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Affordable Tokyo adventures you can’t miss

Enjoy the silence at one of the city’s many temples — for free. Buddhist Sensō-ji is the oldest and most significant, while Meiji-Jingu, a Shinto shrine in the forest near Harajuku station, is extra relaxed, even when busy. Climb the Tokyo Skytree So it’s not The Edge, but that costs $36 and up; …

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The best things to do in Tokyo are free (or almost)

One of the great things about Tokyo is that you don’t have to do much of anything in the way of planning, beyond doing some reading and seeing which parts of the city might interest you most. In the old days, you needed books of maps and lots of advanced planning …

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Seoul instead of Tokyo

Tokyo may be intoxicating, but it’s pricey, especially if you’re not getting paid to post. That’s why InsideAsia Tours sends its cost-conscious clients to Seoul, which it says is at least 10% cheaper. The capital of South Korea also boasts cherry blossoms, bullet trains, temples and ski resorts less than an hour …

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8 unique places to stay in Tokyo Japan

Welcome to Tokyo, where you can bed down among books, sleep in a fiberglass capsule or surrounded by original artwork; where robots complete the check in process and Godzilla looms large. Sure, the city has plenty of ordinary hotels – but who comes to Tokyo for ordinary? Here are our picks for …

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