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    Posted on 23 Sep 2015

    31 Times Japan Was Beautiful And Delicious And Holiday Goals

    *Sees cherry blossoms in bloom. Runs to airport.*

    1. This spectacularly beautiful giant lantern.

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    2. And this statue of a giant robot is bad. Ass.

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    That's Gundam, he's super famous.

    3. The cities are so pretty at night.

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    4. Just look at the streets!

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    5. Even when it's raining, the scenery is awe-inspiring.

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    6. Amongst the bustling cities are peaceful, tranquil moments.

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    7. That Osaka skyline could be a computer game.

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    Everything so efficient, so clean, so sleek.

    8. And Kyoto doesn't even look real.

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    9. So many temples to discover.

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    10. And beautifully lined treks.

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    11. Does your favourite have a temple perfectly reflected in a serene lake?

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    Because the Kinkaku-ji Temple in Kyoto does.

    12. It's a place where tradition is held in high regard.

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    13. And brilliant colours pop through every season.

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    14. There's even snow for the winter lovers.

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    15. Orange you glad you've put Japan on your bucket list?

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    16. There are adorable mascots for legit everything.

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    You'll bump into them on the streets everywhere.

    17. And of course you'll spot them at Tokyo Disneyland.

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    So you're closer to Minnie and Mickey than you think.

    18. Then there's the food.

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    Delicious fresh sushi or sashimi anyone?

    19. Perhaps Teppanyaki is more your thing.

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    20. Or oko-nom-nom-nom-nom-iyaki?

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    21. And let's not forget the perfectly packed bento boxes.

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    22. Forget Paris, get a Japanese crêpe into ya!

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    23. You'll never be too far from a conveniently placed vending machine.

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    Delicious treats and beverages for all!

    24. They are literally everywhere.

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    Day or night, there's a cold press coffee waiting for you.

    25. Moving right along... what about the cherry blossoms?

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    26. So.

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    27. Damn.

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    28. Beautiful.

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    29. Are you kidding right now?

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    30. Yep. Japan sure is spectacular.

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    31. Cheers to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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