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Nicknamed the "City of Ten Thousand Shrines", Kyoto is Japan's former capital city. Located on Honshu Island, it is deemed to be one of the country's major education and cultural hubs. Kyoto thus attracts foreign professionals and students in large numbers every year.

By living in Kyoto, you will also enjoy a traditional lifestyle thanks to its typical shops, as well as magnificent palaces and gardens...

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Tokyo is world-famous for its wide range of leisure activities. This multifaceted city has dedicated entire areas to relaxation and discoveries. Indoors or outdoors, you will undoubtedly, there is something for all ages and tastes. Here is how to keep yourself busy in your free time in the bustling capital city.

Whether with your family, friends, in couple or solo, there is much to see and do, in Tokyo. Let's have a look at the different activities available in Tokyo for everyone.

Wondering about sports activities in Tokyo? At the dawn of the 2020 Olympic Games, Japan's capital city, best known for its gastronomy and its living environment, also intends to promote and value sports. Indoors, outdoors, or with children here, is a roundup of the different ways to spend your free time.

In Tokyo, you can find food almost everywhere. Walking through stations or commercial streets is like a real gastronomic tour. It is difficult to resist the unparalleled smells. And even in the most remote places, you will always find a restaurant to eat.

At first glance, the Japanese real estate market seems to be doing well. It should be at least as active as its capital, Tokyo, the city that never sleeps between new constructions and restorations. The 2020 Olympic Games are boosting the market thus giving hope for a better future. Here is all that you should know.

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I'm a Swedish guy living in Kyoto since september 2014. Here I'm taking a 2 year Master's Degree in Global Business and Management Studies(MBA). Follow the thoughts about my Life in Japan, Various trips, Amazing Food, Health, Part-time job and University Life. As I live and travel around in the Kansai area, most of my focus will be here.

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