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Does It Snow in Tokyo? Snowfall Probability based on Snowfall Amount and Number of Snow Days

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A country known for its four seasons, in Japan one can enjoy watching the transitions between spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Beautiful cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the spring. Fresh green trees dot the city in the summer. Bright autumn leaves and flowers paint the autumn scenery. And in the winter, blankets of snow transform the city into a winter wonderland. Indeed, enjoying the changing expressions of the city that comes with each season is just one of the pleasures of a trip to Japan. Many people who visit Tokyo during the winter are impressed by the snowscape of the city. Even amidst the bustle of Tokyo, the white snow drifting down appears to slow down the flow of time, creating a different image of the city than usual. Watching the snowfall in the unfamiliar town of an unfamiliar new country can be one of the most unforgettable memories of your life. If you happen to take the time to visit Tokyo during the snowy season, please enjoy the changing shape of the city under the snow. So how often can you actually see snow in Tokyo? We estimate the snowfall probability in Tokyo in reference to snowfall amount and the number of snow days by the Meteorological Agency of Japan.

The Best Time of Year To Visit? 15 Reasons We Love Spring in Japan!

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In Japan the segue from one season to another often brings about notable and drastic changes. As the frigid winter comes to a close it paves the way for spring ushering in one of the finest times of year to step foot on Japanese shores. With spring comes a beautifully temperate climate, the natural wonder that is the Japanese cherry blossom and a welcome return to the festival and hiking seasons. Plus, there's simply no better time to indulge in some juicy Japanese strawberries! To sum up, we love spring in Japan and here are 15 reasons why.

[MOVIE] Sightseeing Taxi: Tour Tokyo the Easy Way!

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Tokyo is not always an easy city to visit, especially for first-timers. Even if the transportation system is known to be one of the best in the world, it usually takes some time to get used to it. And for those who already have a car license, driving in a foreign country can be a stressful experience. To make things smoother for travelers, I highly recommend a private car and a driver for a few hours, or a couple of days, and do sightseeing at your own pace.

Japanese 101: 15 Key Phrases to Know Before Going to Restaurants or Cafes in Japan

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Knowing the language in a restaurant can really make or break your meal! In this article, we’d like to introduce to you some simple but extremely useful phrases to make sure you aren’t too lost in translation at restaurants in Japan. It’s important to note that not everyone will say these exact sentences, but being able to pick out key words will make understanding and speaking much easier!

The World of Wagyu Steak: Essential Guide to Japanese Beef

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Every gourmet knows wagyu, the famous Japanese beef that fetches prices three times higher than the European meat commonly available in Japan (as of June 2017). It is often called “the most expensive beef in the world,” with brands such as Kobe beef and Matsusaka beef being praised as cultivating the “art of meat,” raising every animal carefully and under rigorous management, so enjoying the beef delicacy is on the must-do list of many a visitor to Japan. But what is really good Japanese beef and which things should you keep in mind when picking a restaurant and ordering? And is wagyu just another name for Kobe beef? We have compiled a guide to answer your questions and help you navigate the vast world of wagyu!

Tokyo's Top 25 Landmarks on Instagram!

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Tokyo is a massive metropolis with much to see and to discover. Before heading to Asia’s most exciting destination, it would be nice to know which places are the most popular according to, well, everyone who visits and snaps a picture. With Japan aiming at 40 million tourists by 2020, more and more visitors are searching for the best spot for sushi, that incredible place to see the night view—that perfect spot for that perfect selfie. Some of these areas are very famous, while others might be relatively unknown, especially to foreigners, but Instagram gave us the opportunity to collect data in such a way that you can know for sure what the majority of the people who spend (or spent) time in Tokyo think are worth sharing with the world and other potential visitors. So, let’s dive into the Top 25 landmarks in Tokyo on Instagram!

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