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12 Best Hotels In Naha

12 best hotels located in Naha, Japan, as recommended by travel experts.

Hakkoda's Crystal Clear Foliage Reflection

Autumn colors at Tsutanuma Lake in northern Japan are enchanting visitors from all around.

A Day in a Tokyo Park Amid the Pandemic

Tokyo’s Hibiya Park takes precautions against the novel coronavirus as people visit for leisure and work.

24-Hour PCR Center Set up at Narita Airport

Narita International Airport now has a PCR testing center that operates around the clock. Travelers can get tested for the coronavirus at Terminals 1 and 2.

A Carbon Neutral Japan by 2050

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledges to aim for Japan to become a carbon-neutral society by 2050 in his first policy speech in parliament.

Secret Shopping Sprawls Under the Train Tracks

Welcome to Hibiya Okuroji, a new alleyway underneath Tokyo's railroad system that's filled with shops and eateries.

Kumamoto Castle's Renovation Observation Path

Kumamoto Castle is letting visitors have a backstage pass to see how the renovation work is proceeding after the major 2016 earthquake.

12 Things To Do In Hakone

Hakone is a mountainous town in the Ashigarashimo District of Kanagawa Prefecture close to Mount Fuji. Here are 12 things you shouldn't miss when in the onsen town!

Kengo Kumo & Kadokawa's Manga Museum Collab

Part museum and part library, Tokorozawa Sakura Town has a new, stylish place to hang thanks to manga publisher Kadokawa and star architect Kengo Kuma.

Amusement Park Shines for Medical Workers

An amusement park in the Tokyo suburbs is holding a nighttime illumination event to express appreciation to medical workers fighting the coronavirus.

Introducing Zipair, Japan’s Newest LCC Airline

Japan’s newest low-cost carrier, Zipair, embarked upon its first passenger flight on October 16.

Fall Leaves Redder than Usual in Central Japan

Visitors to Mount Norikura in central Japan can now enjoy fall foliage. And wow are they in for a treat this year!

Discharge Drill at Shirakawago Making Waves

The annual water discharge drill was carried out at Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gifu Prefecture, central Japan, to the delight of visitors.

Toyosu Fish Market Resumes Public Viewings

The Toyosu fish market in Tokyo resumed public viewing of tuna auctions after about eight months. The observation deck had been closed to the public since February 29 due to the coronavirus.

Red Kochia Are Attracting Visitors to Kagawa

Head to this national park in Kagawa Prefecture to enjoy red Kochia plants.

Okinawa’s Shuri Castle Celebrating Rebirth

A festival took place at Okinawa’s Shuri Castle where a major fire burned down six buildings a year ago.

Tokyo's New LGBTQ+ Hospitality Home

Pride House Tokyo opened on October 11 as Japan’s first permanent facility for sexual minorities.

Delivering Holy Stones to a Mountaintop Shrine

Shinto priests are on a mission to deliver holy stones to a shrine on the summit of Mount Tsurugi in central Japan.

Ginza Station Renovations Finally Completed

Tokyo Metro has unveiled the completed renovations of Ginza Station, right in the heart of the Japanese capital.

Travel Ban Eased for China & 8 Other Locations

The Japanese government eased travel restrictions for nine countries including China on October 30.

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