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Extreme Bus Travel Across Japan | Kagoshima to Sapporo Ep2

June 14, 2022 - 07:45
This is the second episode of traveling across Japan by bus. The video starts at Osaka Station. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Is Japan a Good Destination Right Now?

June 13, 2022 - 19:59
We all know that 2020 changed things with regard to international travel and for a good chunk of time; international holidays and travel plans were put on hold as the world dealt with the pandemic. (newsonjapan.com)
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Most summer festivals, firework displays to return after 3 years

June 13, 2022 - 17:49
Many of the traditional festivals and firework displays that add color to the Japanese summer will be held for the first time in three years as coronavirus restrictions are lifted. (NHK)
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Inside Tokyo’s only PRIVATE POOL Hotel Suite | Grand Hyatt Tokyo Presidential Suite Tour

June 13, 2022 - 11:48
The awe-inspiring 260㎡ (approx. 2,800ft2) presidential suite at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo located in Roppongi has a secret feature that no other hotel in the city does. (Tokyo Portfolio)
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Chagu Chagu Umakko held for the first time in 3 years

June 12, 2022 - 19:18
The "Chagu Chagu Umakko" parade of colorfully clad horses and children, designated as an intangible folklore cultural asset of the nation, moves along a road in Takizawa, Iwate Prefecture, on Saturday. (Japan Today)
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US to lift COVID test requirement for international travelers

June 11, 2022 - 14:50
US President Joe Biden's administration will lift the coronavirus test requirement for incoming international air travelers starting Sunday. (NHK)
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Kamakura in 2022

June 11, 2022 - 03:50
With Japan's borders currently closed to individual tourists due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to give you the opportunity to do some virtual sightseeing in Japan. Follow us as we walk through some of Kamakura's iconic districts and attractions. (japan-guide.com)
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Riding on Japan’s Amazing Luxurious Train | Saphir Odoriko Premium Green

June 9, 2022 - 23:55
Today we are riding on Japan's Most Luxurious Train Sear from Tokyo to Atami on Saphir Odoriko. (Solo Solo Travel)
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ANA to resume normal operation for Haneda flights this summer

June 9, 2022 - 23:45
All Nippon Airways says it will resume normal operations for its domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda Airport this summer. (NHK)
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Japan begins relaxing entry restrictions for foreign tourists

June 9, 2022 - 23:38
Starting Friday, Japan will accept guided package tours from 98 "blue" countries and regions designated as low-risk in terms of COVID-19 infections. (NHK)
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Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea cuts child tickets in half

June 8, 2022 - 09:23
Oriental Land has announced that it will cut the child rates for Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea by half from the end of this month to August 31st. (News On Japan)
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Masks and chaperones: Japan's new rules for foreign tour groups

June 7, 2022 - 15:03
Japan is opening up to overseas tour groups from Friday, but under strict conditions: visitors must wear masks, buy insurance and be accompanied by a tour guide "from entry to departure." (Nikkei)
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Japan Alps Adventure! Solo Travel Vlog Nagano to Toyama || Tateyama-Kurobe Alpin Route

June 6, 2022 - 15:56
Between Toyama and Nagano prefectures, there is a steep 3,000m-high mountain range called the Japan Alps.However, there is a route that passes directly through this mountain to Toyama. This route is called the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route. (Kuga's Travel)
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Tokyo’s BEST Photo Spots with a Pro Japanese Videographer

June 5, 2022 - 22:41
We collab with one of Tokyo's top videographers, Eiki Akiyama, & get a tour of the best locations for the perfect Instagram shot! (Tokyo Creative)
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Osaka's airport gets translation devices before foreign visitors arrive

June 3, 2022 - 05:07
Kansai International Airport in Japan is preparing to start welcoming foreign tourists from next week. To reduce the likelihood of communication problems, the facility's staff have been equipped with handheld translation devices. (NHK)
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This Luxe Overnight Train on One of the Japan's Most Scenic Islands Is Getting an Upgrade

June 3, 2022 - 05:00
Japan's new plan to test tourism is officially underway, so now may be the right time to start looking into your luxurious return to Japan by rail. And your overnight train ride through one of Japan's most scenic islands is about to get an upgrade. (travelandleisure.com)
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Japan raises cap on daily arrivals to 20,000

June 1, 2022 - 07:40
Japan has doubled the daily limit on the number of people entering the country to 20,000, starting on Wednesday. (NHK)
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More regional Japan airports to accept entrants from abroad: PM

May 31, 2022 - 21:38
Japan plans to allow more regional airports to accept entrants from abroad, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, as the country gradually relaxes stringent border controls implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kyodo)
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Pricey Japan packages set to go on sale

May 31, 2022 - 13:29
Outbound tour operators in Thailand are preparing to offer Japan packages next month, with prices expected to be 30-40% more expensive than those sold prior to the pandemic, mainly because of visa requirements, Covid-19 testing and soaring operational costs. (Bangkok Post)
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Wary of foreign 'bad manners', Japan cautuously eases borders to aid tourism

May 30, 2022 - 23:25
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan's easing of a two-year ban on foreign tourists seeks to balance the enormous economic importance of tourism with concerns that travellers would trigger a COVID outbreak, insiders say. (streetinsider.com)
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