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For my last and final trip for the region of Asia and last trip for my dream trip around the world. I went to Tokyo, Japan. I stayed in Japan for 1 week. The average flight cost is $346. I took Philippine Air. Nonstop. I left the Philippines at 2:30pm and lang at Tokyo at 7:55pm. The flight was approx. 4hrs. 30mins. I stayed at keio plaza is In the heart of Tokyo, Hotel keio plaza offers elegant accommodation with free Wi-Fi and a Japanese garden courtyard. It features 2 restaurants, a gym, and easy access to transportation links. Bright light filters through paper sliding screens, into the modern rooms at Tokyo Niwa Hotel. Rooms are furnished with an LCD TV, a fridge and comfortable extra long beds. Niwa Tokyo Hotel features a Relaxation Lounge with massage chairs, overlooking a rooftop mini garden. A coin-operated launderette, drinks vending machines and a 24-hour business centre are available. Nice hotel in a very central public transport location for sightseeing in Tokyo. In a quiet street, with lots of restaurants around. The complimentary water, good quality shampoo and working wifi was nice. The bed is good quality. Staff was very friendly, be aware that there is always one person at frontdesk which speaks very well english, ask very friendly for her/him if necessary. Cost is $283 per night.

sumo wrestling

sumo wrestling

My Day 1 itinerary in Japan is I went to watch Sumo wrestling. Japan's national sport. This Japanese-style wrestling dates from ancient times and is thus full of rituals. Six tournaments are held each year; Tokyo hosts three tournaments annually. The Dohyo-iri (entering the ring) ceremony was cool. The crowd is wild! The sumo matches was exciting. Luckily the guide provided me the radio that has the English commentary on it.

Mt.Fuji

Mt.Fuji

My day 2 itinerary in Japan I went Mt Fuji and Hakone Day Tour. Enjoy the view from 2300 meters above sea level. Then take in Hakone's beautiful natural scenery with a pleasure boat cruise around Lake Ashi and a ride on the Komagatake Ropeway. It was absolutely fantastic! The guide was friendly and informative and Mt Fuji was defiantly the highlight! It's a must!

happo en chinzanso

happo en chinzanso

My day 3 itinerary is I went to see Dynamic Tokyo. Feel the beauty and tranquility of Japan on this popular tour to two of Japan's most famous gardens, Happo-en and Chinzanso. Look over the city of Tokyo from Tokyo Tower. At first they said its expensive to have this tour, but the experience and the convenience from transportation, tour guide, and the whole tour are all great worth every penny. On my next visit I will surely be getting more tours and be able to enjoy JAPAN.

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