manners if you find yourself in a crowded train.

The Top 9 Things to Do in Odaiba (Daiba), Tokyo

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Odaiba, also called ‘Daiba’ for short, has become increasingly popular with foreign tourists. Originally built from reclaimed land in defense of Tokyo (then called Edo) in 1853, it has become a hotspot for both young people and those young at heart. There is shopping, a ferris wheel, otaku meccas, onsen and beautiful views--something for everyone to enjoy. In this article, we will take you through the top 10 things to do in Odaiba to help you make the most out of your visit. From a visit to the symbolic Fuji TV station and character spots to a relaxing bay cruise, experience the best of Odaiba in one day... or more... whichever suits your fancy!

Banking in Japan

People living in Japan have a variety of options when choosing a bank. Similar to other countries, you can choose from large domestic banks, small regional banks, international banks and others.

[MOVIE] Navigating Virtual Airspace with Skyart JAPAN

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Have you always wanted to fly through the skies while controlling a jet? You now have the chance to make your dream a reality! Skyart JAPAN offers hyper-realistic flight simulation for everyone from beginners to professional pilots. Take a closer look at SkyArt’s state of the art headquarters located in Shinagawa, Tokyo and see how I fared in the cockpit for my very own private lesson!

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