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Popular tourist spots in Kyoto look like a ghost town due to coronavirus

Everyone staying indoors means no one is going sightseeing. Read More

Hakone onsen ryokan offers crazy cheap “Gimme a flippin’ break from the coronavirus” room deals

Less than $US40 a night gets you two luxury meals and a room with a private rotenburo bath attached.

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Ninja Castle in Tokyo has heartwarming message for foreign tourists in midst of coronavirus

Japanese shadow warriors work to “eliminate corona discrimination” in its tracks.

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Japanese manners videos show how to be a “really cool” traveller in Japan 【Videos】

Japan Tourism Agency uses ninja, sumo and geisha to demonstrate what to do and what not to do in Japan.

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Japan Travel: 17 Things to do in Oita, Japan’s onsen prefecture

There’s so much more to Oita than amazing hot springs. 

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Advice for Tokyo 2020 Olympics volunteers: Dress like a Japanese ninja

This uniform will keep you cool and comfortable like a Japanese shadow warrior from the Edo period.

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VR Ninja Dojo: Battle as a shadow warrior at new virtual reality world in Tokyo 【Video】

Learn ninjutsu techniques and then use them to slay monsters in the VR world.

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Record number of people injured by deer in Nara this year

Foreign tourists among those sustaining serious injuries from the native animals.

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Japan travel: Best things to see, eat and do in Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture

Cycle on water, visit scenic sites and enjoy some of the best sushi in the country at the westernmost tip of Japan’s main island.

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New Welcome to Kanto Pasmo IC Card is the most kawaii way to ride trains on a trip to Japan

Only a limited quantity of these cute Mt Fuji sakura cards will be available.

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Hey Asia, let’s help this person find a photo of their deceased father

Bereaved child needs our help to catch a glimpse of one of their father’s fondest memories.

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JR West unveils new Japanese long distance train with special features for passengers

This is an extra special rail experience, even by Japanese standards.

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Arashiyama bamboo forest in Kyoto “crying” as tourists vandalise trees

Kyoto has a heartbreaking message for visitors who carve graffiti on trees in the famous grove.

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Deer in Nara refuse crackers after Golden Week visitors leave them too full to eat【Photos】

Tourists were shocked to see the usually ravenous deer turn down their favourite treats.

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MariCar Mario Kart driver mounts pavement, causes serious damage in Tokyo accident

The foreign tourist won’t be forgetting her eventful Mario Kart experience anytime soon.

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Rare April snowfall in China the first in 30 years, causes havoc on the Great Wall【Video】

Unprepared tourists find themselves ice skating for their lives on the famous World Heritage Site.

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Edge The Harukas: Japan’s tallest building has a thrilling new open-air rooftop attraction

Come with us as we walk through what it takes to hang out over the edge of a skyscraper.

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Coca-Cola adds new limited-edition design to their seasonal bottle range available only in Japan

These bottles replicate the beauty of Japan’s four seasons.

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Meet the Japanese woman in charge of Tokyo’s famous Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku 【Video】

Behind the bright lights and massive robots at this popular tourist spot is a female president who’s been there from the very beginning.

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Starbucks opens at historic Japanese sites: Miyajima and the onsen that inspired Spirited Away

The global coffeehouse chain has two stunning stores planned for these world-famous tourist spots.

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