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London: Filthy, expensive, rude... and beloved by visitors
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London: Filthy, expensive, rude... and beloved by visitors

A new TripAdvisor survey highlights the love-it-hate-it paradox of megacity tourism. Should we believe it or not?
Iconic Tokyo fish market to close, replacement design unveiled
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Iconic Tokyo fish market to close, replacement design unveiled

World’s largest wholesale seafood market, Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market will be shuttered and move to newer, larger digs
Raw homecoming: Sushi masters return to Japan
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Raw homecoming: Sushi masters return to Japan

A pair of Japan's finest sushi masters explain why they honed their skills in New York and London
Stand and slurp at Tokyo's railway noodle bars
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Stand and slurp at Tokyo's railway noodle bars

To slurp or not to slurp -- that definitely isn't the question when you're sucking it up like a local
Michelin docks stars but Tokyo still wears crown
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Michelin docks stars but Tokyo still wears crown

According to the latest Michelin guide, Tokyo and its neighboring area are still the best food destination
The fine art of a perfect cup of coffee
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The fine art of a perfect cup of coffee

Does this tiny Tokyo café serve the world's best brew? Mind your manners if you want to find out
Japan's biggest day out-- our insider guide to Tokyo Skytree
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Japan's biggest day out-- our insider guide to Tokyo Skytree

The tourism success story of 2012 is the capital's No. 1 attraction, but where do you start in a complex the size of a small town? With our guide, that's where
A holy trinity of Tokyo bars
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A holy trinity of Tokyo bars

Get sinfully drunk and repent at the same time at these offbeat drinking venues
iReport: Travel photo of the day-- cute monkeys 'in a hot tub'
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iReport: Travel photo of the day-- cute monkeys 'in a hot tub'

iReporter Rachel Geesa ventures up the snow mountain Jigokudani to capture some adorable pictures
Shibamata: Where history and movies collide in suburban Tokyo
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Shibamata: Where history and movies collide in suburban Tokyo

It’s tough being an idyllic Tokyo getaway for film buffs and nature lovers
Best izakaya in Tokyo
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Best izakaya in Tokyo

For Japanese dining on a budget, these casual eateries are the pick of a very large bunch
Drive a train for real (well, almost) at Japan's riveting Railway Museum
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Drive a train for real (well, almost) at Japan's riveting Railway Museum

From bullet trains to commuter clunkers, there's a nerdy draw for all at this amazing attraction
Tokyo's best high-tech kids' activities
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Tokyo's best high-tech kids' activities

Gadgets, gizmos, geegaws and good times on outings for the discerning young adventurer
Beautiful benches. Tokyo's amazing public art
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Beautiful benches. Tokyo's amazing public art

Watch your back next time you grab a pew around Tokyo Station, where a galaxy of stars is keeping the seats warm
All change: Tokyo Station is back better than ever
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All change: Tokyo Station is back better than ever

A bones-deep facelift for the redbrick wonder catapults it to the top rank of must-see attractions
Diner's dilemma: Okonomiyaki or monjayaki?
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Diner's dilemma: Okonomiyaki or monjayaki?

Two classic Japanese dishes, but only one winner, as the yakis collide in the battle of the "pancakes"
10 travel products for every closet geek
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10 travel products for every closet geek

One of the best things about travel -- the excuse to buy a bunch of stuff you have no use for during normal life
Sento spectacular-- Tokyo's amazing public baths
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Sento spectacular-- Tokyo's amazing public baths

Good, clean fun at the best of the capital's 1,000 sensational soak spots
Kawagoe: The 'most Japanese' destination of all
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Kawagoe: The 'most Japanese' destination of all

Less than an hour from Shibuya lies the Japan of samurai movies, history books and legend
Tokyo's top 5 water parks
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Tokyo's top 5 water parks

Time to strip off, cool down and escape the grind with a day at one of these capital pools
Tokyo: The sweetest city in Asia
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Tokyo: The sweetest city in Asia

From donuts to ice cream, chocolate to scones, the Japanese capital is the place to get your sugar fix
Where can you drink the world's best cocktails?
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Where can you drink the world's best cocktails?

London, New York, Paris? Nope: the planet’s premier bartenders ply their trade in Asia-Pacific
Salaryman smoking salons out to clean up Tokyo
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Salaryman smoking salons out to clean up Tokyo

Nicotine addicts get their own private rental rooms to keep them off the streets
Cool and cultured: 5 arty Tokyo chill-outs
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Cool and cultured: 5 arty Tokyo chill-outs

No more seasonal excuses, as we highlight the best of the capital's cooling culture spots
Michelin magic for less in Japan Restaurant Week
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Michelin magic for less in Japan Restaurant Week

Snag a top-notch meal for a song during Japan's fantastic foodie fiesta
Summer tonic: 5 of Tokyo's freshest drinks
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Summer tonic: 5 of Tokyo's freshest drinks

You could carp about the stifling heat, or just hit these chill-out highlights and get your drink on
AirAsia joins Japanese budget airline battle
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AirAsia joins Japanese budget airline battle

The low-cost sector heats up as Japan's latest cheap flier enters the fray