"Tsu-Kuba without Tsu-Fidel (A VT Endangered page)" Top 5 Page for this destination Tsukuba by manuelEB

Tsukuba Travel Guide: 70 reviews and 273 photos

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Tsukuba is a very atypical city in Japan. So atypical that till Auust 24, 2005 there was not a train station called Tsukuba. Train stations in the Archipelago are the alpha and the omega of any possible social activity. Tsukuba is also atypical because when you throw a stone you surely will hit a Ph.D... .It is home -once again, after 10 years- since April 2003.

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  • Pros:Isolation
  • Cons:Isolation
  • In a nutshell:Who knows!!!?
  • Last visit to Tsukuba: Jan 2003
  • Intro Updated Feb 10, 2007
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  • Mr.Sparkle's Profile Photo
    Sep 9, 2008 at 7:54 PM

    hello, I will be coming here in October and stay for a few days. perhaps we could have a mini VT meet.

  • Aug 29, 2008 at 6:05 AM

    Japan is a very beautiful country!

  • dgeorge10's Profile Photo
    Oct 3, 2007 at 2:12 PM

    The only option is to become a train driver in France. Mandatory retirement at 55... But perhaps Monsieur Sarkozy will put a stop to that!

  • Johnny_CA's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2007 at 11:49 PM

    thank you for the warm welcome to the golden palace, m. i'm looking for a tour to the supreme leader's home. i hear the propaganda tours are terrific including nightly karaoke for the western tourists because there is nothing else to do!

  • janetanne's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2007 at 1:54 PM

    Very interesting. I enjoy reading your tips because they give such a personal insight into a foreign person living in another country other than their native one...like me in Greece:) So true, your comments.

  • jenniferchin's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2006 at 10:23 PM

    Hola ! Como estas ? (-;

  • Nov 21, 2006 at 2:12 AM

    Sou desu yo! Ato 3 shuukan gurai...! :-)

  • gramilla's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2006 at 2:59 PM

    Qué foto tan hermosa!

  • Hexepatty's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2006 at 8:24 PM

    Great tips, Manny Chan!

  • ozalp's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2006 at 9:19 AM

    This city has more pics than Istanbul. Scary! You have to come Istanbul again amigo.

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