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In this episode of the Young Black Travelers podcast, Asshur and Toni discuss their travels to Asia, Asshur to Japan. Asshur talks about his experiences in Tokyo, including the food, shopping, and cultural sites. He also shares tips on navigating the metro system and visiting shrines. Asshur recommends trying different flavors of Kit Kat and visiting the Giza area for shopping.


  1. Japan offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, with shrines and temples coexisting alongside skyscrapers and high-end shopping areas.
  2. The metro system in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, is efficient and easy to navigate, making it a convenient way to get around the city.
  3. Trying different flavors of Kit Kat, visiting the Giza area for shopping, and exploring the Tsukiji Seafood Market in Tokyo are recommended experiences in Japan.
  4. Etiquette in Japan includes bowing as a sign of respect, and it is important to be aware of cultural norms and customs.
  5. Following travel influencers on social media, such as the shout-out recipient, can provide inspiration and valuable insights for planning a trip to Japan.

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