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Kyoto | Japan Travel Guide

Kyoto is a city located in the Kinki region.<p>According to history, in the year 794 the emperor moved the capital from Nara to Kyoto. Kyoto has many …

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まるでウユニ塩湖 鳥取砂丘で撮影された「奇跡の一枚」:朝日新聞デジタル

鳥取砂丘(鳥取市)で撮影された「奇跡の一枚」と呼ばれる写真がネット上で話題になっている。波が引いた砂浜が「鏡」のようになり、空や人の姿を映し出す――。撮影に成功するには気象条件などがそろう必要があるが、同じような写真を撮ろうと訪れる人が増えている。<p>写真を撮影したのは、砂丘周辺で自転車ツアーを企画、運 …

Tokyo’s once ubiquitous public baths are fighting to survive

STEP from the fraying lobby into the tiled interior of Akebono-Yu, Tokyo’s oldest <i>sento</i>, or public bath-house, and there is an almost churchlike …

12 Japanese candies that you will want to try immediately upon reading this

Over the years, Japanese art and pop culture has grown increasingly popular in the U.S., and for good reason — Japan is known for its creativity and …

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30 Charming and Convenient Hotels In Nara for a Great Trip in 2017!

The historic and beautiful city of Nara has a charm which attracts people from all over the world. It is Japan at its finest, and should be a …

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In Tokyo, tourist mistakes eased by helpful Japanese

It was a hectic moment.<p>I was in Tokyo’s Times Square-like Shinjuku district, accompanied by a couple of guys I’d met on my flight from Minneapolis. …

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Exploring Takayama: Japan's "Little Kyoto of Hida"

If you’re looking for a thoroughly old and authentic traditional Japanese village, traveling to the city of <i>Takayama</i> in <i>Gifu</i> Prefecture is a must. …

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Uncovering Japan’s Capital of Hidden, Indie Boutiques

Osaka's dilapidated buildings are home to a flock of experimental vintage boutiques that approach visual merchandising as a hobbyist pursuit.<p><b>OSAKA,</b> …

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5 Top Japan ETFs -- The Motley Fool

Find out how you can best participate in the success of this island nation.<p>Investing in Japanese stocks has given investors a topsy-turvy ride over …

The Tokyo Neighborhood You Need to Know

One of Tokyo’s coolest neighborhoods exists outside the city’s central bustle. A 30-minute ride on the Chuo line will get you to Kōenji, an emerging …

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Japan: everything you NEED to do in Tokyo & Kyoto

GLAMOUR's Alice Howarth explores the land where past meets future to bring you the ultimate bucket list 🍱🎋🎎🇯🇵👘✨🏣🍥🌊<p>Want a once-in-a-lifetime …

After travelling halfway around the world to get there, Tokyo reignited this photographer’s love of taking pictures

Before a recent trip to Tokyo, Dutch photographer Patrick Ebu-Mordi found himself becoming more and more disengaged from the art of taking pictures. “After living in Amsterdam for so long”, he tells Lonely Planet, “I felt like there was nothing more to see. I’d been looking at the same things over …

Lonely Planet

Here's How to Book a Round-Trip Flight to Japan for Under $400

Round-trip flights to Japan from the states have always been some of the priciest out there (it is, after all, literally on the other side of the …

Hokusai: the influential work of Japanese artist famous for 'the great wave' – in pictures

The work of Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), one of Japan’s most prolific and enduringly popular artists, are in Australia for the first time in a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. Hokusai produced a body of work comprising some of the most recognisable and reproduced images in …

Art History

Starbucks Japan's New Key-Lime-Flavored Frappuccino Is Sunshine in a Cup

In 2016, Starbucks introduced a tart Key Lime Pie Frappuccino in China and Indonesia. Stateside, customers quickly found a way to re-create the tart drink using a secret menu recipe. Now, Starbucks launched another international Frappuccino that has left us looking into the whole secret menu thing …

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The Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 50 Things to do in Japan

Looking for things to do in Japan? I've compiled the ultimate Japan bucket list full of adventures, cultural experiences, and must-see sights.

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Food blogger captures her visit to a remote, mystical Japanese restaurant

When she heard about a remote Japanese restaurant run by a master calligrapher and serving up exquisite tofu dishes, Italian food blogger Andrea Soranidis of The Petite Cook knew she had to visit. Teaming up with the guys at Great Big Story, she chronicled her journey in this beautiful short …

Lonely Planet

外国人アニメーターが描く「東京30日間」がとっても新鮮 ゴジラにガンダム、わくわくするよ

外国人には、東京はどう映っているのだろうか。<p>イギリス・ロンドン在住のアニメーター、ジェームス・カランさんが東京の景色をアニメGIFを発表している。カランさんは4月に約1か月間、東京に滞在したという。<p>彼の心に残った東京が、とってもポップで新鮮でわくわくするよ。<p>さあ、一緒に見てみよう。<p>街にゴジラがいて…<p>桜が満開で…<p>渋谷のスクランブル交差点はこんな感じ。<p>回転するお寿司が楽しそう。<p>ユーモアいっぱいの作品からは、あらためて東京独自の魅力が伝わってくる。<p>アシモくんに会って、東京タワー歩いて昇って、ジブリ美術館でトトロになった。<p>相撲も観戦したみたい。<p>東京で初めての地震、ベッドが大きく揺れてびっくり。<p>ウォシュ …

Every Single Insane Thing I've Done to Score a Reservation in Tokyo

"Tokyo is full of fiendishly elusive reservations."<p>I tried <i>everything</i> to get a reservation. I got Japanese friends to call, but they were repeatedly told the 10-seat restaurant was fully booked. I asked concierges at the city’s top hotels to help, but they needed at least two months notice, and, …

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Japan Travel Guide

Typical Costs<p><b>Accommodation</b> – Most hostels will charge between 2,500-4,000 JPY per night for a dorm room. Capsule hotels cost between 3,000-5,500 JPY …

ARCHITECTURE | Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens

Somon<p>In 1967, the Somon, or main gate, which was built from beech, was relocated to the current site from the old Kayanomiya Palace in Kyoto. Since …

Historic Japanese Starbucks Doesn't Even Look Like A Starbucks

One of the best-preserved streets in Kyoto is Ninen-zaka. A Starbucks just opened in the area, but you could walk by and not even know it.<p>It looks …

iPhoneで撮影したとは思えない!京都の鴨川の写真をこんなにも美しく仕上げた投稿主に聞いてみた

晴天の日に京都の鴨川で撮影された写真が綺麗すぎるとTwitterで話題になっています。鴨川に映る晴天が魅力的この写真を撮影したのは、フォトグラファーのうさ氏(@<b>usalica</b>)さん。『今日の鴨川が滅茶苦茶綺麗だった件について』<br>リフレクションがすごかった。<br>珍しくiPhoneにて撮影。insta::ht …

10 Secrets You'll Want to Experience in Oboke and Iya

Deep within the Shikoku mountains, there is Oboke and Iya. This place is a secluded village surrounded by deep mountains and valleys, and Iya is, …

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First time to Tokyo? 5 locals give their advice | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With 13.5 million residents -- 37.8 million if you count the entire metro area -- and densely packed skyscrapers, it's fair to say that Tokyo can feel overwhelming for visitors.<p>Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets. It …

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