|Above, Nakamise Dori in Asakusa, a shopper's paradise. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
From Jiji Press:
Tokyo, Nov. 20 (Jiji Press)--The dollar accelerated its bull run to approach 119 yen at one point in Tokyo trading Thursday after repeatedly renewing its seven-year high recently, as the Japanese government has effectively tolerated the yen's rapid weakening.
|Above, some goodies I bought on a past trip to Japan. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
A vacation in Japan is much more affordable than it has been in years. American visitors will be getting more yen for each dollar exchanged. That means that a kaiju fan can buy more Godzilla and other kaiju toys than they have been able to in years.
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