|Above, Nakamise Street in Asakusa, Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
GMA News has posted "6 Small Tips To Make Any Trip To Japan Memorable." Although tailored to tourists from the Philippines, they can be used by travelers from any country.
They begin with:
It seems like every week, different sets of social media friends are posting about their Japan trips; flooding either my Facebook news feed or Instagram home page with images of Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.
Easing the issuance of tourist visas to Filipinos and low-cost air fares have made the Land of the Rising Sun one of the items on every Pinoy’s travel bucket list. Take your pick: Sakura (Cherry Blossom) during spring or leaves turning red in autumn; great Japanese food on the street or Michelin-star restaurants; manga comics, gadgets and cultural heritage sites; Japan has it all.
Having been fortunate to visit this East Asian country last February, here are some tips that can make the trip even more memorable.
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