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This gorgeous hot spring is actually part of one of Japan’s most convenient airports【Photos】

New Chitose Airport Onsen isn’t just convenient and gorgeous, it’s an amazingly cheap place to spend the night too!

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Gyoza Hot Dog: Japan’s new must-try local street food

The Japanese city famous for eating takes its local food game to another level.

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These are the 11 most crowded trains in Japan…and surprise! They’re all in the Tokyo area

Tokyo’s trains are too crowded for just a top 10 list, and the worst is one that runs at almost double 100-percent capacity.

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We go to Kyushu’s Miyazaki Prefecture to feel like giants in (on?) a tiny party train【Photos】

Going slightly loco-motive in the stunning scenery of Japan’s southern Kyushu island, with bubbles!

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Saying a prayer can open a passage between men’s and women’s baths at this Japanese hot spring

Love can start in the tub at this romantic onsen that puts the power in ladies’ hands.

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Walking under the ocean between two of Japan’s main islands via the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel

If you want an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu, look no further.

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Flooded disaster-struck region in Japan urges people to use hashtag to tell everyone they’re okay

After dealing with a natural disaster, this part of Japan is now struggling to prevent financial disaster as well.

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Wearing a skirt on a bus in Japan? You might want to avoid this seat

Japanese driver has a warning/request for women wearing skirts in his vehicle.

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A private onsen bath with a karaoke machine is two of Japan’s best things with zero embarrassment

Go beyond singing in the shower by singing in the hot spring.

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A reminder of why you shouldn’t be quick to judge who’s sitting in Japans’ priority train seats

Pregnant woman’s “battle” for a seat has a twist ending.

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We try out the fifth most popular restaurant among foreigners in Japan: Italian restaurant Nino

Our Japanese-language reporter hadn’t heard of this restaurant, and since it was voted as a top restaurant, she had to check it out.

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Mr. Sato travels five hours to the Oki Islands to make amends for a 17-year grievance【Photos】

SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato did something unthinkable in the past, but now he’s going to travel by air and sea to make it right again.

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All Japan Railway Tokyo trains to finally get security cameras starting this summer

Decision comes following Shinkansen slashing, but hopefully will also curb train groping.

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TeamLab Borderless: A visitor’s guide to Tokyo’s new jaw-dropping interactive light museum

Before you head to Mori Building Digital Art Museum: EPSON teamLab Borderless, there are a few things you’ll need to know.

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Sado Island: A relatively unknown historical, natural, and tourist gem of Japan

History buffs, nature fans, and Japanese culture enthusiasts will want to check out this island in the Sea of Japan.

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Japan’s 10 best cultural experience activities/tours, as chosen by travelers

From traditional tea ceremonies and cooking lessons to relaxing with owls and revving through the streets, these are traveler’s picks for the best things to do while you’re seeing Japan.

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The top 30 restaurants in Japan, as chosen by foreign visitors

In case you’re wondering: Sukiyabashi Jiro is not on the list.

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Pop quiz: Test yourself in 5 situations of Japanese manners and customs

Do you have what it takes to rub shoulders properly in Japan? Not literally though, that would be rude.

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Haneda Airport’s awesome sea bream ramen restaurant is the perfect way to end your trip in Japan

Make Japan even harder to leave by finishing your vacation with one of the most unique, satisfying ramen meals in Tokyo.

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Japanese town suffers population decline, turns its local elementary school into an aquarium

Yes, those really are sharks swimming around in the school pool.

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