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Tokyo Shopping: 5 Spots You Probably Don’t Know

When you think of shopping in Tokyo, chances are, the usual suspects spring to mind. You know, Shibuya, Shinjuku and Harajuku. And so they should. These bustling districts welcome millions of people every year, offering a shopping experience unlike anywhere…...

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Koto City Tokyo Traditional Crafts Exhibition

Partners Information: Get up-close and personal with Japanese traditional crafts that have been passed down from the Edo period (1603-1868)! The Koto City Traditional Crafts Exhibition will soon be held in Tokyo. The event allows visitors to see how traditional crafts are created,…...

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Wi-Ho! Pocket Wi-Fi routers now offer delivery

Partners Information: Wi-Ho! Pocket Wi-Fi rental company has recently added ‘delivery’ as one of the pick-up methods for customers to choose from. This announcement is in response to the increasing number of visitors to Japan who prefer to receive their…...

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Kyushu: The Japan less travelled

We invited photographer and experience chaser, Pat Kay, to adventure to the pristine prefectures of Kyushu to document a side of Japan rarely seen.   To give him a warm Japanese welcome before he even landed, Pat received the full…...

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Shoryudo 3-day Bus Pass relaunched

Partners Information: The 3-day Shoryudo Bus Pass (Matsumoto, Magome, Komagane Course) has been relaunched. The ticket gives the user unlimited travel on highway buses and route buses connecting Nagoya, Magome, Komagane, Matsumoto and other places, and includes access to Central…...

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Joyful Trains can now be reserved online

Partners Information: East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has added 13 new ‘Joyful Train’ services to their JR-East Train Reservation online seat reservations service to make it easier for overseas travellers to book. In addition to the existing five services…...

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Live Like a Local in Japan

We all want one thing when we travel. Whatever our interests—food, shopping, people—we are all after genuine, authentic experiences. Right? Experiences that you can’t find in newsfeeds, guidebooks, or on travel blogs (except this one, of course), experiences that we…...

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Hokkaido Welcome Campaign

Autumn, one of the best seasons to visit, has arrived in Hokkaido. A new campaign welcoming tourists to visit Hokkaido, We are GENKI Hokkaido/ Welcome! HOKKAIDO, JAPAN Campaign started on September 28, 2018. During this campaign period, many organizations and facilities…...

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Unusual Islands in Japan

By Differentville With Japan containing an amazing 6852 islands, how can you decide which to add to your ‘must-see’ list? Well, hopefully our guide to two unique suggestions – Okunoshima (aka Rabbit Island) and Naoshima (aka Art Island) – might…...

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Green, gold and autumnal shades of Japan at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The beautiful spectrum of red, orange and yellow autumn leaves known as koyo will be complemented by the green and gold of the visiting Wallabies when Australia plays in the Rugby World Cup hosted by Japan in 2019. Kicking off…...

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Bunny Shrine of Mima City

Partners Information: Bunny Shrine of Mima City, Tokushima Prefecture Shirahito Shrine is located in Anabuki of Mima City. The shrine features a stone lantern (called “goshinto” in Japanese) with a bunny statue on top of it, considered rare in Japan. This area…...

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Okinawa: Home to the Secret to Long Life

Nowhere else in the world will you find more centenarians per capita—people who live beyond the age of 100 years—than Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture. Okinawa is made up of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of…...

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