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Fast Skytree Combo Ticket

Sydney July 27, 2016 - Tokyo Skytree has launched a Fast Skytree Combo ticket this July, allowing international visitors to visit the Tembo Deck and Tembo Galleria with a shorter wait compared to regular ticket holders. Opening hours 8:00am – 9:00pm TEMBO DECK (Floor 350)…...

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Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama

Sydney July 26, 2016 - Pikachu and friends are coming to Yokohama’s Minato Mirai. [Pikachu Outbreak!] is a special event that will be held from August 7th (Sun.) through 14th (Sun.), in Yokohama’s Minato Mirai area in Kanagawa. During this period, a total of 1,000 Pikachu…...

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A Guide to Universal Studios Japan

Sydney July 26, 2016 - I had honestly forgotten how much I love theme parks until I entered through the front gates of Universal Studios Japan. I couldn’t wipe the grin off my face as I walked down the main street. Surrounded by cartoon characters…...

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Seeking Samurai in Kakunodate

Sydney July 22, 2016 - Kakunodate Samurai Town I have always been fascinated with the Japanese warriors called Samurai since I saw the 2003 movie The Last Samurai starring Tom Cruise. In short the movie’s is about an American military officer, Algren (Tom Cruise), hired…...

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Mt Fuji World Heritage Center now open

Sydney July 21, 2016 - The Mt Fuji World Heritage Center is now open in Yamanashi prefecture, providing information on the World Heritage listed site. The center explains the value of Mt Fuji as a World Heritage to local visitors as well as to travellers…...

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Tokyo Skytree Summer Beer Garden

Sydney July 19, 2016 - Enjoy tasty beer and a meal with a view of Tokyo Skytree! From Friday, 8th July to Sunday, 2nd October 2016 a beer garden will appear at Skytree Town. Prices Lunch (11:00 – 15:00), 90 minutes, 3,500 yen (tax included) Dinner (16:00 – 22:00),…...

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10 Ways To Have A Rustic Japan Trip

Sydney July 11, 2016 - Some travellers prefer the path less travelled – whether that means experiencing deep and authentic culture, going out of the way to see one-of-a-kind natural sights or uncovering the regional spots yet to be discovered by others. If this sounds…...

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Hands-free Travel Service at Shinjuku

Sydney July 11, 2016 - Odakyu Electric Railway has launched its Hands-Free Travel Service, making it easier for travellers to travel to and from Shinjuku without their luggage. Access Next to Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center (Shinjuku), Odakyu Shinjuku Station, West Ground Gate Exit Opening hours…...

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ANA – Explore Kyushu Fare and Deals

Sydney July 11, 2016 - ANA has launched a limited time offer to explore the Kyushu region of Japan flying with ANA. A 5,000 yen discount is also available for selected hotels in the Kyushu region! Fare 5,400 yen one-way Applicable routes: All routes between Kyushu…...

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Visit Kyushu Special Campaign

Sydney July 11, 2016 - The Visit Kyushu Special Campaign offered by Japan Traveller Online (JTO) is now on. Receive up to 70% discount on accommodation from selected hotels in Kyushu with bookings made online. The campaign is subsidised by the government of Japan to support…...

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