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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: April 30, 2015, 02:59:48 AM »
Im spending 21 hours in Tokyo on a stopover (SQ LAX-SIN via Tokyo). What are the must sees? Decently affordable hotels? (Paying cash)

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: April 30, 2015, 08:55:16 AM »
Im spending 21 hours in Tokyo on a stopover (SQ LAX-SIN via Tokyo). What are the must sees? Decently affordable hotels? (Paying cash)
Depends what you are into.

You can go see some of the temples/shrines, you can go to Akihabara (electronic area), check out Chabad. See my TR for what i did when i was there. Maybe you can get some ideas.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: April 30, 2015, 10:32:19 AM »
Im spending 21 hours in Tokyo on a stopover (SQ LAX-SIN via Tokyo). What are the must sees? Decently affordable hotels? (Paying cash)
I was there in February and stayed in the Hyatt Regency (I paid points) its a beautiful hotel located near the train station that you can take from the airport. They have a tour company that works with the hotel. I took the half day tour which we got to see most of the main attractions. I strongly recommend it. Chabad has fantastic food in my opinion the chef is amazing!

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: April 30, 2015, 10:33:17 AM »
I was there in February and stayed in the Hyatt Regency (I paid points) its a beautiful hotel located near the train station that you can take from the airport. They have a tour company that works with the hotel. I took the half day tour which we got to see most of the main attractions. I strongly recommend it. Chabad has fantastic food in my opinion the chef is amazing!
Did you have any issues with the language barrier at the hotel? I had a very hard time there.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: April 30, 2015, 11:15:23 AM »
Nothing at all. They helped me out with everything including storing Chabads delivery when we initially arrived.

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: April 30, 2015, 12:17:24 PM »

I was there in February and stayed in the Hyatt Regency (I paid points) its a beautiful hotel located near the train station that you can take from the airport. They have a tour company that works with the hotel. I took the half day tour which we got to see most of the main attractions. I strongly recommend it. Chabad has fantastic food in my opinion the chef is amazing!
Thanks. Which Chabad? Sudekevitch or Edery (meshichist)?

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: April 30, 2015, 12:19:15 PM »
Thanks. Which Chabad? Sudekevitch or Edery (meshichist)?
Personally i went to that one.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: April 30, 2015, 12:22:15 PM »

Personally i went to that one.
Thanks. What category is the Hyatt Regency?

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: April 30, 2015, 12:23:50 PM »
Thanks. What category is the Hyatt Regency?
12k a night, so i think that makes it a category 3.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: April 30, 2015, 12:35:32 PM »
Personally i went to that one.
I went to the one with Chana's Place a FULL meal is around 3000JPY which is less then 30 bucks in Takanawa. I used the trains to get around as well as the occasional taxis.

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: April 30, 2015, 12:36:41 PM »
I went to the one with Chana's Place a FULL meal is around 3000JPY which is less then 30 bucks in Takanawa. I used the trains to get around as well as the occasional taxis.
Same place.

The trains/subways are very easy to use, are clean and orderly as well.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: April 30, 2015, 01:33:04 PM »
Same place.

The trains/subways are very easy to use, are clean and orderly as well.

Not during rush hour...

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: May 14, 2015, 01:36:41 PM »
I have like 8 Pomegranate meals i am gonna try and bring in. Will split it up in my suitcases and see what happens.
What happened to the Pomegranate meals? Did they let them in? Did they ask about them at customs? Is it legal?

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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: May 14, 2015, 01:38:35 PM »
What happened to the Pomegranate meals? Did they let them in? Did they ask about them at customs? Is it legal?
They made it in just fine. Went in unnoticed.
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Re: Japan Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: May 14, 2015, 02:09:13 PM »
Yep, we didn't have any issue either.
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