Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. A wonderful 4 minute video tour of JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Boing Boing

    Each scene in Vincent Urban's video of the wide variety of wonderful things in Japan lasts just a couple of seconds. I can't wait to return.

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  2. Let's discuss relocating government agencies out of TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Japan Times

    In a first, the Cultural Affairs Agency will be moving to Kyoto in a few years as part of a dual policy to revitalize regional economies and address the over-concentration of government offices in Tokyo. In its decision Tuesday, the government also said it will determine by the end of August whether to send the Consumer Affairs Agency and the internal affairs ministry's statistics bureau westward as well, and that relocation for the Tourism and three other agencies had been ruled out.

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  3. Retailer bets on generational links to save Japanese craft industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Driven by a firm belief the industry can survive if traditional crafts remain part of people's daily lives, she founded a store in 2014 to sell goods ranging from earthenware cups and dishes to underwear under the aeru brand, which she created two years earlier. "The longest way round is the nearest way home," Yajima said, arguing that the quickest way to succeed with traditional Japanese handicrafts is to pass them on to younger generations.

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  4. Traveling through Japan via high-speed rail (VIDEO).Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    In the video above , filmmaker Vincent Urban presents a dazzling view of Japan. Filmed over the course of a three-week visit in 2015, Urban presents the island nation as it looked while traveling throughout the country on its Shinkansen high-speed railway lines.

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  5. Come see cherry blossom viewings in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Mt. Yoshino has been Japan's most famous cherry blossom viewing spot for many centuries. Approximately 200 types and 30,000 total cherry trees cover the slopes and valleys of this area which boasts magnificent scenery.

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  6. The scourge of binge drinking on youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | The Japan Times

    At 3 a.m. on July 28, 2012, Toshihiko and Takako Takahara were jolted awake by the sound of their home phone ringing. It was the call every parent fears - a person on the other end of the line was calling to inform them that their 21-year-old son, Akira, was dead.

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  7. Cherry blossom out early in warm JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    A woman looks at an early-blossoming cherry tree as Japan approaches Hanami, or cherry blossom season, in Ueno Park, Tokyo. This year might be a good time for a trip to Japan if you want to see its famous cherry blossom.

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  8. Society of IRT Launches First American Charter of Japanese Luxury TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | PRWeb

    The Society of International Railway Travelers has chartered a departure of the Cruise Train Seven Stars in Kyushu, the first travel agency based in the Western Hemisphere to do so. The agency is a member of the invitation-only luxury travel group, Virtuoso.

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  9. The BnA Hotel, Tokyo: The unique project merges art with hospitality...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Finding a unique and affordable hotel in Tokyo can be challenging, largely due to the premium placed on space in the city. This premium has also influenced the suppression of art galleries, as locals have little space to display art in their homes and galleries require a lot of space to show work-a combination that makes selling art a difficult job.

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  10. Cherry blossoms out early in warm JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tokyo: Cherry blossoms in Japan are opening and reaching full bloom at a hastened pace this year as a result of a warm spell. The blossoms, locally known as sakura, are already in full bloom in Tokyo, where temperatures exceeded 20 degrees this week, drawing hundreds of people to the capital's Imperial Palace park to observe the mature clusters of delicate pink flowers.

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  11. Marui to Open at JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka A new large commercial...Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Business Wire

    Marui to Open at JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka A new large commercial Facility shall start on April 21st, 2016 )-- Marui Group Co., Ltd. , which operates the commercial facility Marui, famous for its "OIOI" sign in Tokyo , Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, and many more areas, has announced that "Hakata Marui" will open on floors 1-7 at the commercial facility, "KITTE Hakata" , operated by Japan Post, on April 21, 2016 . Floors 1 through 6 will have various cafes.

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  12. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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  13. SIUE's Weishaar earns prestigious Fulbright International Education AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Executive Director of International Affairs Mary Konya Weishaar , PhD, is one of 10 higher education professionals in the U.S. selected for a Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar award to Japan. The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board present the award.

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  14. Hot Deals: Climb JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Keen climbers consider Mt Yarigatake the Matterhorn of Japan - and it's there to ascend when you head on a 12-night adventure that includes hiking Mt Fuji - the country's tallest mountain peak. You'll also explore Zen gardens, the Shinto temples of Kyoto and the frenetic pace of Tokyo.

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  15. Rotary seeks students for three-week stay in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Item

    Rotary District 7470 is looking for students, ages 16 to 19, to participate in a three-week trip to southern Japan. The Rotary Short-Term Youth Exchange Program, now in its 38th year, provides an in-depth, cultural experience that cannot be duplicated as a tourist.

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  16. How we took a 10-day trip to Japan for only $4,000, including flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Asia has pretty much always been on my travel bucket list, but there had never really been a good enough excuse to spend the money to get there. My husband had made it his goal to complete what were then the five world marathons within five years.

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  17. Plan to boost overseas tourist numbers involves highlighting cultural, historical assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | The Japan Times

    With Japan determined to increase the number of foreign tourists to the country by 2020 when it hosts the Olympic Games, the government plans to maximize the use of cultural assets at 200 spots nationwide to spark visitors' interest in Japanese history and culture, a draft of the government's new plan showed Sunday. Under the draft, the government aims to introduce cultural properties and historical assets to tourists in as many languages as possible, repair shrines and other historical buildings, and promote local performing arts.

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  18. Economic boost to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Japan's tourism sector represents a rare bright spot for the country's economy thanks to an increasing number of foreign visitors, many of whom are venturing beyond the well-trodden "golden route" encompassing Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Oboke-Iya, a mountain district upstream of the Yoshino River, has seen a recent influx of foreign tourists.

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  19. From Tokyo to Hiroshima, experiencing the food and culture of JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    We gazed at the giant bronze Buddha statue of Kamakura, tasted breaded pork called tonkatsu over rice for lunch, and rode a train to Japan's Enoshima island. Its Shinto shrines honoring the water goddess Benzaiten were one uphill climb in the twilight away.

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  20. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.

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