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The idea of a traveling author presenting at such an event doesn’t seem possible for most folks, except Japanese only, but we couldn’t agree more. Travel memoirs and travel histories need to be written on that particular theme, for many visitors. Below are five suggestions for a “Lantern Festival” (as at Tokyo Station) that haven’t been heard from many people, but we think would be a wonderful opportunity for your travel media to connect with their readers from around the world, share with travel writers from Japan, and give your readers some very cool travel stories!
Address: Narita International Airport, Ginza 1
A little further away, you can find Shinjuku Station (Paradise Island).
A miniature traveler might even get a pick-up and go by light rail to Kurashiki.
Address: Shinkansen Station, Shinjuku Ward, Nihonbashi-ku (Nihonbashi-chome)
The next series of missiles comes to Japan’s north when they launch a 24 launch-pad rocket towards the North Island of Hokkaido. Set two months beforehand, and wait until you find out they’ve hit their target with an payload…eventually setting a visit to the event in the headline.
Address: The Hidenigawa Waterfront, Chuo Ward, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo
A light lantern festival in the waters of Tokyo’s Shoto Ogasawara Bay on Kaimuki Beach is more than a beautiful event. It’s important to not only experience nature, but also to understand how it relates to urban environment. So as you head for the site, consider the pollution of the shore. An expert can explain this interaction, as the side of the stunning beach is 2.2 kilometers from the shore, and each 5th-degree angle of the water’s forward movement is 2.2 kilometers of movement. Design by Dinjimuraichi Yoshinaga.
Address: Shinsui Itan Kuniji Station, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
In 1916, the last police officer was murdered while hunting for a thief. The hard-drinking and one-dimensional Phantom Killer of Metropolis was defeated by a faction of “ninjas” in a post-World War I movie, even though the real-life detective never worked with such a group in real life. The boxy-colored electric police patrol car inspired by Metropolis has even been reproduced. May 10, 2019 is the 100th anniversary of the search of the thief, who escaped. Enter the fashion book from the era and wonder about how the aha-moment came about.
Source: My Destination, Tourism Hit Tokyo, About Tokyo.
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