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You can soon visit this sacred Japanese island – but not if you’re a woman
There’s an island in Japan that’s so sacred, so revered that local officials are hoping that tourists will want to see...
Japan’s newest sightseeing train is so luxurious it’s already sold out
TOKYO — Good luck booking your clients on Tokyo’s new Suite Train Shiki-Shima. The luxury train, which is more or less a five-star hotel on rails, is already booked solid until 2018.
Goway Travel expands product lineup in Japan to meet rising demand
Goway’s Asia division had a record year in 2016, and topping the list of destinations that contributed to that growth was Japan.
‘Watch others when washing’: Japan unveils 26 new tourist signs
There’s nothing more frustrating to a traveller than arriving in a new country and not being able to understand local signage.
Japan proposes a ‘spamusement’ park because…why not?
The Japanese are known for their quirky and innovative inventions, but this may very well take the cake.
Unbelievable: This airport has NEVER lost a piece of luggage
Believe it or not, there exists a major airport in the world that has never lost one item of luggage – ever.
Diners at Michelin starred Japan eatery get food poisoning
A Michelin-starred restaurant in Japan closed temporarily after 14 people got food-poisoning on a fancy Japanese-style meal there, and an investigation into the cause is continuing.
Japan to debut an “invisible” train in 2018
Imagine a train that travels at the speed of sound. Well, maybe not that fast but Japan’s new ‘invisible’ train will still make heads spin when it hits tracks in 2018.
Japan to introduce payment option using only fingerprints
Well, here’s a novel idea, one that travellers will consider either really cool or really creepy.
Airline system glitches cause domestic flight delays in Japan
Major Japanese airports were crammed with thousands of passengers unable to take domestic flights Tuesday due to problems with airline computer systems.
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