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New Animal Quarantine Restrictions

As of 22 April 2019, there will be tighter restrictions on the importation of live animals and meat products into Japan. Due to the outbreak…...
April 26, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Applications open for Kobe Marathon 2019

Partners Information: The 9th Kobe Marathon will be held on Saturday, 17 November 2019. The theme of this year’s run is “Thanks and Friendship”. Run…...
April 16, 2019 | Events | Latest News

Six Amazing Things to do in Western Japan

By Helen Foster Despite the fact that I’ve travelled to Japan many times, my trips have always been concentrated around Tokyo or a few hours…...
April 15, 2019 | Latest News | Travellers Blog

[VIDEO] KANSAI JAPAN in 8K HDR Hyperlapse

Partners Information: Discover the charms of the Kansai region with this newly released promotional video from Kansai Tourism Bureau. The Kansai region includes Osaka prefecture, the…...
April 12, 2019 | Latest News

Experience SUP at Lake Chuzenji in Oku Nikko

Partners Information: Experience SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) at Lake Chuzenji in Oku Nikko (Tochigi Prefecture). The lake is relatively calm so beginners or even children…...
April 12, 2019 | Adventures | Latest News

JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass expanded

Partners Information: The JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass is a pass that allows you to travel from Osaka/Nagoya to visit the World Heritage sites of Shirakawago…...
April 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation | Travel Passes

Greater Tokyo Pass “SAKURA” Campaign

Partners Information: From Saturday, 16 March to Tuesday, 30 April 2019, pick up a Greater Tokyo Pass and the usage period will be extended from…...
April 8, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Passes

Watch Kagura in Hiroshima Prefecture

Partners Information: Watch Kagura in Hiroshima Prefecture with regular performances held every Wednesday between 3 April to 25 December 2019. There are two sessions, 7pm or 8pm…...
April 4, 2019 | Arts | Culture | Latest News | Special Offers

Tanabata at Tokyo Disney Resort

Partners Information: Tokyo Disney Resort will hold the program Disney Tanabata Days from June 6 to July 7, 2019. This program gives the touch of Disney…...
April 3, 2019 | Events | Family | Latest News

Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri 2019

The Oedo Fukagawa Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) will be held again this year in the Fukagawa area of Tokyo, near Monzen-nakacho Station. One unique…...
March 15, 2019 | Cherry Blossoms | Festivals | Latest News

Sandanbeki Cave

About five minutes by car from Wakayama’s famous Shirahama Beach are the Sandanbeki cliffs, a two kilometre stretch of coastline that towers 50 metres above the…...
March 15, 2019 | Adventures | Latest News

JR West Online Train Reservations Start

Partners Information: In January, we shared the news of the JR West Online Train Reservation System launching. We are pleased to share further details of…...
March 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation