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Japan seeks longer COVID quarantines for Indian arrivals

12 hours 6 min ago
The Japanese government is considering stricter travel restrictions for incoming travelers from India as new cases swamp the South Asian country, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkein)
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Staying Overnight Inside Japan’s Largest Theme Park

May 5, 2021 - 17:59
Hotel Amsterdam is located inside Huis Ten Bosch, a theme park based on the Netherlands. This is the largest theme park in Japan. (I Will Always Travel for Food)
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Hiking In One Of Japan’s Most Spiritual Places | Mt. Kurama

May 2, 2021 - 05:47
Few places one could travel are as rich in spirituality and cultural history as Kyoto. But many people don’t know the close relationship Kyoto has with nature in its immediate surroundings. Travel just outside the city and you’ll find yourself transported to some of Japan’s most sacred sites. Mt. Kurama in the northwest is one such place. (WAO RYU!ONLY in JAPAN)
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Japan's Most Extreme North | Hokkaido Road Trip

May 2, 2021 - 05:46
Cape Soya is 1,000km from Tokyo at Japan's most northern point. In the height of winter we drive across a snowy Hokkaido to discover what's up there. (Abroad in Japan)
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Few people travel during Japan's Golden Week amid COVID spike

May 1, 2021 - 16:56
Japan's Golden Week holiday period began in earnest on Saturday, but the first day of five consecutive vacation days was relatively quiet in major areas as measures against COVID-19 dissuaded many people from traveling. (Kyodo)
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Japan’s Golden Week, what’s it all about? (Tokyo Station)

May 1, 2021 - 06:59
Golden Week typically runs from 4/29 to 5/5 five or take a couple of days, it’s quite a nice time in Japan but ... (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Japan luxury cruise halted after COVID-19 case

May 1, 2021 - 03:37
Japan's Nippon Yusen (9101.T) subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship "Asuka II" was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus. (Reuters)
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Stations and tourist spots quiet as Golden Week holidays begin

April 30, 2021 - 15:12
Train stations and tourist spots were largely quiet in Tokyo and elsewhere under Japan’s third coronavirus state of emergency as the Golden Week holiday period began Thursday. ()
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Sunamushi Onsen – Volcanic Sand Bathing in Southern Japan

April 29, 2021 - 08:04
For many people, being buried up to the neck in hot, black volcanic sand doesn’t seem like a pleasant way to relax. But in parts of southern Japan, sunamushi (sand bathing) on a volcanic beach is a popular form of bathing that helps rest the mind and refresh the body. (stickymangorice.com)
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Japan to introduce "vaccine passports" for international travel

April 29, 2021 - 06:39
Japan plans to introduce "vaccine passports" to make it easier for people who have been inoculated against COVID-19 to travel internationally, government sources said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
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U.S. continues to say citizens should 'reconsider travel' to Japan

April 28, 2021 - 06:18
WASHINGTON – Japan will remain a destination to which U.S. citizens should “reconsider travel,” the U.S. State Department said Monday based on its latest travel advisory assessment amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Times)
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Udo Shrine – origin myths in a cliff-side cave

April 27, 2021 - 06:46
MIYAZAKI - There are many reasons to visit Japan’s shrines. They are, of course, religious sites, often dedicated to particular guardian gods or to receiving prayers for particular purposes. (Japan Today)
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Shinkansen: Japan's High Speed Rail System Explained

April 27, 2021 - 06:38
Our biggest High Speed Rail Explained video yet is here! And of course, we're looking at the country that did it first and did it best — Japan. (RMTransit)
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Tokyo still crowded despite state of emergency

April 26, 2021 - 17:04
Many people were seen commuting in Tokyo on Monday morning, one day after the third coronavirus state of emergency took effect. (NHK)
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Tokyo’s 3rd State of Emergency Impact | Japan Travel Update

April 25, 2021 - 18:44
From April 25 to May 11, 2021 for Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto and Tokyo. Prefectural governors have the power to institute changes to closures. (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Japan's Oldest Soba Restaurant | Soba Noodle Restaurant in Kyoto

April 25, 2021 - 02:22
Do you think Ramen is the only type of noodle available in Japan? Or, do you think Soba is the same as the Yakisoba you can buy at your nearest Japanese restaurant and Asian market? (WAO RYU!ONLY in JAPAN)
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Japan in 8K ULTRA HD - Land of The Rising Sun (60 FPS)

April 23, 2021 - 15:04
This videos you can use for learn Animals, Wildlife, Invertebrates, Reptiles, Birds, Fish, Amphibians, Mammals, Wild Animals, Etc with Ultra-HD resolution. (8K World)
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JTB’s new venture lets users travel virtually around Japan

April 23, 2021 - 05:46
Japan’s largest travel agency has launched a virtual reality tourism resource that aims to introduce remotely the country’s top destinations, experiences and products amid ongoing pandemic restrictions. (ttgasia.com)
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Visitors to Japan drop 93.6% in March as travel restrictions remain

April 22, 2021 - 08:17
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in March dropped 93.6% from a year earlier to 12,300 as travel restrictions remain in place to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus, government data showed Wednesday. (Japan Times)
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Japan's foreign residents ponder travelling for vaccines amid slow inoculation push

April 21, 2021 - 07:22
Japan's glacial COVID-19 inoculation push is prompting some foreign residents to consider flying to other countries to get vaccinated, as the pandemic surges again with no shots in sight for everyday people. (Reuters)
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