Experience the Great Outdoors in Gunma
Located in the center of Japan's main island, Gunma Prefecture is a paradise for outdoor lovers, with a variety of exciting seasonal activities to enjoy.
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.
Niigata Craft Gin to Promote Sustainability
A man in central Japan is working on promoting sustainability and boosting local tourism by making gin.
Tokyo Daily COVID Cases Reach Record High
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reports a record daily high of 1,591 new cases of coronavirus infections and a total of 113 COVID-19 patients who are severely ill.
An Inside Look at the Next-Gen Bullet Train
The press got to join a test-run of East Japan Railway Company's next-generation bullet train, ALFA-X, on October 27.
Japan Expands State of Emergency
The Japanese government expands its state of emergency over the coronavirus to seven prefectures such as Osaka and Kyoto in addition to the four in the greater Tokyo area that was originally included.
JR East International Residents Rail Pass
Great news for foreign residents of Japan; as of October 16, 2020, JR East will begin selling a special limited pass available to all foreign passport holders, regardless of visa or residence status!
Gunma: A Cultural & Culinary Hotspot
Tucked away in central Japan, within a stone's throw of Tokyo, is Gunma Prefecture. This destination hosts a wealth of surprises; hot springs, and cultural and culinary experiences abound!
UFOs in Japan: One Man’s Quest to Mount Takao
UFO sighting hotspots exist across the globe, and I’d long heard murmurs of such UFO sightings and other natural phenomena occurring at Japan’s Mount Takao, a small mountain located just outside of Tokyo.
Japan to Further Ease Entry Ban
The Japanese government is planning to ease COVID-19 border controls on foreign nationals from October by allowing new entrants with visas for stays of three months or more.
Tech That Measures Congestion in Indoor Areas
Officials tested a system at Tokyo Dome that uses state-of-the-art technology to measure congestion in indoor arenas.
2020 Olympics Coronavirus Monitoring Center
A government panel on anti-coronavirus measures for the Tokyo Games decided to set up an infectious disease monitoring center to keep track of athletes’ health condition.
Postponement of Olympics Costs ¥300 Billion
The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic is expected to cost around ¥300 billion in additional expenses.
Travel Ban Eased for China & 8 Other Locations
The Japanese government eased travel restrictions for nine countries including China on October 30.
Narita Airport Prepares for Increased Traffic
Staff at Narita International Airport have undergone training ahead of the expansion of the 'Go To Travel' program to include Tokyo.
Japan Considers State of Emergency for Tokyo
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says he is considering declaring a state of emergency over the coronavirus in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures.
4 Days in Tohoku's Treasureland
Japan's northeastern region of Tohoku is full of incredible cultural traditions, breathtaking landscapes, mouth-watering cuisine, and more. Join Noam as he makes his way through this beautiful treasure land.
Japan Declares Second State of Emergency
Japan declares a state of emergency over the coronavirus for the second time, with the pronouncement covering Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures.
Plan a Perfect Trip with GoodDay Hokkaido
Japan's northernmost island is at the top of many travelers' must-visit lists, and with good reason. Plan your perfect trip to Hokkaido at GoodDay Hokkaido, the revamped website of the Hokkaido Tourism Organization!
Tokyo Disneyland's New Attraction
Tokyo Disneyland unveiled a new attraction area based on "Beauty and the Beast".