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Singapore, Thailand, U.S., Australia included in trial letting in small groups ahead of easing in June

May 17, 2022 - 12:54
The Japanese government will begin a trial project this month on accepting fully vaccinated inbound tourists, the Japan Tourism Agency said on Tuesday, ahead of its broader easing of COVID-19 border control measures slated for June. (Nikkei)
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Inside Tokyo's Insane $36,000 Private Hotel Room

May 16, 2022 - 13:11
Tokyo's luxurious accommodation knows no limits. This time we go inside a private members club with a $39,000 fee, where members are rewarded with the ultimate luxury escape. (Abroad in Japan)
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Japan looks to waive airport COVID tests for vaccinated travelers

May 12, 2022 - 12:50
The Japanese government is considering exempting certain inbound travelers from the COVID-19 test now required at ports of entry, starting as early as June, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
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Japan is set to open its doors in June, but some locals aren’t happy about it

May 11, 2022 - 18:39
As countries across Asia reopen to international travelers, Japan — one of the continent’s most popular destinations — remains firmly closed. (cnbc.com)
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Govt. mulling raising cap on daily arrivals to 20,000

May 11, 2022 - 18:28
Japan's government is considering raising the cap on new arrivals per day from the current 10,000 to 20,000, starting next month. (NHK)
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Holiday destinations that will enrich your life

May 11, 2022 - 00:15
When was the last time you had a life-changing experience? You've spent the last years of your life stuck at home, urging to get out and travel, but were unable to because of the pandemic. (newsonjapan.com)
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Riding on Japan’s Cheapest Overnight Train | Sunrise Express

May 10, 2022 - 23:54
Today, we are riding the extended Sunrise Seto Express from Tokyo to Kotohira. (Solo Solo Travel)
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First Class Suite on the Japan’s Cute Ferry | Shinmoji to Osaka

May 9, 2022 - 10:23
The last time I took Hankyu Ferry, I tried First Class Royal. It was gorgeous. This time, I will try another option, First Class Suite. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Japan to boost tourism at Ainu culture complex

May 8, 2022 - 19:28
The Japanese government will promote inbound tourism to a major cultural complex in Hokkaido dedicated to the indigenous Ainu people, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said Sunday. (Kyodo)
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Sweden? Japan? UK? Debates over who had a ‘good’ Covid won’t end

May 8, 2022 - 19:23
National Covid death rates are, inevitably, political. How could they not be when they are viewed as evidence for good or bad government on matters of life or death? (theguardian.com)
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The Japanese City with the Most Hot Springs in the World | Beppu, Japan

May 7, 2022 - 16:49
Beppu is the Japanese city with the most hot springs in the world. (Life Where I'm From)
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Gov't confirms it will start accepting some foreign tourists in June

May 7, 2022 - 16:40
Japan will resume accepting some foreign tourists in June at the earliest, a government source said Friday, likely reversing a ban on their entry introduced during the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Today)
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Japan premier Kishida pledges to relax border controls by next month

May 6, 2022 - 09:47
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said he would loosen Japan's virus-related border controls in line with other wealthy democracies next month, as he sought to boost consumer spending to fight an economic slowdown. (straitstimes.com)
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Tsukiji Fish Market 2022 | Tokyo Japan Food Tour

May 5, 2022 - 04:25
Today I'm taking you on another food tour, this time we're going to Tokyo's famous Tsukiji Fish Market! (STEFATTY)
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15 Things Can’t Be Seen Anywhere But In Japan

May 4, 2022 - 02:45
There are plenty of oddities to be discovered in Japan, but what are the wonderfully weirdest things? (The Supreme)
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Free COVID-19 tests given at crowded Haneda Airport

May 4, 2022 - 02:34
With Japan in the midst of a spring holiday, many airline passengers are being tested free of charge for the coronavirus at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. (NHK)
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Riding on Japan's Most Luxurious Private Compartment | Saphir Odoriko

May 2, 2022 - 15:19
Today we will be riding on Japan Railway's most luxurious private compartment on the Saphir Odoriko limited express. (Solo Solo Travel)
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Nikko Food Tour: Six MUST EAT Foods in the City of Temples

May 2, 2022 - 15:17
Shizuka visits historic Nikko to try some of the oldest street food that has been popular in the area for more than 300 years. (Japan by Food)
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Beautiful Trip by Overnight Ferry in Japan | Kagoshima to Yoron

May 2, 2022 - 15:15
I took an overnight ferry from Kagoshima to one of the beautiful islands in Japan. On this route, two ferry companies alternately operate once a day. Today's ship is Queen Coral Cross, operated by Marix Line. ( Solo Travel Japan)
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Japan's tourist spots come back to life during spring holidays

May 2, 2022 - 11:50
People in Japan are now enjoying their first spring holidays in three years with no coronavirus restrictions in place. (NHK)
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