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Consumer Hotline for Tourists

The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan has launched the Consumer Hotline for Tourists which offers telephone consultations for overseas visitors that experience consumer issues during their stay in Japan. Feel free to call this hotline if you encounter consumer…...

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Events at Tokyo Disney Resort Jan-Mar 2019

Partners Information: From 11 January through 25 March 2019, Tokyo Disney Resort will host the finale of the yearlong anniversary event, Tokyo Disney Resort 35th Happiest Celebration! at Tokyo Disneyland Park. At the same time, Tokyo DisneySea Park will offer…...

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8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon

Partners Information: Entries now open for the 8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon! Take part in an unforgettable run through Takayama city in Gifu prefecture, which boasts some of the best Japanese countryside views and preserved streets. Date Sunday, June 9, 2019…...

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3 winter festivals in Japan to experience

Partners Information: Winter has arrived in Japan! Today we’ll introduce three unique winter festivals to visit on your next trip. This article is brought to you by Tobu Japan Trip. 1. Sapporo Snow Festival Undoubtedly one of Japan’s largest and…...

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Temple lodging in Shiga Prefecture

Partners information: Become a monk for one night Shukubo, or “monk’s quarters” are popular lodging facilities found in Japanese temples, allowing you to stay the night and experience what it is like to train as a monk, and such temples…...

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New promotional videos from Aichi Prefecture

Partners information: New PR Videos from Aichi! Aichi Prefecture is located in the centre of the Japanese archipelago. Aichi has recently released three PR videos, and we are going to introduce one of them, “Samurai Aichi.” With its legacy as…...

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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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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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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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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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Warning alert on Typhoon Trami (Typhoon No. 24)

Typhoon Trami (Typhoon Number 24) is projected to approach Okinawa and Amami Islands on September 29th and continue northeastward along Japan through October 1st. Travellers visiting Japan are advised to check the latest local weather reports, follow directions from local…...

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