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Old 28-12-2016, 05:00 PM   #5476
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What to do in Shinjuku for 1 night. travelling japan with a friend. i will reach there in the late afternoon, where my friend will reach midnight.

so i have 1 night solo. any suggestion on what to do there? or any good food, ramen or some don?
i stay near the shinjuku station.
Fuunji Ramen... try their Tsukemen or Curry Katsu Ouroji or just good old reliable Ichiran/Ippudo Ramen.

Shinjuku mostly is shopping around and east of the station and nightlife at Kabukicho just north of the station. Enough to keep anyone occupied for a couple days.
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so i have 1 night solo. any suggestion on what to do there? or any good food, ramen or some don?
Go watch robot restaurant

It is either SUPER AWESOME or absolutely horrendous depending on your personality and what part of Japanese pop culture you're interested in.

Anyway some preview here:

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What to do in Shinjuku for 1 night. travelling japan with a friend. i will reach there in the late afternoon, where my friend will reach midnight.

so i have 1 night solo. any suggestion on what to do there? or any good food, ramen or some don?
i stay near the shinjuku station.
Shinjuku is Kabukicho
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hi newbie here ....is japan easy to travel by yrself if dunno japanese? is there ample english signs and information? how comprehensive is google maps there?

i've travelled solo in taiwan dunno about japan
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Hi guys!

Just booked my virgin flight to Tokyo 4th to 12th April, care to share how would you spend your time during that period of time in Tokyo?

I'm not sure which location should I stay, probably will go for a place that is value for money.

Appreciate your inputs, thanks!
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Old 29-12-2016, 12:59 AM   #5481
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Hi guys!

Just booked my virgin flight to Tokyo 4th to 12th April, care to share how would you spend your time during that period of time in Tokyo?

I'm not sure which location should I stay, probably will go for a place that is value for money.

Appreciate your inputs, thanks!
You can try our this place call Net Maru, it will be really affordable and an interesting experience
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hi newbie here ....is japan easy to travel by yrself if dunno japanese? is there ample english signs and information? how comprehensive is google maps there?

i've travelled solo in taiwan dunno about japan
Japan in general or the major cities like Tokyo, Osaka, etc? Big cities usually have lots of signs in English. Ulu ulu small towns would be lesser, as expected. Google maps work. paper map and a simple phone compass or real compass also works. Whenever you are stuck or even not stuck, just ask for help. Ask the youngsters especially, most are more than happy to guide you. Older folks and salarymen seem to be less helpful(personal experience).

Beware of the peculiar use of English in Japan though. Like the platform is call "Home" More details here
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Old 29-12-2016, 09:24 AM   #5483
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Hi guys!

Just booked my virgin flight to Tokyo 4th to 12th April, care to share how would you spend your time during that period of time in Tokyo?

I'm not sure which location should I stay, probably will go for a place that is value for money.

Appreciate your inputs, thanks!
See what interests you here. Different for everybody.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2164.html

Where to stay depend on budget. Value for money is relative. What's your budget?
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You can try our this place call Net Maru, it will be really affordable and an interesting experience
Cool, interesting concept, not sure if my wife will accept it. haha

See what interests you here. Different for everybody.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2164.html

Where to stay depend on budget. Value for money is relative. What's your budget?
Gonna focus on sightseeing especially the cherry blossoms and the must-go places in Tokyo.. and food!

For accommodation probably $70-100/night... Kinda lost and not sure which area should I stay..

Please share your experience
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Cool, interesting concept, not sure if my wife will accept it. haha

Gonna focus on sightseeing especially the cherry blossoms and the must-go places in Tokyo.. and food!

For accommodation probably $70-100/night... Kinda lost and not sure which area should I stay..

Please share your experience
Peak season. Hotels would be fully booked over the weekends. It's quite low considering your budget. You could take a look at hostels with private rooms. Or try APA hotel chains and similar business hotels in Ueno or Ikebukuro.
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Peak season. Hotels would be fully booked over the weekends. It's quite low considering your budget. You could take a look at hostels with private rooms. Or try APA hotel chains and similar business hotels in Ueno or Ikebukuro.
I see, my idea is to stay in an okay room and allocate more budget for food. hehe

How about AirBNB? I need to know a starting point area to find accommodation.. What I read from blog is to stay at these areas: Shinjuku, Ginza and Tokyo Station. What do you think huh?
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I see, my idea is to stay in an okay room and allocate more budget for food. hehe

How about AirBNB? I need to know a starting point area to find accommodation.. What I read from blog is to stay at these areas: Shinjuku, Ginza and Tokyo Station. What do you think huh?
From my research even airbnb apartments around $100 would not be near major stations like shibuya, shinjuku. Likely to be one station away from them.
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Anybody been to the Fox Village before? Half a day enough if I'm travelling early from Yokohama to there? Or is it not worth going?
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i'm planning to go to Nagano for the snow monkey and ski resort.

will it be better to stay at Nagano City or Yamanouchi?
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Old 29-12-2016, 12:40 PM   #5490
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I traveled Hokkaido, Okinawa, Osaka on my own without much knowledge of Japanese. Osaka has a lot of English signs and is very tourist friendly, let me know if you need tips and itinerary suggestions. I can share with you. I brought a lot of material back from my travels too

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i've travelled solo in taiwan dunno about japan

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