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Re: We're more than Tokyo, Japan tells tourists

Travel Rob ·
Tokyo can be a very intimidating city for a traveler because of it's massive and crowded metro system and it's lack of English speakers. I think that's why more people don't venture out past the tourist sights in Tokyo.
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Re: We're more than Tokyo, Japan tells tourists

HS ·
A few simple items to remember when transiting Tokyo ... In Tokyo, JR/Subway maps are available for the asking (FREE from the station attendant) with stations listed in either English or in Japanese. Get a copy of both. Have someone write your destination in Japanese. When approaching someone on the street with a "Please direct me towards xxxx" written in Japanese I have ALWAYS been given good directions. (A mix of English and Japanese does NOT often work) This includes traveling solo in...
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Re: We're more than Tokyo, Japan tells tourists

Travel Rob ·
US News published a story by the AP on problems that were occurring with increased tourism in Tokyo. http://www.usnews.com/news/bus...articles/2015/06/18/
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San Juan: Two Markets, Old and New

PHeymont ·
As Gumbo readers know by now, a lot of us who write these pieces are suckers for markets, large and small, wherever we go. If an army travels on its stomach, an army of bloggers stocks up at the public market.   So, on our recent trip to Puerto...
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We're more than Tokyo, Japan tells tourists

PHeymont ·
At the turn of the last century, the Michelin guides were created to promote travel outside Paris (and increase demand for tires!). Now, Japan's ministry responsible for tourism and transport is trying a similar idea by publishing seven regional...
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Travel to Japan surges again in August

Travel Rob ·
  Inbound travelers to Japan surged again in August, up a staggering 63.8% over August of last year. The Japan National Tourism Organization  announced 1,817,000  travelers arrived in August, beating 2014's high of...
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Saint Louis Cathedral, New Orleans French Quarter

Samantha ·
Samantha concludes her series on the French Quarter in New Orleans by sharing the beautiful Saint Louis Cathedral.
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Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Samantha ·
New York's Saint Patrick's Cathedral left a big impression on Samantha, as she reports here.
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Marilyn Jones ·
So lovely; fantastic photos!!
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Ron B. ·
The facade in the first picture makes it look gray, when in fact it's bright white.
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

DrFumblefinger ·
Perhaps the most European of any of the churches in the America! A beautiful place and one I need to visit sometime again. Thanks for the informative post, Samantha!
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Samantha ·
Thanks for the comments everyone. It was truly amazing. Look forward to vising again one day in the future.
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