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Old 02-09-2014, 04:30 AM   #1
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So my boss sent me out of town

All the way to Nagoya Japan for 2 weeks. What is there to do around here? It's my first time in Asia. It seems like I'm living in the WTF Picture Thread.

All right...wrong forum but I can't nuke it for some reason. Maybe the Japanese have banned the Nuke button?
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:37 AM   #2
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Barber shops are full service go get lots of haircuts .
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:37 AM   #3
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He's right about the barber shops. Do eet.

Also, there's awesome history in Japan. Get on the Shinkansen train and go to Kyoto. Check out shrines and castles until you can't take any more.
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:40 AM   #4
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Nagoya! Take the train out to Suzuka Circuit and have a look around.
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:20 PM   #5
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I've never been there. Spent a lot of time in Tokyo though, so they are probably similar since they are both big cities.

Yeah, walking around saying WTF a lot. I didn't know the above skinny on the barber shops however. I was usually working my ass off when I was there, but during my few bits of free time, I went to some cool temple kinds of places, visited some hot springs, ate a lot of great food, though I couldn't have told you what a lot of it was. Lots of cool stores there. Could spend hours in a Japanese bookstore in the magazine section alone. Check and see if there us a motorcycle district like in Ueno. All kinds of unobtanium stuff there. Probably a little far, but you can rent bikes there and go ride around Mount Fuji.
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:28 PM   #6
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You should be halfway thru disassembling and UPSing a cool bike back home by day 3.
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:04 PM   #7
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Bath houses, massage, geisha (or the faux modern equivalent - escort, companion, hooker...), food, sake, more food, more sake, more girls, repeat. The shinkansen to Kyoto to see castles is an excellent suggestion.
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:24 PM   #8
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You should be halfway thru disassembling and UPSing a cool bike back home by day 3.
Yeah, this went through my head every trip.
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:46 PM   #9
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Not sure if Habu sake is only an Okinawan only thing or not. But if they have some try it!

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Old 02-09-2014, 10:52 PM   #10
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I saw that a lot of places in Tokyo, so I'm sure it's available.
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Old 02-09-2014, 11:53 PM   #11
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Eating sushi there I'm sure will spoil you rotten. Lol
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:07 AM   #12
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Winter sports. Nagano was the host city of the 1998 Winter Olympics. Checkout the Nagano city site for details. www.go.nagano.net
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:47 AM   #13
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In this area (near Nagano) of Japan we have mamushi sake. It is of course made with the mamushi pit viper local to the area. When I first moved here I asked about how to deal with them and was told, "catch them of course! They make great sake!" Haven't tried either yet.
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Old 02-10-2014, 08:54 AM   #14
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if you have a free day, can you rent a bike? Something cool that isn't available in the States. I would love to get out and tour the Japanese countryside. I would bet that if you ask around with some of the locals, someone will hook you up. Maybe even give you a tour.
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Ask here?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/forum...sprune=-1&f=64
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