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Japanese Film Festival Australia 2019

The 23rd annual Japanese Film Festival (JFF) has arrived in Australia! In 2019, the festival will grace the screens of 15 cities down under, with…...
September 12, 2019 | Uncategorized

Live Like a Local in Japan

We all want one thing when we travel. Whatever our interests—food, shopping, people—we are all after genuine, authentic experiences. Right? Experiences that you can’t find…...
October 22, 2018 | Uncategorized

Okinawa: Home to the Secret to Long Life

Nowhere else in the world will you find more centenarians per capita—people who live beyond the age of 100 years—than Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture. Okinawa…...
October 2, 2018 | Uncategorized

Rotable in Owase 2018: Popup Restaurant Series

This is the second annual Rotable in Owase event, part of Rotable’s popup series aimed at celebrating and revitalising Japan’s rural communities. The one day-only…...
September 18, 2018 | Uncategorized

Volcanic Activity at Mt Motoshiranesan

Update on volcanic activity of Mt Motoshiranesan – Released by Kusatsu Town (January 24) Mt Motoshiranesan, located in Kusatsu-machi in Gunma Prefecture, erupted on January…...
January 29, 2018 | Latest News | Uncategorized

Japan Travel Online Community

Applications have now closed Recruiting participants for the time-limited “Japan Travel Online Community (JTOC)”. We would like to invite you to share your ideas and…...
January 19, 2018 | Uncategorized

Traveling Japan through Art, Design & Architecture

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) head office has published a new website and pocket guide highlighting creatively designed spaces across the length and breadth of…...
March 9, 2017 | Uncategorized

Pepper Robot Guide at Ueno Station

Tokyo Metro will place a “Pepper” robot at Ueno Station on a trial basis starting 1 December 2016 and ending 31 March 2017. © SoftBankRobotics…...
November 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

Hida Meguri Bus Free Pass now on sale

Tour around popular spots in Hida with the “Hida Meguri” Bus “Free Pass”, now on sale! Click to download the flyer in PDF Present your “Free…...
October 7, 2016 | Travel Passes | Uncategorized

Japan School Tours Seminar 2016

We are pleased to announce that Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will be hosting the Japan School Tours Seminar 2016 on 3 November 2016. This…...
September 30, 2016 | Uncategorized

Kumamoto earthquake update

Australian travellers considering travelling to Kyushu island including Kumamoto should refer to the following information sites: Smarttraveller – Travel Advice for Japan official page provided by…...
April 18, 2016 | Uncategorized

JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC)

JNTO TIC (Tourist Information Center), operated by Japan National Tourism Organization, offers detailed and comprehensive information for all of Japan. Our friendly staff, fluent in…...
February 23, 2016 | Uncategorized