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Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

2017 marks the 100th year of Hirosaki’s famous Cherry Blossom Festival. The area around Hirosaki Castle is well known as one of the best cherry blossom flower sites in Japan. Visitors to the site in late April can marvel at over…...

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Nakasendo Trail – Villages of old Japan

The Nakasendo trail linked Kyoto to Tokyo during Japan’s feudal period. It was the ‘road through the mountains’ (as opposed to the Tokaido route which travelled the Pacific coast) travelled by feudal lords and their retainers, samurai, merchants, and travellers.…...

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1-day Bus Tour: Strawberry Picking and Mini-cruise

This special one day bus tour from Nagoya includes strawberry picking, a buffet lunch and a mini-cruise around Shimizu Port. Download the tour flyer Tour dates Every Saturday and Sunday between Apr 1st to Apr 23rd, 2017. Price 8,980 yen/adult…...

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Taste of Japan Yummy Fun Truck

Yummy Fun Truck Hitting the Streets of Melbourne! What do you do when Qantas launches a new flight from Melbourne to Tokyo? Celebrate of course! The Taste of Japan Yummy Fun Truck will roam Melbourne streets dishing out Japanese themed…...

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Hinamatsuri Exhibition at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

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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Online JR Hokkaido train reservations

JR Hokkaido train reservations will now be available online via the JR-East Train Reservation website as of 1 February 2017. Travellers can now make advanced seat reservations for JR Hokkaido area Shinkansen (bullet-train), Limited Express and Rapid Airport trains. Advance…...

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Furano Great Earth 2017 Cycling Event

Cycle through the beautiful Furano countryside, enjoy fresh air, sample local produce and meet local bicycle enthusiasts on the Great Earth Furano Ride. This event is open to young and old alike and is not a race, so you can…...

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Travel Expo 2017

See you at Travel Expo 2017! Come and pick up some free maps and guides on travel to Japan, meet with the Japan travel experts and book some great deals! Entry is free. Sydney Date: Sat 4th & Sun 5th February Time:…...

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Ginza – Japan’s Premier Shopping and Dining District

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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