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Togakushi | Stories on the road

March 4, 2021 - 07:01
The mountainous area of Togakushi in northern Nagano Prefecture is with its five Shrines, a site heavily connected to Shinto, the Japanese religion. (
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Snow Fox Village in Zao, Japan 2021

March 4, 2021 - 07:00
Out in the mountains of Zao, there is a special village where you can walk amongst the snow foxes. (VIRTUAL JAPAN)
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Discover the Flavours of Kyushu, Japan

March 3, 2021 - 20:47
Discover the rich history, vibrant cultures and adventures of Kyushu. Dive into the natural wonders of this geothermal wonderland. (Travelxp)
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The Sanriku Coast's Unbeatable Spirit - Train Cruise

March 2, 2021 - 06:31
Ride along Iwate Prefecture's rugged coastline on the Sanriku Railway Rias Line to discover breathtaking natural scenery and meet the indomitable residents rebuilding better and stronger after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. (NHK)
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Discover the Adventures in Kyushu, Japan

March 2, 2021 - 06:30
Discover the rich history, vibrant cultures and adventures of Kyushu. Dive into the natural wonders of this geothermal wonderland. ()
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ANA to offer digital in-flight magazines to cut carbon emissions

February 28, 2021 - 01:35
All Nippon Airways Co. has said it will offer digital in-flight magazines and newspapers from April to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions. (Kyodo)
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Footbath Shinkansen in Japan (Fukushima→Ginzan Onsen)

February 27, 2021 - 01:30
TOREIYU TSUBASA runs between Fukushima and Shinjo. (Kuga's Travel)
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Why Kyoto's Stunning Traditional Townhouses Are Disappearing

February 26, 2021 - 02:11
Kyoto's traditional townhouses (Machiya) are stunning to behold and amazing to stay in overnight. (Abroad in Japan)
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Japanese Shiitake Mushroom Farm and Store House | Niigata

February 25, 2021 - 16:32
Yukimuro Japanese Snow Refrigerators Where is this? Near Ikazuchi Shrine (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Japan naked festival Hadaka Matsuri goes ahead in Okayama

February 24, 2021 - 03:00
This time last year, the Saidaiji Kannon-in temple in Japan’s Okayama prefecture was a writhing ball of flesh. (
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Boeing 777 planes grounded by airlines in US and Japan after engine failure

February 23, 2021 - 01:34
Boeing​ Co said it recommended suspending the use of 777 jets with the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver at the weekend after #US​ regulators announced extra inspections and #"Japan suspended their use while considering further action. (FRANCE 24 English)
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Japan embraces outdoor tent saunas as safer alternative during Covid-19 pandemic

February 23, 2021 - 01:33
Visitors in Japan have been enjoying an outdoor sauna tent camp near the Atago River in Hamamatsu, a coastal city on Japan’s main island. (South China Morning Post)
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4-Day Road Trip Across Central Japan: Episode 4

February 22, 2021 - 19:04
On the last episode of our 4-day road trip through Central Japan, we take a ropeway, drive along a scenic road and go sake brewery hopping. (
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Japanese Shrine Hotel | Lodging at a shrine? |Chichibu National Park

February 22, 2021 - 04:30
Komadori-Sanso is located on Mt. Mitake which is only one and a half hour train ride from Tokyo. It's a Shrine Lodging of Musashi Mitake Shrine which is run by Shinto Priest Baba-san and his family. (WAO RYU!ONLY in JAPAN)
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Tsu: A Path to the Heart

February 19, 2021 - 04:31
Take a pilgrimage to Tsu, an Edo period castle town full of historic shrines, temples, architecture and traditions that have endured for generations. (NHK)
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Shor's Extraordinary Journey: From New York to Tokyo

February 17, 2021 - 17:13
Since his relatively late emergence onto the scene, New York-based composer Alexey Shor has rapidly built a popular and appreciative following for his style of composition that, while a product of the 21st century, closely follows in the footsteps of the great composers of the 18th and 19th centuries. (
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Miyagi: On the Trail to Recovery

February 17, 2021 - 05:04
Miyagi Prefecture continues to rise from the devastation of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, with residents and newcomers alike finding new possibilities sprouting up in the north. (NHK)
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Snowstorm hitting northern Japan

February 16, 2021 - 19:22
Japan's weather officials are calling on people in the northern part of the country to be on the alert for a severe snowstorm hitting the region from Tuesday to Wednesday. (NHK)
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Frozen fun in Shikaoi ice village as winter festival kicks off

February 14, 2021 - 04:14
People on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido are making the most of the frigid weather by taking part in a fun event on a frozen lake. (
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Major expressway damaged by quake

February 14, 2021 - 04:06
A major expressway in northeastern Japan was damaged by the quake late Saturday. (NHK)
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