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Japanese company trips – Workers “absolutely hate” them, so why do they still happen?

Your company is paying for you to take a pleasure trip! Awesome! You’ll be spending all weekend with your boss and coworkers! Not so awesome.

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Japanese YouTuber seeking last minute hotel lodgings finds room for one that “might be a bit big”

CEO of virtual YouTuber agency found himself sleeping in a cavernous room that dwarfed his tiny bed, to the delight of netizens.

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10 best rest stops in Japan ranked by customer satisfaction for 2018

Seems the people of Japan are listening to their stomachs when choosing the best of the nation’s roadside attractions.

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Let Uncle Tashiro show you the perfect way to enjoy Tokyo Disneyland with young kids

The following is essential reading for parents, and possibly mental health professionals too.

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Restaurants, Roads, Rats: How has Tsukiji changed after the fish market move?

Our reporter investigates.

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Tokyo accommodation: Capsule hotel offers unique sleep and sauna stay for women

Do-C provides Löyly and a warm pillar for an authentic Finnish sauna experience you won’t find anywhere else in Japan.

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Bullets on the bullet train as three men found carrying guns on Japan’s Shinkansen

Armed group turned out to have legal reason for packing heat.

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Tokyo’s famous capsule apartments now take month-long reservations from foreign travelers

Architectural landmark is in a fantastic location from which to immerse yourself in the Tokyo lifestyle while seeing the city’s sights.

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We try “Japan’s best-selling miso soup” and it melts the cold in our bones

A visit to the mushroom kingdom to see if 600,000 fans could possibly be wrong, and also to eat some amazing ramen.

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Crazy cosplay team dresses up as Japan’s Shinkansen bullet train for an important reason【Videos】

Shrinking town wants its unique cosplayers to help put it on travelers’ maps.

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Sushi Dai and other famous restaurants from Tsukiji fish market open at new Toyosu location

We pay a visit to the new market to find out if the restaurants from Tsukiji are still as good as they used to be.

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Japanese dad shares ingenious trick to keep kids (or yourself) from getting bored on the train

As usual, ice cream is the answer to our problems.

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Awesome Russian sci-fi-themed capsule hotel has rooms that look like space bunkers

These futuristic rooms are a great place to stay if you find yourself in Vladivostok!

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Japan’s passport is the strongest in the world, study shows

No other travel document opens as many doors around the world as Japan’s passport just edges the number-tow nation.

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Foreign traveler’s heart broken as he learns his image of Akihabara is too good to be true

Even in the biggest otaku mecca in the world, there’s a limit to how big the anime salutes are.

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Toyosu fish market opens with tuna auction, traffic jams, accidents, and turret truck fire

Photos and videos from first day at new fish market in Tokyo show a very different scene to Tsukiji.

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This tiny island you can walk to is a perfect snapshot of why Japan is an amazing place to travel

This beautiful detour, hidden in plain sight, serves as a beautiful example of how Japan always rewards explorers.

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Tsukiji fish market vendors move to Toyosu in huge fleet of turret trucks【Pics & Video】

Pre-dawn scenes played out like a parade for the Tsukiji fish market workers.

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Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo closes for relocation, marks end of an era in Japan【Pics & Video】

Fishmongers, customers and tourists bid a sad farewell to the famous fish market, which was a Tsukiji mainstay for 83 years.

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Yoshinoya has an ultra-luxurious wagyu beef bowl you can only get one place in Japan【Taste test】

The special meal with 100-percent Japanese beef might be the last thing you eat while on a trip to Japan.

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