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Atami

Atami is one of my favorite travel destinations in Japan. The sea is beautiful, the seafood is delicious, and there are many sightseeing spots such as museums. Additionally, there are houses built on mountains like Jiufen in Taiwan, so it has a different atmosphere than other places in Japan. It takes less than an hour …

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Fukuoka

Many people think of Fukuoka as an easy-to-live city in Japan. It takes less than 15 minutes by subway from Fukuoka Airport to the city, and the food such as Motsunabe and ramen is delicious, so it is probably the best city. Also, because Busan in South Korea is near, there are Korean restaurants and …

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Ehime

I think the place name called Ehime in Shikoku is cute. When I see this place’s name, I wonder if it refers to a pretty girl. It means “lovely girl” in Japanese. It’s very girlish, so it’s sometimes called Iyo using an old name. Iyo is a place in Japanese mythology, but it refers to …

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Hakodate

Hakodate is in the south of Hokkaido near mainland Japan. At the end of the Edo period, Hijikata Toshizo from Shinsengumi, Edo-period police and military force, escaped from Honshu to Hakodate. Currently, Toshizo Hijikata is often seen in museums and anime as a character in Hakodate, and Toshizo Hijikata is more famous than other historical …

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