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Backpacking Japan - Nikko

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Around 150km north of Tokyo lies Nikko, a small town set around a series of mountains, lakes and hot springs. It's a popular destination with the Japanese w...

Backpacking Japan - Nagoya

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My time in Nagoya (home of Toyota) was predominantly for seeing the Formula 1 race at Suzuka. I didn't expect much from it as in most travel guides it's desc...

Getting to Tokyo

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Getting to Tokyo wasn't quite as smooth as I'd imagined. At times I wondered if I was actually going to get there. It all started in the UK, on our woefully ...