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Things to doTokyoOsaka
(3.5 hours from Tokyo/30 mins train from Kyoto)
Kyoto (2.5 hours from Tokyo/30 mins from Osaka)BONUS: Kobe (25-45 mins train from Osaka)What about NARA? (40 mins from Osaka/35 mins from Kyoto)
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club: Feria, Womb, Ageha, Raft, muse on sateat takoyaki and okonomiyakieat kaiseki in gion (geisha district)

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3902.html
eat kobe beef
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drinks @ park hyatt (lost in translation)

two rooms (bar where mark zuckerberg went nye)

bar ishinohana (creative cocktails where tony bourdain went)

Golden Gai (old bar area)? Jenna
famous street for shopping/eating = Shinsaibashistay @ tawaraya - real ryokan (traditional style, tatami mats)

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g298564-d310306-Reviews-Tawaraya_Ryokan-Kyoto_Kyoto_Prefecture_Kinki.html (This place looks wonderful but crazy expensive!)
day trip to arima hot springs
http://www.arima-onsen.com/eng/spa.html
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Meiji Jingi Shrine

Imperial Palace and Gardens East
castlecherry blossom season!
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eat sushi @ kyubeigo out friday night in dotonbori
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g298566-d325333-Reviews-Dotonbori-Osaka_Osaka_Prefecture_Kinki.html
check out temples

http://gojapan.about.com/od/templesshrinesinkyoto/tp/templesinkyoto.htm
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eat @ fish market @ daiwa sushiAmusement Park - Universal Studio
http://www.usj.co.jp/e/
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mt. fuji
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Shibuya Crossing and area of interest there
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Harajaku - Takeshita-dori street (most people say do this on a sunday to see the fascinating fashion....comments? suggestions?)
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Tokyo Disneyland
http://www.tokyodisneyresort.co.jp/en/index.html
The more I read, the less appealing Osaka is sounding to me and I'd like to go to Nara. Anyone else? I think I'll spend four nights in Kyoto and do a day trip to Nara during that time. (Jenna) -> I'd be up for going to Nara for day trip (Teresa)
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Amusement Park - Fujiq http://www.fujiq.jp/en/
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day trip to yokohama (ramen museum)
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Dates:March 31 - April 3 (Saturday - Tuesday)April 3 - 5 ( Tuesday - Thursday)April 5 - 7 (Thursday - Saturday)
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April 7 - 9 (Saturday - Monday)April 3 - 7 (Tuesday - Saturday)
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Hotels:Shibuya Granbell Hotel
Link:http://www.agoda.com/asia/japan/tokyo/shibuya_granbell_hotel.html
Price: 127USD a night for non smoking single
Hotel Monterey Grasmere
Link: http://www.agoda.com/asia/japan/osaka/hotel_monterey_grasmere_osaka.html
Teresa: I booked Karaku Ryokan in Gion
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Jenna: booked at Kyoto Gion Hotel in Kyoto for a single room on Booking.com so I can cancel if necessary. Total was 38,000 Yen for four nights.
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helpful links:http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/series/tokyo-city-guide?fb=nativeOsaka Tourism Info.
http://www.osaka-info.jp/en/
Kyoto Tourism Info.
http://www.kyoto.travel/
Kobe Tourism Info.
http://feel-kobe.jp/_en/
Nara Tourism Info.
http://narashikanko.or.jp/en/
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http://iflyer.tv/venues/local/japan/kanto/tokyo/
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http://www.lacarmina.com/tokyorestaurants.php
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Tokyo Tourism Info.
http://www.tourism.metro.tokyo.jp/english/index.html
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http://www.cnngo.com/explorations/escape/destinations/insider-guide-what-do-tokyo-753662
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List of attendingName of travelerRoommate or single?HK mobile numberFly in/out dates
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1Jenna NelsonRoommate wanted (no hotel needed in Tokyo)6778 3690March 31-Apr9
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2Teresa LoRoommate wanted6388 4979March 31-Apr9 (via ANA thru Haneda)
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3Janet No hotel needed in Japan6039 0568To be confirmed
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4Hariroommate wanted for all cities5660 5499March 31-Apr9
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5Olivia9301 9045March 31 (arrive Narita airport) at 20:30 - April 4
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