The Perfect Two-Week Japan Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

Enjoy the many contrasts and surprises to be experienced in the “Land of the Rising Sun,” on a Japan vacation. Like visits to all countries, it is a question of what to see and do to not only enjoy a visit but to experience the highlights and to really get to know the destination when …

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25 Ultimate Things to Do in Japan; Celia Polkinghorne; Fodor’s

From soaking in onsens in Hokkaido to visiting the deer in Nara, there’s so much more to do in Japan than eating sushi in Tokyo. While the bright lights and fish markets lure travelers, the countryside is home to temples and shrines, mountain hikes, and culinary adventures. This is everything you need to do in Japan to fully experience the country.

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Japanese city struggles as its World Heritage sheen fades; Aoi Kobayashi; Japan Times

Drastic drops in the number of visitors to the Tomioka Silk Mill, a designated World Heritage Site in Gunma Prefecture, leaves citizens looking to find new ways to boost tourism.

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Japan cruise excursions bring wonders to life; Carol Ann Davidson; Tribune News Service

With the recent G20 Summit in Osaka, the upcoming International Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on the horizon, all eyes are on Japan. Carol Ann Davidson decided…

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Aerial tours of World Heritage burial mounds offered for 3 days; Yasufumi Kado; Asahi Shimbun

Helicopter rides will be offered for a limited time to provide a bird’s-eye…

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Unesco adds ancient tomb clusters in Osaka Prefecture to World Heritage list; Lim Chee Wah; TimeOut

The number of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Japan has increased to 23 with the latest addition of two tumulus clusters in Osaka Prefecture known as Mozu-Furuichi…

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Doing the ‘I turn’: Japan taps tourism to lure city dwellers to emptying villages; Rina Chandran; The Japan Times

Yoshifumi Yano was tiring of the high cost of living and long hours of work at a travel firm in the city of Osaka when he heard of a hotel for sale in a small…

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Top things to do in Osaka, Japan; Karla Cripps; CNN

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Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit on June 28 to 29. In honor of the diplomatic action, Karla has put together a quick list of some of the top things to do in Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city.

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How To Go Wild In Japan; Sam Parker; Esquire

With the 2020 Olympics just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to visit Tokyo. But with a little imagination, your trip to the land of the rising sun can include breathtaking scenery and wildlife. Here’s how…

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Nijo Castle; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History

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