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Travelling to Japan soon? Beware the “Three Small Hells” awaiting tourists upon arrival

Japan may have opened its borders, but there are still some requirements that might trip you up when visiting.

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We took a chance on a die-roll ticket to Amarube and had a nice little adventure

If you’re also thinking of going to this small railway town in Hyogo Prefecture, here are some tips!

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We find a hidden gyoza eatery in Utsunomiya and discover the local way of eating them

A gyoza eatery behind a closed game arcade in the basement of a Mega Don Quijote–that doesn’t sound spooky at all…

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Enjoy a weekend trip to Thailand for less than $50? We show you how【Photos】

Our penny-pinching reporter shows you how to travel on a tight budget and still have an amazing trip.

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Japanese luxury campsite’s newest amenity: Zombies and other monsters【Photos】

The crisp mountain air isn’t the only reason guests might be feeling chills in Nagano.

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150 Pokémon will be hiding in major Japanese train stations this fall, waiting for fans to find them

Gen-1 Pokémon help mark 150-year milestone for trains in Japan.

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Japan’s Three Most Disappointing Tourist Sites: Sapporo Clock Tower

Why does this top tourist spot fall short of so many people’s expectations?

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A convenience store made of ice is being built in Japan

The ice Seicomart is a convenience store that could only be built in this part of Japan.

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How to eat Japan’s super long noodles【Taste test】

Devil’s Club noodles are over half the length of an average human, so how the heck do you eat them? 

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Pokémon vending machine lures us in with its cute animated Pikachu

The beloved electric Pocket Monster powers up some special goods at this highway stop in Japan. 

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Japanese vending machine mecca: Around 100 rare retro machines await you at this unusual location

Step back in time with old-school vending machines that dispense unique products in retro packaging.

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When is the best time to see Japan’s amazing fall color leaves?

Th best part of autumn in Japan is right around the corner, and here’s the latest forecast of best koyo dates for across the country.

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Gunma’s yaki manju, unknown to most Japanese people, are the best manju we’ve ever had

Our sweet-loving reporter falls in love with a delicacy that’s been enjoyed by the people of Gunma for hundreds of years.

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Can you enjoy a day at Tokyo’s Kokugikan sumo stadium if you know nothing about the sport?【Pics】

Our sumo beginner gets a lesson from a kimono-clad veteran.

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Testing our luck – Can visiting Japan’s power spots improve the omikuji temple fortune you draw?

After a month of visiting auspicious sites, Seiji’s luck levels should be maxed out, right?

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Shiratani Unsuikyo: The breathtaking anime setting where Princess Mononoke was born

Ancient cedar trees that inspired Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli team are just one reason why this forest in Yakushima is so magical.

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Japanese curry chain in Thailand has a surprisingly Japanese dish not found in Japan

Sometimes the most Japanese stuff isn’t even in Japan.

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Slowpoke takes center stage at special collaborative festival at Takamatsu Airport this October

The official Udon Prefecture ambassador takes part in special events at the airport where you can also win fabulous prizes.

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The roller slide of terror: Treetop fun ride for kids is a terrifying experience for adult butts

When the only thing to save your buttocks from catching fire is a piece of cardboard.

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Amazon’s unmanned ‘just walk out’ store Amazon Fresh leaves us feeling like criminals

Amazon’s innovative ‘no checkout required’ supermarket leaves our reporter feeling uneasy.

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