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Japan reacts to U.S. advisory not to travel to

Japanese government officials react to the U.S. State Department’s raising its travel advisory on Japan to the highest level, urging people not to travel to the country.

“Chibafornia” : Japan’s hottest surfing coast

Chiba’s Pacific coast was chosen as the very first site for Olympic surfing for some perfectly good reasons: its surfing culture, its location not far from Tokyo, and very consistent waves.

The Vibrant Island Art of Tanaka Isson

The Japanese painter Tanaka Isson fled mainland Japan for one of the country’s most beautiful southern islands—Amami Oshima. There he labored for years in obscurity, creating large, vivid artworks of his subtropical surroundings.

Discover Gems of Japan in the Mount Fuji Area

Mount Fuji peeks between high-rises across the Greater Tokyo Area. Though magnificent even from afar, the sacred mountain begs a closer look! One of the best ways to explore it is by roaming around Shizuoka, Yamanashi, and Kanagawa prefectures.

Ramen, Japanese Pickles, and Michelin Stars

He’s written over 1,000 restaurant reviews for the Japan Times newspaper. Now he shares some of his favorite dishes, memorable meals, classic menus, and why soba is the most underrated Japanese food.

Tokyo asks central govt to extend state of eme

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko asks the central government to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency

What is Japan Reading?

Japan has long been known as a nation of avid readers, and books of all kinds—from manga to novels, self-help, and kids-oriented books—are a part of daily life. Here’s a look at the best-selling printed books of the first half of 2021, according to the Da

Discovering Fukuoka's Autumn Treasures

Looking for an underrated time of year to explore Kyushu? This autumn, come to the city of Fukuoka for seasonal fun & feasting for the whole family!

Vaccination for Japanese athletes to start on

he Japanese Olympic Committee says the vaccination for around 1,600 Japanese athletes and related people will start on June 1.

Top 10 Muslim-Friendly Hotels In Japan

Heading to Japan and in search of Muslim-friendly accommodation? Check out the top Muslim-friendly hotels in Japan.

Toilet Wonders of the Architectural World

Head to Shibuya in Tokyo to experience toilets like you've never experienced them before.

20,000 people related to Tokyo Games to be vac

Olympic minister Marukawa Tamayo says Japan plans to offer Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccinations to about 20,000 people related to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

10 Best Hotels Near Lake Tōya, Japan

Lake Tōya never freezes, and neither should you. Click here for the best hotels near Lake Tōya, Japan, that will keep you warm and cozy during your visit.

A Guide To A Workation In Japan

Discover all the benefits of a revitalizing workation in Japan, including top destinations, amazing attractions, and recommended accommodations, in this article.

Emperor Naruhito plants rice seedlings at Impe

Emperor Naruhito plants rice seedlings in an annual event at the Imperial Palace.

Top 10 Capsule Hotels Near Ginza, Japan

Click here to read more on the top capsule hotels near Ginza, Japan, a popular spot where high-end shops, cafes, art galleries, and the like can be found.

Sustaina-Week: Seeking a Better Future

Boost your sustainability game with tips, products, and services from environmentally friendly Japanese companies

Pokémon Manhole Covers Adorn Japan's Streets

The roads of cities and towns throughout Japan are now dotted with colorful Pokémon manhole covers, creating a tantalizing treasure hunt for fans!

Foods To Try In Kyoto, Japan

A visit to Kyoto is a gastronomic journey into the culture of the city. Here is your ultimate guide to the foods to try when you visit Kyoto, Japan.

Enduring Beauty: Japan’s Sustainable Cosmetics

From the biggest names in beauty products to smaller, more niche labels, Japanese cosmetic brands are tackling sustainability goals in a variety of innovative ways.

25 Best Things To Do In Sapporo, Japan

Hokkaido's cultural, political, and economic center attracts millions of visitors every year. Here's a list of the 10 best things to do in Sapporo, Japan.

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