Book Your Tickets Now for These World-Wide Cherry Blossom Festivals; Andra Chantim; Woman’s Day

Can we attend them all?

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Japan rolls out express train for Mount Fuji; Yomiuri Shimbun

At 8.30am last Saturday, the Fuji Kaiyu (excursion) limited express pulled out slowly from Platform 9 at Tokyo’s JR Shinjuku station, with a crowd of railroad enthusiasts on…

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Discovering Hiroshima’s vibrant side; Yuliasri Perdani; Jakarta Post

Pedaling through one of the world’s best cycling routes. Marveling at the burst of colors that lights up the night at Hiroshima castle. Exploring a centuries-old shrine built on water. It may come as a surprise that Hiroshima offers such diverse attractions.

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Hiking Solo Along the Kumano Kodo Iseji Route; Rebecca Quin; Savvy Tokyo

“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.” — Cheryl Strayed

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Immerse yourself in the wonders of Nikko, a favorite of the shoguns; Japan Magazine

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Why Japan is an easy sell for agents in 2019; Christian Fleetwood; Travel Weekly

Japan is a nation that exists outside of time: regardless of the season whenever you visit she remains beautiful.

Source: Why Japan is an easy sell for agents in 2019 – Travel Weekly

What Japan can teach the world; George Hobica; Stuff

What does Japan’s culture have to teach me? What is missing in my life, in our lives, that Japan could offer?

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This traditional Japanese craft could soon be on UNESCO’s list; Travel Weekly Asia

Japan will be nominating its traditional architectural craftsmanship in its timber-framed structures to be recognised under UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list in the fall of 2020.

Source: This traditional Japanese craft could soon be on UNESCO’s list: Travel Weekly Asia

A 7D6N Okinawa Itinerary: How to Explore One of Japan’s Hidden Gems; Carissa Ng; TripZilla

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Japan to push architectural craft for UNESCO heritage list; Kyodo News

Japan decided Monday to nominate traditional architectural craftsmanship used in timber-framed structures for addition to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list in the fall of 2020.

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