How to Prepare for an Earthquake in Japan

Japan is an island that sits right on top of The Pacific Ring of Fire - a deadly zone that is characterized by plenty of volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. As a result, it's not uncommon to feel frequent tremors and earthquakes during your time in Japan. In fact, over 1,500 earthquakes happen in Japan every …

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Facts and Fiction: Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Japan

Coming from South Africa, where we have minimal earthquakes and tsunamis, I often get concerned phone calls and messages from friends and family whenever a Japanese earthquake manages to make international news. In fact, I've often been warned about the dangers of Japan and how I should stay away from there (ironic as the Japanese …

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Cycling At The Imperial Palace

Have nothing to do on a Sunday afternoon in Tokyo? Want to take a special someone on a date in the heart of the city? Want to spend a relaxing Sunday with your family? Well, look no further than the Imperial Palace! Every Sunday, a 3 km stretch of road around the famous palace in Tokyo is …

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