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Heather and I had the great fortune to be able to live in Japan for 2 years as we taught English, and started Extra Pack of Peanuts!
In those two years, we visiting many different parts of the country and learned quite a bit about how to travel around cheaply. Today we share those tips with you, along with a great list of where to stay, what to do, and what you should (and maybe shouldn’t) eat while you’re in Japan!
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In This Episode
- 08:00 Mt. Fuji
- 09:15 Catching the cherry blossoms
- 11:00 Winter time in Japan!
- 13:40 Some great places to eat
- 16:53 Our favorite cities
- 24:00 Tokyo
- 27:00 Hiroshima
- 30:23 Our favorite accommodation in the world.
- 31:44 Activities throughout Japan
- 35:00 Eating!
- 44:00 Avoid these or try them once. It depends on how adventurous you are!
- 47:00 Sushi is so much better in Japan
- 51:45 Unique ways to stay
- 62:00 Japan rail pass
- 66:00 Flying domestic Japan on budget airlines
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I know sushi and fish are a huge part of Japanese culture for food, but I’m allergic to seafood. Do most places have a non-fish option, or are they hard to come by? Is it difficult making sure I order something safe when I can’t speak the language or read the menu?