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San Jose Mercury News
Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers
CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."
Sun Jul 20, 2014
A history hike in Japan
From Kyoto to Tokyo, 11 days on foot on the ancient Nakasendo Way, where shoguns and samurai wore out their shoes.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Japan Times
Foreign visitor stays in Japan spiked 27% in 2013
The total number of nights spent by foreign visitors at hotels or other lodgings across the nation rose 27.4 percent to 33.51 million in 2013, the Japan Tourism Agency announced Saturday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Big walk in Japan
Tokyo - The moon in Japan is not like our moon. There is no man in there, for one thing.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
A memorable visit to Japan's Kyoto and Nara in 1982
A couple of days before we were to leave for Osaka we happened to go on a day-trip to Yokohama.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
This Week Community News
Principal's trip to help launch Japanese courses
Principal Aaron Cook recently returned from a trip to help launch the Japanese foreign language program at Marysville High School Cook was one of 14 U.S. educators chosen to travel with the Japan Foundation.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Typhoon nears central Japan after slamming Okinawa
A strong typhoon swerved toward Japan's heavily populated central islands on Wednesday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Time Trip App Premieres July 18th
In 1868, time traveling school teacher Mikako Kawabe amazes the Shogun's Navy Commissioner, Katsu Kaishu , with 2014 technology.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
An 11-day trek takes hikers from Kyoto to Tokyo
Walk Japan's guided 11-day Nakasendo Way walking tour is about $4,085 per person and includes accommodation for 10 nights, breakfasts and dinners, baggage transfers and entrance fees.