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Travel firms in Japan thrown in confusion as country reopens to foreign tourists; Bangkok Post

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As Japan resumed visa procedures to accept foreign tourists last week, travel companies have been thrown into confusion over the lack of communication regarding entry procedures and last-minute Covid-19 guidelines.

Source: Travel firms in Japan thrown in confusion as country reopens to foreign tourists

Japan’s Top 100 Blossoms: Himeji Castle (Hyōgo); Nippon.com

Himeji Castle is a national treasure and was also the first site Japan to be inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage. With 1,800 somei yoshino, yaezakura, and shidarezakura trees, it is also one of Japan’s best places to view cherry blossoms, whose radiant pink petals offer a breathtaking contrast to the castle’s white walls.

Source: Japan’s Top 100 Blossoms: Himeji Castle (Hyōgo)