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Fast Facts

Japanese convenience stores, nicknamed “konbini,” offer more than just junk food and hot dogs spinning under a warming light. They carry freshly prepared foods perfect for a picnic at a nearby park, offer limited banking options, and sell tickets to some tourist attractions.

The fastest bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka takes only 2 ½ hours.

Mt. Fuji is an active volcano, but don’t worry – the last recorded eruption was in 1707.

Region: Asia

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