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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 23. Kusatsu Onsen Town is located 7 kilometres away from the eruption site and no…...

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KAI: Travel in Your 20’s Project

Partners Information: KAI, a leading brand of luxury boutique hot spring ryokan (Japanese inns) operated by Hoshino Resorts, is running the campaign: Travel in Your 20’s Project from December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. The campaign aims to encourage younger people to…...

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Welcome to Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen Campaign

Partners Information: Nikko City Tourism Association is holding the Welcome to Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen Campaign from February 9-28, 2018.  During the campaign, international visitors can enjoy: Onsen – soak for free in a traditional hot spring at participating hotels…...

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Summer events in Kinosaki Onsen

Partners Information: Summer is full of events and shows in Kinosaki Onsen (Hyogo Prefecture). This year, they will take place over a one month period from Saturday July 22nd to Tuesday August 22nd. We have listed the events below for…...

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Six top tips for a first-time visit to Japan

Get a Japan Rail (JR) Pass If you’re planning to do some travelling around by shinkansen (bullet-train) while you’re in Japan, you’d be a few steps ahead by purchasing a JR Pass before you travel. Granted, at $362 per adult…...

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Kumano and Koyasan Access Bus

Koyasan and Kumano are two notable sacred sites in the Kansai region (Wakayama Prefecture), and are getting more and more popular among international tourists. Koyasan is the eternal sacred site of Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism with more than 1,200 years…...

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Here’s five reasons why Japan is a country of contrasts

There’s always calm to be found amongst the chaos Whether it’s the noise and crowds or the sea of neon lights and tightly packed skyscrapers, Japanese cities promise an intense experience for your senses. They’re densely populated hives of life…...

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Japan – Setouchi region

Written by Vinh Pham @fluffpiece Having visited Japan for the first time in May 2016 spending my days there exploring Tokyo without any plans, I was incredibly blessed to be invited by JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organisation) to come back and…...

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Explore the Wonderland of Eastern Hokkaido by Sightseeing Bus

Winter schedule started 23 December 2016 Visit the Route to Asian National Treasures official website and explore the wonderland of Eastern Hokkaido by sightseeing bus. The following new southern bus route has been added: Sapporo / New Chitose Airport <->…...

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Kinosaki Onsen One Day Pass

If you’re planning to visit Kinosaki Onsen in Hyogo prefecture, consider the ZENTAN BUS ONE DAY PASS, a convenient and economical way to travel around the hot-springs town. Recommended attractions include the Homeland for the Oriental White Stork, Izushi Castle…...

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Why Visit Onsens in Japan?

…no makeup, relaxed and feeling good… “Did you do that Japanese bath thing?” is the question often asked while discussing holidays in Japan. YES! After visiting four spa towns in Japan, each a different experience, I love it! Out of…...

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Snow Monkey Tour departing Tokyo

Jigokudani Onsen is the only hot spring in the world where monkeys are allowed to enter. During warm days the monkeys spend their time foraging nearby and in winter, they climb down the mountain and into the hot spring. This winter,…...

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Nikko, Kinugawa Onsen and Kawagoe Discount Travel Passes Relaunched

Tobu Railway has relaunched the discount passes for tourists travelling to Nikko/Kinugawa Onsen and Kawagoe. With the passes, travellers can enjoy sightseeing in an even more economical and convenient way. Previous name New name from November 1st 2016 ALL NIKKO PASS NIKKO…...

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Adventures with Baby in Japan

Adventures with Baby in Japan If you are planning a holiday with your baby in a safe, clean and friendly country with lots of cultural experiences, then consider Japan! Three generations – grandparents (that’s us), my daughter and her husband…...

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Skiing in Japan with Kids: Nozawa Onsen

“Planning skiing holidays for families can be fraught – when I find a location that works I am keen to stick to the proven formula. Having experienced a superb ‘skiing in Japan with Kids’ holiday in Hakuba, I could see…...

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