Nestlé Japan has installed a new vending machine in Kyoto that lets you create personalized Japanese Kit Kat chocolates. The Travel Memories Kit Kat vending machine is located inside the Omiyage ...
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The public's (and tourists') appetite for wacky accommodation experiences continues unabated, it seems, as Henn na Hotel has announced a major expansion. The Sasebo-based hotel, which is ...
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Remember the mayor of Beppu, who promised to build an actual hot spring amusement park with water rides if a promotional video went viral? The video hit the necessary one million viewers mark very ...
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A new museum will open in Meiji Shrine (or Meiji Jingu), the central Tokyo shrine linked to the Imperial Family that is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Designed by Kengo ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
There is a major shortage in hotel rooms as Tokyo continues to experience a tourism boom. This has led to all sorts of novelties, from Airbnb's advance in the local market to even love hotels ...
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Nintendo has created a surefire way to keep the kids content while waiting for a flight. Japan's biggest name in gaming has produced a free gameplay area, Nintendo Check In, at Kansai ...
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All aboard the Pikachu train this summer! If you loved the Pokémon concept cars by Toyota, how about a train next? In 2012, the Pokémon With You project launched a Pokémon train in northeast ...
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The capsule hotel renaissance continues unabated as 9 Hours opens up a new branch in Kanda, Tokyo, exclusively for women. Long the quirky preserve of budget travelers and eventually edged out by ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
Apparently in a move designed to compete with ANA's popular Star Wars airplanes, Japan Airlines has launched a Doraemon-themed Boeing 787. If you're a Doraemon fan in Japan, you will want to book ...
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The island of Okinoshima in the Sea of Japan has been recommended for registration on the list of World Heritage sites by a preliminary UNESCO review panel. If the recommendation is finalized at a ...
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Tokyo has a new landmark, but it's not in the center of the city and it's certainly not a sight you might immediately associate with Japan's capital. A popular elephant called Hanako now has a ...
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East Japan Railway Co. has debuted a new luxury sleeper train to offer travelers a journey in style across northern Japan. Train Suite Shiki-shima is painted in champagne gold and departed Ueno ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
Sado Island, the rustic s-shaped landmass off of Japan's western coast, is known for a lot of things. Heavy metal music is not traditionally one of them. As part of a campaign to attract visitors, ...
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If the popularity of monkey parks and hot springs is any indicator, monkeys, particularly the Japanese macaque variety, are a sure way to attract visitors to tourist destinations throughout Japan. ...
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The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) spotlights art and design-related attractions in a new travel guide 99+1 JAPAN: Traveling through Art, Design, and Architecture and an accompanying ...
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