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Walking the Nakasendo Road from Magome to Tsumago

Sydney November 20, 2017 - The clang of brass bells is the Kiso Road’s soundtrack. On this trail, hikers are encouraged to rent a bell to scare off bears. The Kiso Road, or Kisoji, runs alongside Japan’s Central Alps. It’s been chronicled since 701AD, but…...

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Christmas and New Year Events at Hello Kitty Land

Sydney November 16, 2017 - Partners information: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo will hold two special winter events this year. Experience the unique “Puro Christmas” event, followed by the New Year event, “Tribute to Wonderful”. It’s the only time of the year to see your favourite…...

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Become a Ninja in Shiga Prefecture

Sydney November 16, 2017 - Partners Information: Become a Ninja in Shiga Prefecture! Ninja served their lords by collecting information and using their unique ninjutsu fighting style, operating behind the scenes during the long struggle to unify feudal Japan. In Shiga Prefecture, the Koka Ninja…...

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New luggage storage service at Hiroshima station

Sydney November 16, 2017 - Partners Information: Chugoku JR Bus Company started a new luggage storage service next to Hiroshima Station Tourist Information, on 2F Hiroshima Shinkansen Meitengai. In conjunction with the renovation of Hiroshima Station, the new service aims to make travel to Hiroshima city…...

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Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App

Sydney November 14, 2017 - Partners Information: JR Central released a new smartphone app, the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App. This free app allows users to buy tickets for the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen (bullet train) line, which connects Japan’s Golden Route (Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Nagoya, Kyoto,…...

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Rotable Popup Event in Owase, Mie

Sydney November 1, 2017 - Rotable in Owase: Popup Restaurant Series Launches to Celebrate Local Cuisine and Culture, Revitalise Rural Japan Rotable kicks off its first in a series of events on aimed at celebrating and revitalising Japan’s rural communities, with an open-air popup restaurant…...

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