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Masterchef Australia in Japan

Sydney May 15, 2017 - MasterChef Australia judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris Follow Masterchef Australia judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris, and contestants as they journey to Japan for the first time! Sponsored by Japan National Tourism Organization - cash1970.info (JNTO), Japan…...

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Where to experience Hanami in Japan?

Sydney May 8, 2017 - Anytime is always a good time to visit Japan, but there’s just something so magical in witnessing the blooming of the sakura at the beginning of spring, it completely blew me away when I visited last April. I’ve seen cherry…...

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The six most instagrammable places in Japan

Sydney April 28, 2017 - Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or you just like to get a bit snap happy on your smartphone, you won’t have to look far (or try too hard) to get some impressive, envy-inducing travel shots in Japan. The list of…...

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Keio Plaza Hotel Ikebana Exhibition

Sydney March 31, 2017 - The Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo will host a special “Ikebana” (flower arrangement) exhibition by renowned artist Hiroki Maeno from 1-16 April 2017. A large 2.7 x 5 m flower arrangement adorned by some 200 “sakura” (cherry blossom) branches will be…...

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Short Trips from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka

Sydney March 28, 2017 - JNTO Head Office has launched a new website highlighting short trips from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. The site provides model routes for one- and two-day trips. Foreigners living in Japan have selected their favourite places to visit and written up their…...

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Hinamatsuri Exhibition at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Sydney February 10, 2017 - Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo is hosting a special exhibition to celebrate Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Dolls Festival) from 1 February to 27 March 2017. The event is held annually and is much-loved by guests. This year’s event will feature some…...

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Ginza – Japan’s Premier Shopping and Dining District

Sydney February 2, 2017 - In Ginza, the air seems almost scentless, like freshly minted coins. Every day, shopkeepers clean their storefront sidewalks. Immaculately scrubbed and groomed Japanese promenade in fine clothes. There’s no traipsing to the convenience store in a tracksuit here. Bvlgari store…...

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Land of the rising sun.. 5 nights in Japan’s Tohoku region

Sydney January 18, 2017 - Written by Sera J wright @photography_byron_bay Japan has been on my list of countries to visit for a long time. I lived and worked in the snow for 7 snow seasons, one in NZ and the rest in Australia, so…...

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Japan Shopping Festival 2016-2017 Winter Season

Sydney December 21, 2016 - Japan Shopping Festival (JSF) 2016-2017 Winter , an event organised by the Japan Shopping Tourism Organization (JSTO) is on now until Tuesday, 28 February 2017. Winter is an exciting time for shoppers in Japan with sales for Christmas and New Year’s.…...

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New Year J-Culture Event at Tokyo International Forum

Sydney December 6, 2016 - To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, Tokyo International Forum will hold J-Culture Fest: Nippon, Wagokoro, Hatsumoude, a event celebrating traditional Japanese culture on 1-3 January 2017. The event consists of two attractions; the “New Year’s Theme Park” which allows guests to experience, discover…...

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Finding Nemo Attraction to open at Tokyo DisneySea

Sydney December 2, 2016 - Tokyo DisneySea themepark will launch their new attraction Nemo & Friends SeaRider on 12 May 2017. Concept image of the attraction’s exterior © Disney/Pixar The indoor attraction at Port Morey is based on the world of Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo and Finding…...

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Pepper Robot Guide at Ueno Station

Sydney November 28, 2016 - Tokyo Metro will place a “Pepper” robot at Ueno Station on a trial basis starting 1 December 2016 and ending 31 March 2017. © SoftBankRobotics Corp. All rights reserved. Pepper is a robot capable of providing assistance in multiple languages…...

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Nikko, Kinugawa Onsen and Kawagoe Discount Travel Passes Relaunched

Sydney November 16, 2016 - Tobu Railway has relaunched the discount passes for tourists travelling to Nikko/Kinugawa Onsen and Kawagoe. With the passes, travellers can enjoy sightseeing in an even more economical and convenient way. Previous name New name from November 1st 2016 ALL NIKKO PASS NIKKO…...

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Adventures with Baby in Japan

Sydney November 15, 2016 - Adventures with Baby in Japan If you are planning a holiday with your baby in a safe, clean and friendly country with lots of cultural experiences, then consider Japan! Three generations – grandparents (that’s us), my daughter and her husband…...

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Autumn at Tobu Zoo in Saitama

Sydney October 17, 2016 - Cosmoses and autumn roses will be in full bloom this autumn at TOBU ZOO in Saitama Prefecture. The zoo is home to a white tiger and an amusement park that has exciting rides including a roller-coaster. Tobu Zoo, Saitama This May,…...

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