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English Menu in Japan Scam “Foreigner Tax”

August 21, 2023 - 16:11
A recent video of an experience about an English menu with different prices has arisen from my friends at Asian Boss and I thought it was good to talk about this since I got many messages about it. (ONLY in JAPAN)
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Australian pilot explains airport act Japanese crew never fail to do

August 20, 2023 - 15:24
There is a simple tradition at airports in Japan you’ll struggle to spot in Australia or possibly anywhere else in the world. (
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Fresh interest in sumo draws tourists

August 15, 2023 - 05:53
Their interest piqued during COVID-19 lockdowns and by a new Netflix drama, a fresh rush of foreign tourists are flocking to Japan for a look inside the insular world of sumo. (
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Japan's ski resorts get creative in attracting summer visitors

August 12, 2023 - 15:34
Ski resort operators in Japan are devising a variety of attractions to lure tourists in the summer as the number of winter skiers and snowboarders keeps falling sharply. Instagrammable sites, including swings and a cafe amid magnificent landscapes, and activities such sliding and sauna bathing are among the various new attractions. (Nikkei)
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China resumes group tours to 78 more nations and regions, including Japan

August 10, 2023 - 23:20
The Chinese government has allowed the resumption of group tours by its citizens to 78 more countries and regions. The destinations include Japan, South Korea, India, the United States, Australia, Britain and Germany. (NHK)
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Typhoon Lan expected to approach Japan's Ogasawara Islands in Pacific on Friday

August 10, 2023 - 23:01
Typhoon Lan is forecast to approach Japan's Ogasawara Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, on Friday. Weather officials are warning of fierce winds and heavy rain. Lan may cause stormy weather in Japan's main island early next week. (NHK)
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Mt. Fuji trail use to be restricted when overcrowded

August 10, 2023 - 12:00
A local Japanese government said Wednesday it will work with police to restrict the number of hikers who can use a route to climb to the summit of Mt. Fuji if it becomes dangerous from overcrowding. (Kyodo)
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Iconic Tokyo clock tower to display Mickey Mouse design

August 10, 2023 - 11:52
In commemoration of Disney's 100th anniversary, the Ginza Clock Tower will temporarily transform into a Mickey Mouse design starting from October. (News On Japan)
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China set to open group tours to Japan

August 9, 2023 - 22:48
Travel groups from China may soon be allowed to enter Japan, with travel agencies preparing for an announcement as early as this week. (News On Japan)
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New JAPAN RAIL PASS | From October 2023

August 9, 2023 - 03:56
In this video, we'll cover all the basic things to know about the Japan Rail Pass, how to buy it, how to use it and answer some of your most frequently asked questions. (
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Tokaido Shinkansen phases out snack carts

August 9, 2023 - 03:44
Passengers on Japan's super-fast bullet trains have long enjoyed ordering coffee, ice cream or boxed lunches from staff pushing a snack cart, savouring the treats as they whipped past landmarks such as Mount Fuji. (The Standard)
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Japan's train stations usher in tap-to-pay gates for credit cards

August 8, 2023 - 08:47
Japanese commuter rail companies are introducing contactless fare payment systems compatible with credit and debit cards in a push to make the services more convenient for foreign tourists. (Nikkei)
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7-day cruise on the Diamond Princess, the cheapest luxury cruise ship in the world|Part 1

August 7, 2023 - 07:17
The Diamond Princess is a large cruise ship built in Nagasaki, Japan, and is used for cruise trips to and from Japan. Route. (ITSUKA JAPAN)
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Japan's Most Haunted Abandoned Island: 10,000 People Disappeared Here

August 7, 2023 - 07:14
Ikeshima or Ikejima (Japanese: 池島), also sometimes listed as Ike Island, is an island in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Initially within the borders of Kamiura village, from 1955 until its merger with the city of Nagasaki in 2005, it was part of Sotome municipality. (Exploring With Josh)
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Sendai's Tanabata Festival opens without restrictions

August 7, 2023 - 07:08
The Tanabata Festival in the city of Sendai, northeastern Japan, opened on Sunday. The annual event has returned to its pre-pandemic scale without restrictions for the first time in four years. (NHK)
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Train services resume after 1,500 passengers trapped for two hours on Tokaido Line near Tokyo

August 7, 2023 - 06:55
Train services have been resumed on the Tokaido Line near Tokyo after a train hit a power pole trapping around 1500 passengers for nearly two hours, reported Kyodo News. (
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