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Efforts to revive tourism expand to free bullet train rides for kids

November 19, 2021 - 23:08
Children will be allowed to ride bullet trains that run through most of Japan’s biggest cities for free as part of a campaign to revive domestic tourism hit by the coronavirus pandemic, operators said Friday. (Japan Times)
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Kyoto's Historic Japanese Paper Manufacturing Village, Kurotani Washi 黒谷和紙 (4K)

November 19, 2021 - 22:50
Hidden in the mountains of northern Kyoto prefecture lies Kurotani with a history of Japanese washi paper making for over 800 years. The oldest remaining manufactured paper in the village is said to date back to 1593. (shashinjapan)
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Riding the CHEAPEST Private Sleeper Train Compartment in Japan | Sunrise Express Solo

November 19, 2021 - 22:43
I took the Cheapest overnight sleeper train compartment in Japan from Okayama to Tokyo. For those traveling with the JR Pass, this is the cheapest way to traveling between nights. ( Solo Solo Travel)
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Riding the Japan's Cutest Bullet Train from Osaka to Hiroshima || Hello Kitty Shinkansen

November 19, 2021 - 08:41
JR WEST collaborated with Hello Kitty and decorated the 500 series Shinkansen in a cute way. (Kuga's Travel)
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Japan to allow 5,000 entrants daily under eased COVID restrictions

November 18, 2021 - 00:50
Japan is set to further ease entry restrictions introduced amid the coronavirus pandemic, allowing up to 5,000 people to enter the country each day compared with the current limit of 3,500, government sources said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
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Japan to lift spectator cap in easing of COVID-19 restrictions

November 17, 2021 - 05:17
A Japanese government panel on the novel coronavirus response gave the green light Tuesday for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, including scrapping the cap on spectators at events under certain conditions. (Kyodo)
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Kyoto: Voices from Daitoku-ji, the temple of the dragon mountain

November 16, 2021 - 18:43
1200 years ago, Kyoto was founded under the name of Heian-Kyo, the capital of peace. The city built around the ideas of peace and safety has no walls. (WIDE)
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Cruise ships in Japan back on track with COVID-19 safety measures

November 16, 2021 - 18:37
The cruise business in Japan is getting back on track, with vessels gradually resume sailing with new COVID-19 safety measures in place after numerous canceled trips due to the pandemic. (Japan Times)
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Nishiki Market Street Food Tour in Kyoto Japan

November 15, 2021 - 02:32
Nishiki Market Street Food Tour in Kyoto Japan ( T-BOX Japan)
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Calls grow for Go To Travel to resume around Feb.

November 14, 2021 - 07:06
Calls are mounting within the Japanese government to resume a domestic tourism campaign, as coronavirus infections across the country remain relatively low. (NHK)
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JAL starts digital vaccine proof system

November 10, 2021 - 01:13
Japan Airlines has become the country's first carrier to introduce a digital system for passengers to prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19. The move comes after the United States began accepting fully inoculated visitors. (NHK)
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Things To Do In Kyoto

November 9, 2021 - 02:20
There are so many incredible things to do in Kyoto—you can visit golden temples and vermillion shrines, stroll through Zen rock gardens and swaying bamboo forests, slurp down bowls of ramen and participate in graceful tea ceremonies. (Wanderlust)
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Riding a Brand New Luxurious Express Train in Japan (Izu→Tokyo) || Saphir ODORIKO

November 9, 2021 - 02:08
Saphir ODORIKO went into service in March 2020 and runs between Tokyo and Izukyu-Shimoda everyday. (Kuga's Travel)
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1928 Brough Superior SS80 Deluxe: An Oily-Rag Survivor - baikudo

November 8, 2021 - 19:35
This video is three years in the making. Not that it was being shot over those three years, yet due to a few snags in the plan it was put off for some time. (baikudokan - The Way of the Motorcycle)
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Exploring A Japanese Fisherman's Market!

November 8, 2021 - 02:16
Hello everyone! It's Mrs. Eats! Today, I will take you to Uontana Market near Kobe! This place is very interesting because it is full of fisherman's shops! (Mrs Eats)
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Japan to ease entry for vaccinated foreigners

November 6, 2021 - 00:19
Japan has decided to allow fully vaccinated foreigners to enter the country. But borders will remain closed to tourists. (NHK)
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Exotic harmful insect found in Fukushima Pref.

November 4, 2021 - 02:24
An exotic longhorn beetle known to damage trees has been discovered for the first time in Japan. Roadside trees in Fukushima Prefecture fell victim to it. (NHK)
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Trying an Old Ferry at Late Night in Japan | Hokkaido to Tokyo

November 4, 2021 - 02:18
I took an old overnight ferry in Japan and had a rare experience. (Solo Travel Japan)
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Japan looks to resume issuing long-term business visas

November 3, 2021 - 03:23
Japan will consider resuming issuance of long-term visas to foreign business travelers as coronavirus cases decline and other countries make progress on vaccinating their populations, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
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Incredible Yakitori Japanese Street Food Tour | Kawagoe Japan

November 2, 2021 - 19:08
Let's eat our way through Tatsumonzen Dori Street located in Kawagoe in Saitama prefecture. You can get here from Tokyo in as little as 30 minutes and is worth visiting. (TabiEats)
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