Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire

Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire

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  1. Navigating the Recent Wave of Renegade Seafaring in ArtRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    On the same day the Apollo 11 Lunar Module touched down on the Moon, an art collective in Japan was rowing on a giant white arrow down the rivers between Kyoto and Osaka. The PLAY's July 20, 1969, action was both an act of absurdist performance that followed the group's failed 1968 attempt to float a fiberglass egg to the United States, and a comment on territorial expansion, something which continues to be a point of contention on our waterways.


  2. Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo North Opens with One-of-a-kind Kabuki RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    On July 1st, leading Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc. opens Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo North, a moderately-priced new hotel in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan and a highly popular tourist destination. Centrally located in the Teramachi Kyogoku shopping arcade, a covered historical street lined with long-established family stores, the newly-built 97-room hotel provides an ideal base for visitors exploring Kyoto with easy access to numerous historical monuments and tourist attractions.


  3. The Story of Kyoto Colorful DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Game Industry

    Here is a great visual story game set in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto Colorful Days is an anime style game that follows the adventures of a young man recently graduated from college.


  4. Kyoto selected to host draw for 2019 Rugby World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Japan's Shokei Kin moves for the ball against Scotland in their test match at Ajinomoto Stadium last Saturday. World Rugby announced Wednesday that Kyoto will host the draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup next May. Kyoto will host the draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in May next year, tournament organizers announced on Thursday.


  5. In Kyoto, one can rent costumes and wear them while sightseeing.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    Had this been anywhere else, she would have had an absolutely valid protest on her hands. But this was Japan, where the most mundane can very well become innovative and mind-boggling, planting many a covetous seed in one's heart.


  6. A Respectful Foreign Interpretation of the Tea Ceremony If you want...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Japan Inc.

    Back in March 2014 in Terrie's Take 748 I wrote about Japanese green tea, matcha, and how remarkable it is. Not only does the herb have one of the highest antioxidant ratings of any natural food, its unique taste is spreading alongside sushi, miso, and wasabi - converting millions to a healthier, more flavorful Japanese-style diet.


  7. Experience the End of the Universe in cool summer exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CultureMap

    With the hot summer upon us, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is once again enticing us inside with some very cool immersive art. In the tradition of previous summer installations like Soto: The Houston Penetrable and Shadow Monsters , the new exhibition Kusama: At the End of the Universe allows visitors to physically enter the art of Japanese sculptor and painter, Yayoi Kusama, and thereby travel into beautiful and strange new dimensions.


  8. Tales of two wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Nation

    Spectators cheered when a rickshaw carrying pop culture icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu appeared on the red carpet at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. The old-fashioned passenger cart with Kyary clad in a pink kimono and matching pink hakama pants added to the Japanese flavour of the opening ceremony of the thoroughly modern Universal Cool Japan 2016, an event featuring Japanese entertainment.


  9. The Worlda s Best Photojournalism Arrives in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Scoop

    In less than two weeks the World Press Photo Exhibition is opening its doors for New Zealanders to engage with award-winning photojournalism from 2 - 24 July at Auckland's Smith and Caughey's. Bringing together a breath-taking collection of the globe's best press images in 2015, the display offers a striking perspective of the world we live in.


  10. Japan's Newest Trend: Golden Ice Cream ConesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Conde Nast Traveler

    It's the sweet treat taking over Instagram and Japan's Instagram-like LINE app , but there's more than just novelty to gold-topped ice cream cones and you'll have to travel to one of Japan's artisan capitals to find out why. For centuries, travelers have made the journey to Kyoto to visit its temples, walk the old geisha district, and try the multi-course "kaiseki" style of dining.


  11. Top 10 Japanese Flowers & Flowering PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Japan is home to a huge variety of flowering plants and one of the joys of visiting the country is to experience its varied flora. Certain flowers and flowering plants define the seasons and depending on what time of the year you visit Japan you will encounter these plants in abundance whether in parks and gardens or part of a traditional festival.


  12. Joanna Lumley explores Japan's islands in three-part seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Salisbury Journal

    Joanna Lumley explores Japan's culture and travels to some of the most uncharted corners of the country's islands in a new documentary series. The actress embarks on an epic journey across the country, travelling more than 2,000 miles by boat, train, plane and foot, for three-part ITV series Joanna Lumley's Japan.


  13. How Capsule Hotels Became a Global TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Conde Nast Traveler

    What was once a respite for tipsy Japanese businessmen is now a popular accommodation option for travelers all around Asia-and Paris may be next. First introduced in Osaka in the late 1970s, capsule hotels were conceived as a solution to a growing problem in Japan's centers of commerce.


  14. Japan hotels group calls for more restrictions on Airbnb-style operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Japan Times

    An industry group representing ryokan inns and hotels nationwide has called for bigger restrictions on minpaku short-stay accommodation amid growing concerns over its popularity. At a meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday attended by some 1,000 lodging operators, the All Japan Ryokan Hotel Association renewed its resolve to stop the practice, which it says is spreading quickly among Japanese homeowners.


  15. Japan hotel association calls for more restrictions on Airbnb-style lodging operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Japan Times

    Shigeki Kitahara, chairman of the All Japan Ryokan Hotel Association, speaks at a meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday to call for tougher restrictions on minpaku, or the renting of private homes and rooms to tourists, typically via online lodging sites such as Airbnb. An industry group of ryokan inns and hotels across the country on Wednesday urged stricter restrictions on minpaku , or renting homes and rooms to short-stay tourists.


  16. LA Children's Chorus Headed to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 |

    Los Angeles Children's Chorus furthers its national and international reach when two of its leading choirs embark on major tours this summer to Japan and the East Coast, capping LACC's 30th Anniversary season. LACC's Concert Choir, led by LACC Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, travels to Japan for the first time in its 30-year history for an 11-day tour of the island nation, including performances in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima, from June 30 - July 10, 2016.


  17. Branding Japan Beyond HiroshimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Switched

    At last month's G7 Summit at Ise-Shima, I was in a part of Japan not readily featured in travel brochures. It has no hustle and bustle like global megalopolis Greater Tokyo, with its 35 million that make up over one quarter of Japan's entire population.


  18. Only a few spots left for popular Japan group tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    If you have never been to Japan, you can experience it through the ease of a guided group tour, scheduled for September 10-22, 2016. Co-sponsored by The North American Post and the Hokubei Hochi Foundation, the tour includes seven cities - Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Takayama, Hiroshima, and Hyogo Prefecture.


  19. Two to Tango, please - Uber finally makes inroads in ageing JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 |

    Ride-hailing app Uber has finally cracked Japan - approved to offer its service in Tango, part of Kyotango city on the west coast, with a population of just 5,560 and abandoned by the local taxi firm eight years ago. A tourist from Singapore , who is the first user of the car sharing service supported by Uber in Kyotango, waves from the car in Kyotango, Kyoto prefecture, Japan May 26, 2016.


  20. Upscale Noku-branded resort announced for the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Hospitality Net

    Property and hospitality group Roxy-Pacific Holdings has revealed plans for its newly acquired Maldives resort, Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru. The company has finalised the purchase of the Noonu Atoll property from AAA Group, a deal for which JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group was the exclusive advisor.