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Luxe Deal: $1401 Business Class North Asian Cities to Sydney On A380 & A350 Round Trip...

You just can’t beat the #paxex…<p>The journey from Northeast Asia to Australia can last over 10 hours in each direction, with overnight flights that …

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Corey soars to greater heights, hoping one day pilot rules will change

GREAT HEIGHTS: Venturer scout Corey Loader is learning to fly this plane, showing what can be possible with autism. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric<p>YOUNG …

Asia Travel

Insider guides in Kyoto - Vacations & Travel Magazine

Explore the hidden corners of historic castles, learn about traditional arts and crafts and stroll through some of the coolest neighbourhoods in Kyoto<p>…

Travel (Australia)

Deal Alert: Fly to Tokyo, Japan For $634 Round-Trip

Japan is one of the most beloved countries for anyone who has ever been to Asia, and we spotted several deals to Tokyo that are perfect for those …

Black Culture

Japan’s crackdown on Airbnb has cost the company $10 million

$10 million<p>Japan is the latest country to wage war on Airbnb’s rising popularity in the short-term rental market, costing the company $10 million.<p>Published June 15, 2018 | Photo by Reuters/Toru Hanai<p>$10 million<p>As of Friday, property owners will have to register with the government if they want to …

Tourism

Fruit picking grows in popularity among foreign visitors to Japan

Tourist farms in Japan have been attracting hordes of foreign visitors who are placing fruit picking high on their travel itineraries as the global …

Japan

The best Tokyo experiences for kids

From robots to ramen, here's what your tots will love<p>Nothing can prepare a family for the multisensory treat that is Japan. For my family of four, …

Japan

Tourism chiefs say V&A in Dundee will strengthen Scotland-Japan links

The new V&A Dundee museum will strengthen links between Scotland and Japan, Culture and Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said.<p>Ms Hyslop highlighted …

Scotland

A new Japanese ryokan fuses art with hot springs

A new Japanese ryokan is being billed as the first “art-oriented hot spring ryokan”, where guests can celebrate creativity along with tradition.<p>Ryokans, or a traditional Japanese inns, are found around the country, offering a relaxing place to stay, often in scenic areas with access to hot springs. …

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Noriko Townsend

<b>Altour American Express Travel/ Japan In Style, Fort Collins, Colo.</b><b><br>Phone:</b> 855-678-1512<b><br>Email:</b> noriko.townsend@altour.com<p>At least two trips a year …

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Experience Japan: Your Complete Travel Guide to Aomori

Aomori is a pleasant port city of around 300,000 residents. It’s the capital of beautiful Aomori Prefecture, in the northern Tōhoku region of far …

Japan

Tour a Japanese city in a go-kart dressed as a Super Mario character

If you’re a fan of Nintendo’s Super Mario game, or you just want a different experience, you can tour three Japanese cities dressed as characters from the popular game. Visitors to Tokyo, Osaka and Okinawa are driving around in go-karts dressed as Mario, Luigi, Toad and Princess Daisy, and there …

Travel

Shirahama Onsen - The Official Wakayama Travel Guide

This historical Onsen of Shirahama, along with Dogo Onsen and Arima Onsen, is one of Japan's three oldest hot springs. It offers a wide variety of …

Japan

July 2018 Fukuoka Now

The Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival kicks off on July 1st and to help you enjoy it even more, we prepared a festival guide and a handy map for Oiyama …

Japan

The Only Thing I Ever Want to Ride Is Japan's New Hello Kitty Bullet Train

Important (good) news update: despite all the scary things happening in the U.S., Japan has created the only train I ever want to ride again: a Hello Kitty bullet train. West Japan Railway Company unveiled the vehicle, adorned with Hello Kitty inside and out, yesterday in the country's …

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Onsen in Tokyo - Favorite Hot Spring in Tokyo

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Walk Japan's winter wonderlands - Vacations & Travel Magazine

Walk Japan’s winter wonderlands<p>Take the path less travelled on a culturally immersive walking journey through Japan's stunning autumn and winter …

Travel (Australia)

A new law to put brakes on tourist numbers in Japan

The charms of Japan, from cherry blossoms to tea ceremonies, are legion. However, for tourists, the lure of the archipelago is tempered by the often …

Tourism

Book Review: Alone Time

Today, more than ever before in our history, we are spending more time alone. Single-person households are the fastest growing segment of the …

Book Reviews

A new website helps travellers find tattoo-friendly hot springs in Japan

Visiting an onsen, or a hot spring, is a popular activity for travellers in Japan. But while having a tattoo is commonplace in many countries, it can cause problems in the country as some bathing establishments bar people with visible body ink.<p>As tattoos become more widely accepted in the country, …

Travel

10 Amazing Travel Places You Need to Visit In Asia

I never went backpacking through Asia. This was probably due to a lot of reasons but if I’m truly honest, the most important one was probably because …

Japan

Column - Mer-Maid in Japan

A couple of months back, my friend and colleague Erin Finnegan (keep an eye on her VR Puppet Murder Mystery kickstarter, which just wrapped its …

Anime

Online home-sharing giant cancels thousands of bookings in Japan ahead of new regulations - Xinhua

TOKYO, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Online short-term lodging provider Airbnb Inc announced Thursday the cancellation of thousands of reservations in Japan …

News (China)

Airbnb cancels thousands of bookings in Japan

<b>Travelling to Japan in June? If you've made a booking with Airbnb, you may have to find alternative accommodation.</b><p>The online home-sharing giant has had to cancel thousands of reservations after Japan's government put in place a new law around home-sharing.<p>The law regulates Airbnb's most popular …

Business

Tourists are arriving faster than Japan can accommodate them

ON A sunny day in May it is not hard to see why the Japanese island of Ishigaki, some 2,000km from the capital, Tokyo, is becoming a tourist magnet. …

Japan

Airbnb Freezes Swathe of Japan Listings Ahead of Stricter Laws

Airbnb Inc. has frozen a major portion of its home listings and guest reservations in Japan at the behest of local regulators, but promised to …

Japan

Christopher Kane's Tokyo Photo Diary

Travel

Viz Extends 'Rurouni Kenshin' Hiatus Following Creator's Arrest

It looks like <i>Rurouni Kenshin</i> has hit a major stumbling block in the west, and fans admit they aren’t upset about it. This week, Viz Media’s digital …

Manga

Kanazawa

Hokkaido<p>Hokkaido<p>Sub-zero temperatures and the greatest of outdoor environments, complemented by sizzling soul food and warm-hearted welcomes. Japan's …

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