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4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

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How to ‘camp’ at Mount Fuji without breaking a sweat

YAMANASHI: Are you the type of person who likes the <i>idea</i> of camping but can’t get off the couch after considering the logistics involved in buying and …

Camping

9 Amazing Structures Built Around a Tree

Train station built around a 700-year-old tree (Japan)<p>Neyagawa’a Kayashima Station, in northeastern Osaka, is one of the most unusual-looking train …

Amazing

Priceless koi make a splash

Baby nishikigoi koi carp are bred in a water tank at the Kurihara Fish Farm in Kazo, Saitama prefecture, in Japan on 30 November 2017. Photo: Toru …

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Fugu, the Delicacy That Could Kill You, Is Now Being Served in NYC

A Michelin-starred sushi bar has added pufferfish to its menu.<p>Fans of sushi—and <i>The Simpsons</i>—know all about the fugu. The Japanese delicacy, also …

Autumn in Japan: The Colorful Town of Asuke

Shares 0<p>When you mention aloud that you're heading to Japan, people's' minds instantly shift to visualizing the neon flashing lights of Tokyo, or …

Stubbornly resistant to change, Japan is finally giving in for the sake of tourism

Kofu, Japan<p>Yamanashi prefecture, located two hours west of Tokyo, is unlikely to surface on most must-see guides for people visiting Japan. And yet, tourists are swarming there.<p>In the last five years, the number of overnight foreign visitors to Yamanashi—Japan’s main fruit-growing and wine region, …

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Two for Today for Tokyo!

Behind-the-Scenes for this shot<p>I give a handful of tips and settings info for this particular shot of Tokyo for Passport Members. Thanks again …

Kyoto: The poetry of a petal

<b>Gion’s geishas</b><p>Gion is the famous geisha district of Kyoto and draws tourists — local and international alike. Ancient wooden structures dot its quiet …

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

36 hours in Osaka, Japan

Tourists from other Asian countries have it figured out: Osaka is the new place to be in Japan. The city’s visitor statistics are soaring, yet most …

11 Neighborhoods To Check Out In Tokyo, For The First-Time Traveler

Tokyo is an intoxicating blend of tradition and progressiveness, modesty and fetishism, stoicism and animation. Youth dressed in cosplay mix with …

Feel the local life of Tokyo at Sunamachi Ginza Shopping Street | Food | Japan Travel Guide

© yoojin<p>Hello, this is Yoojin. Cherry blossoms season has gone by in Tokyo and now the fresh green leaves have covered up the city. A Japanese …

The Flow of Tokyo at Night

45 Minutes in Shibuya<p>Speaking of this amazing intersection, here is a 45-minute video of a random walk around this area.<p>Daily Photo – The Flow of …

アジア都市景観賞:情緒ある街並み 草津・湯畑周辺が受賞|ニフティニュース

 「2017年アジア都市景観賞」に群馬県草津町の「湯畑」周辺が選ばれ、中国・銀川(ぎんせん)市で草津町が表彰された。温泉情緒あふれる街並みに再生した町の取り組みが高く評価された。県内の受賞は初めて。 …<p>https://news.nifty.com/article/domestic/society/1 …

Japanese Sweets Which Are Good for Instagram

Although Japanese sweets taste amazing regardless of how they look, let’s face it – a picture-perfect appearance is just as appealing to our taste …

7 Reasons Why Japan Is Amazing For Solo Female Travelers

When choosing a suitable destination to travel to as a solo female, Japan may not be the first place that springs to mind, and that isn’t for any derogatory reason, but simply because there is not enough information out there about precisely <i>how</i> female friendly Japan actually is.<p>Solo female …

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This New (But Familiar) Website Helps You Discover Underrated Places in Japan

IMAGE Unsplash<p>In the last couple of years, Japan has become one of the Filipinos’ favorite travel destinations. Lucky for us, there are frequent seat …

Osaka 'sento' warm to a changing bathing world

OSAKA -- Public baths are a unique part of Japan's popular tradition that has been on a sustained period of decline as people now bathe at home, but …

I, Tokyo: Stephanie Crohin

<i>Originally published in Time Out Tokyo magazine issue 13 (January 2017)</i><p>A soak in a sento (public bathhouse) doesn’t make many tourists’ to-do lists, …

Off the Beaten Track In Tokyo At Finetime Coffee Roasters

You won’t find the sleepy neighborhood of Kyodo on a Tokyo tourist map, but that doesn’t make its streets any less of a destination. It’s a trove of …

Where to rest, meditate and stroll in bustling Tokyo

<i>GQ</i> travels to the Land Of The Rising Sun, where seven days in Tokyo uncovers pockets of serenity amongst a manic metropolis<p>Whether you encounter the …

Don’t Visit Tokyo Without This

A new offering from an independent mapmaker puts the spotlight on the Japanese capital’s spectacular 20th-century architecture<p>In an age of endless reviews from the likes of TripAdvisor, Google, and Yelp, access to curated travel offerings can feel as elusive as ever. Thanks to independent publisher …

Uniholic: A New Tokyo Restaurant that Specializes in Sea Urchin

Sea urchin, or uni, is a delicacy in Japan. But it’s also an acquired taste. For uni lovers like ourselves, you’re probably accustomed to having it …

Two Weeks in Japan: A Detailed Itinerary

During our two weeks in Japan we experienced as much as possible of what the country has to offer. From the neon lights of Tokyo to the wooden …

Preparing to Hike Japan’s Criminally Underrated Kumano Kodo

What is the Kumano Kodo?<p>When I was first contacted by a representative of Mie Prefectural Government about hiking the Kumano Kodo, I must confess to …

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Japan: Little wonder on Shikoku

<b>Off the main tourist routes in Japan there are other wild and peaceful worlds to explore, writes Belinda Merhab.</b><p>'Get down! Get down! Get …

Open air bath, cable car at Hotel Iya Onsen

Open-air bath / Large bath<p>Take to the Open-air bath by the cable car<p>At Iya Onsen Hotel, a cable car will take guests to the rotenburo (open-air bath) …