|Above, the Tokyo Skytree. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Travel to a foreign country is sometimes a hit & miss proposition. Some travel "experts" recommend some attractions, while others recommend steering clear of them.
This is one thing that is best left up to the individual.
An article in TheTravel covers some of those Japanese places they say are overrated but actually underwhelming.
They list ten such places along with what they consider alternatives. But it is finally up to the traveler to heed or ignore their advice.
It begins with:
Tokyo is fast becoming one of the world’s top tourist destinations. With a rich culture, interesting history, and amazing food, it is no wonder that many people come to the country to spend their vacation. However, as in any famous destination, there are tourist traps that we should avoid. These are the overrated attractions that are in most to-visit lists when in Japan but are actually underwhelming.
Save your yen and spend your time more wisely by skipping these over-hyped places and going to the alternatives instead. You will not only enjoy the views but will most definitely be more relaxed when you skip the tourist traps and make better use of your time and money.To read more, go here.