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City of Contrasts: Modern Tokyo | The Geocaching Junkie

The majority of our Japan holiday was spent in the country’s capital city, Tokyo, and we definitely made the most of our time there: from exploring traditional shrines and temples, to marvelling at the ultra modern skyscrapers and petting cats and owls at animal cafés! We did such a lot during our time there that… Read More City of Contrasts: Modern Tokyo | The Geocaching Junkie

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Kyoto: Exploring Japan's Ancient Capital | The Geocaching Junkie

With only a limited amount of time in Japan, we had to choose carefully where we wanted to visit outside of Tokyo. Since Nara was a must-do, we decided to base ourselves in Kyoto for two nights. The cost of our 7-day Japan Rail Passes (¥29,110) was almost equal to the cost of a return ticket… Read More Kyoto: Exploring Japan's Ancient Capital | The Geocaching Junkie

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Fushimi Inari-Taisha and the 10,000 Gates | The Geocaching Junkie

We spent time at Fushimi Inari while we were in Kyoto and I had planned on writing about our visit there in my post about the city but after looking back at my photos, I realised that I would be doing this amazing location a massive injustice by including it as just a couple of images and… Read More Fushimi Inari-Taisha and the 10,000 Gates | The Geocaching Junkie

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The Magic of the Ancient City of Nara | The Geocaching Junkie

I can’t remember exactly why but about a year ago, I had a light bulb moment and declared, ‘let’s go to Japan!’ In January, after a couple of months of weighing the options and considering other destinations, the muggle and I settled on Japan and booked our flights to Tokyo. Ten months later, we set off… Read More The Magic of the Ancient City of Nara | The Geocaching Junkie