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Tourist on Japan's package tour trial tests positive for COVID-19

May 30, 2022 - 23:15
A foreign tourist on a package tour trial in Oita Prefecture has tested positive for the coronavirus, with three others considered close contacts, the tourism agency said Monday. (Japan Times)
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Construction of Sagamihara maglev station underway

May 30, 2022 - 21:09
Digging work on an underground station for a magnetic levitation train between Nagoya and Tokyo is underway in Kanagawa Prefecture's Sagamihara City. (NHK)
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As borders reopen, is Japan ready for tourism's pitfalls?

May 30, 2022 - 11:14
TOKYO -- After closing its doors to most foreign travelers throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese government has announced plans to start allowing group tours to enter Japan next month, much to the relief of hotels and other businesses that rely on tourism. (Nikkei)
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Trying an Outstanding Suite on the Japanese Overnight Ferry | Hokkaido to Niigata

May 30, 2022 - 11:09
Taking the Shin Nihonkai Ferry from Otaru (Hokkaido) to Niigata in their Suite for the first time. It was amazingly comfortable. (Solo Travel Japan)
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High temperatures grip much of Japan on Sunday

May 29, 2022 - 23:43
Unseasonable heat gripped much of Japan on Sunday, when some cities in the Kanto region saw the mercury exceed 35 degrees Celsius. (NHK)
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How To Treat Endangered Japanese | Travel Guide in Japan

May 29, 2022 - 23:33
In Japan, adults are very aware of stranger danger and think all foreigners are aliens. Japanese people never discriminate against people based on their nationality and race. They call all foreigners gaijin and discriminate against them equally. (Japanese Comedian Meshida)
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Opting for a residence permit in Greece

May 27, 2022 - 15:44
Greece's residence permit provides its holders with a range of rights in the country. In particular, tax residency is given to those who stay in the country for over 183 days. (
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Test tours underway in Japan

May 27, 2022 - 13:51
Small groups of foreigners have been arriving in Japan to take part in government-sponsored guided tours, as the country prepares to welcome tourists next month. (NHK)
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Japan to resume tourism in June; only packaged tour for now

May 26, 2022 - 23:31
Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now, the prime minister said Thursday. (AP)
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Australians visit Kanazawa on test tour to resume accepting foreign tourists

May 26, 2022 - 03:17
Four people from Australia have visited Kanazawa, central Japan, to take part in a government-sponsored test tour aimed at resuming the acceptance of foreign tourists. (NHK)
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Taking 6,000 people on a weird day trip to Japan

May 25, 2022 - 14:38
Joey and his girlfriend @akidearest went on an IRL stream adventure to Yokohama. (Joey)
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Japan launches trial to reopen for foreign tourists

May 25, 2022 - 14:18
Japan has launched a trial to allow a limited number of foreign tourists into the country. (NHK)
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Osaka in 2022

May 25, 2022 - 09:43
With Japan's borders currently closed to 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 go on a day of walking through some of Osaka's iconic districts and attractions. (
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ANA to remove self-check-in machines at domestic airports next year

May 24, 2022 - 21:52
All Nippon Airways Co. said Tuesday the Japanese airline will remove self-check-in machines for domestic flights at 51 domestic airports from April next year as most passengers can complete their pre-flight procedures via a smartphone app. (Kyodo)
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Japan tops ranking of tourism destinations

May 24, 2022 - 19:51
Japan has topped a global ranking of tourism destinations. It's been recognized for its natural and cultural resources, public transportation, and hygiene. (NHK)
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Asakusa Shrine Sanja Matsuri 2022

May 22, 2022 - 22:54
Sanja Matsuri is an annual festival (the biggest festival of the year) held at Asakusa Shrine. The festival is held on the third Saturday in May, and this year it was held from the 20th to the 22nd of May. (Motion Travel)
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Solo Hiking Japan Northern Alps KAMIKOCHI, Beautiful Valley in Nagano

May 22, 2022 - 16:00
Hida Mountains are Japanese mountain range and also called Northern Alps. ( Kuga's Travel)
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Tokyo Skytree marks 10 years as symbol of capital's skyline

May 22, 2022 - 15:55
Cityscape-defining Tokyo Skytree, Japan's tallest structure, on Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of its opening to the general public and becoming a symbol of the country's pre-pandemic tourism boom. (Kyodo)
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Inside Japan’s Most Expensive Treehouse: Million Dollar Hideaway

May 22, 2022 - 05:26
Chris from @Abroad in Japan and Alex from Tokyo Portfolio bring you the exclusive look at one of Japan's most special glamping experiences -- a luxury treehouse! (Tokyo Portfolio)
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Dogs enjoy day-trip on Japan's bullet train

May 22, 2022 - 05:09
The first-ever 'doggy holiday' service was run by Japan Railways which included Pomeranians, a terrier and a pointy-eared, cheerful-looking Shiba Inu. (WION)
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