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Days 12 - 15: Sapporo

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Day 12 - 15

[blog]* Days 12 to 15 - various adventures in the chilly northern capital of Sapporo, including ramen, very expensive sushi, a beer garden and (super, super delicious) "soup curry" 

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Day 11-B: Going to Hokkaido!

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Day 11

[blog]* Day 11, Part 2 - Azabu and Roppongi districts, and trying some famous taiyaki. Plus, the long-awaited overnight train ride to Hokkaido! 

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Day 11-A: Tsukishima & Tsukiji

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Day 10

[blog]* Day 11, Part 1 - Tsukishima district and Tokyo's speciality foodie dish: monjayaki. Plus, a sneak peek at Tsukiji Fish Market "behind the scenes" 

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Day 10: Utsunomiya, the "Capital of Gyoza"

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Day 10

[blog]* Day 10 - Utsunomiya, the capital of gyoza - plus an unexpected encounter with an angry tourist office lady, which led to other things.

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Day 9: US Army Camp Zama

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Day 9

[blog]* Day 9 - an army base and lots of Chinese food... wait, what?

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Day 8: Revenge! Asakusa & Ryogoku

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Day 8

[blog]* Day 8 - revenge! Back to Asakusa, and going to Ryogaku for chanko-nabe

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The administrative and cultural capital of Japan, Tokyo is home to 12 million people, 160,000 restaurants and the most Michelin stars in the world (227)
Uni - sea urchin

Uni, or sea urchin, is one of the most treasured delicacies in Japan, but it's also eaten in Chile, the West Indies and in Mediterranean cuisine.
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