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Direct bus from Narita Airport to popular tourist destinations

This spring, Narita Airport launched new direct bus services from Narita Airport to Japan’s most popular tourist destinations, Nikko, Niigata, Toyama and Kanazawa. The Kyoto service has also been improved to make it more convenient and accessible for overseas tourists.…...

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Yukata Experience

Look beautiful in a Japanese yukata (summer kimono made of cotton), any time and anywhere in Japan with this Yukata Experience offered by Club Tourism. Yukata Experience from Club Tourism This is highly recommended for people who would like to experience…...

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The G7 Ise-Shima Summit is Here!

The 42nd G7 Ise-Shima Summit will be held in Shima City, Mie Prefecture on the 26th and 27th of May 2016. Iconic sites such as Meoto-Iwa (wedded rocks) of Futamiura, rocky sawtooth coast lines, and Ise Grand Shrine, known as…...

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Get Connected with a JAPAN WiFi Mobile Hotspot

Did you know it’s quite hard to find free Wi-Fi in Japan? Despite being a high-tech country, its landscape dotted with robots and bullet trains, it’s surprisingly hard to find free open Wi-Fi networks in Japan. That’s partially because everyone…...

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The Satoyama Experience in the Hida Area

By Marine Conte When I arrived in Takayama, I discovered a city rich in history but also rich in the friendliness and warm hospitality of the people living there. “The Little Kyoto of the Alps” is the nickname given to…...

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Save with a Plane Ticket at Haneda Airport

“Wing Airport Haneda” Renovation Campaign From 25 April 2016 to 30 June 2016, customers who present an “airline ticket stub” (or equivalent*) for arrival or departure from Haneda Airport can receive the following discounts and other benefits at selected stores…...

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Universal Jump Summer

Universal Studios Japan will be holding “Universal Jump Summer”, a limited time event, starting on Friday, 1st July 2016. Universal Jump Summer is a collaboration with Japan’s world renowned manga magazine “Weekly Shonen Jump” (Shueisha) and characters from the magazine…...

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