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Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale will be held for 51 days, from 29 July to 17 September 2018. Held once every three years, this international art festival features exhibitions of contemporary artworks at locations in the Echigo Tsumari area of Niigata…...

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Guide to Nagano, Kanazawa, Takayama and Shirakawago

Australian YouTuber Chloe Ting‘s guide to Nagano, Kanazawa, Takayama and Shirakawago Most people who have been to Japan have travelled through the main cities of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. If you’re looking for a more off-the-beaten-track experience, I would highly suggest…...

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Ben Ungermann in Japan – part 2

Now for part 2 of my wonderful Japan trip (see part 1 here): Onomichi After eating my fill of the freshest seafood it was time to explore more of the natural beauty in Onomichi. I took a rope car to…...

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Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri

Partners Information: Cherry Blossom Viewing Aboard Traditional Japanese Boats Monzen-nakacho (formerly Fukagawa) in eastern Tokyo is an area defined by its warm, friendly community. During the cherry blossom season, ride in traditional Japanese-style boats ferried by hand on Oyokogawa River,…...

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Tanto Tulip Festival 2018

Partners Information: Tanto Tulip Festival 2018 is on again this year from mid to late April! The festival showcases 1,000,000 planted tulips of about 300 different varieties. 100,000 of these tulips will be used to make a flower image of…...

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Instagrammable Food Guide To Tokyo

Eddy’s Ice Cream By Tara Milk Tea Everyone is always asking about Tokyo food, and I figured if I’m going to do this, why not make my first food list about all the Instagrammable spots. So here you have it!…...

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Information on Shinmoedake (Mt Kirishima)

Information from Kagoshima Tourism as of 1 March 2018: An eruption is still ongoing at Mt. Shinmoe in the Kirishima mountain range, and the volcano alert level is maintained at level 3, do not approach the volcano. The Japan Meteorological…...

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Sumo Championships Held in Ohama, Sakai

Ohama Sumo Stadium in Ohama, Sakai City, is the birthplace of Japan’s student sumo wrestling. This popular sports facility just south of Osaka City plays host to annual student and amateur sumo championships. The events are held at different times…...

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Ben Ungermann in Japan – part 1

Hi potential travellers! Got the bug and not sure where to go? Let me tell you about a wonderful place that combines technology tradition, rich culture, amazing cuisine and an incredible history. Sydney to Osaka You have perhaps seen some…...

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