Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Japan Looking for Full-Time 'Ninjas' to Boost TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    In an effort to draw visitors ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, one Japanese region is looking for a special kind of entertainer: the ninja. Wanted: athletic individual good with a shuriken , able to perform a solid backward handspring, and happy to pose with tourists.

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  2. Letter from Tokyo: why Thais come to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Nation

    LAST year, a total of 5,959 Thais over-stayed their visas in Japan. But the country's Ministry of Justice has not yet halted its popular visa-waiver programme for Thai tourists.

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  3. Dinner with the Maoris, lunch with the Navajo: The escorted tours...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Dinner with the Maoris, lunch with the Navajo: The escorted tours that include the best of a destination Quickies in ski gondolas and partying till 6am : Confessions of a 21st century chalet girl Ignoring your annoying seatmate is about to get easier! London firm designs private aeroplane suites that zig-zag through the cabin 'I blink back tears and will myself not to vomit': Overweight woman writes moving blog about the anguish of flying when obese Russian passenger plane returns to airport after pilots are told a WHEEL had fallen off as they left the ground How powerful is YOUR driving licence overseas? British and French tourists can get motoring in more countries than anyone else Dinner with the Maoris, lunch with the Navajo: The escorted tours that include the best of a destination 227,000 tons of fun: Inside the biggest cruise ship ever, Harmony Of The Seas Inside Lockheed's giant ... (more)

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  4. 8 high-tech pod hotels that will change the way you travelRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    These unusual hotels are pretty much what they sound like: Lodging made up of small pod rooms that fit only the necessary amenities - a bed, lighting, and some storage space. Most of them have communal bathrooms, and some hotels have other perks like spas and cafes.

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  5. googledestinations1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | PC World

    Trying to plan a trip using just a smartphone tends to be a hassle. You might have a half-dozen browser tabs and a few different apps that you're using for research, and can easily get lost bouncing between them all.

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  6. Google Destinations tries to make smartphone travel search less maddeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Macworld

    Trying to plan a trip using just a smartphone tends to be a hassle. You might have a half-dozen browser tabs and a few different apps that you're using for research, and can easily get lost bouncing between them all.

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  7. Japan doubles tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Japan tourism officials are on their way to boost the country's tourism to 20 million foreign visitors a year by 2020. That's the target year Japan hosts the Summer Olympics, from July 24 to August 9. A mix of strategies are being employed -- from relaxed visa requirements, and simplified entry procedures, to touting previously unknown regional spots.

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  8. 20 things that will shock first time visitors to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    It's no insult to say that Japan is strange. Because to first-time visitors, everything in this amazing land is so different and foreign that there really is no other word for it.

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  9. New Minpaku Rules Make Most Airbnb Listings Illegal Would Airbnb's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Japan Inc.

    Bloomberg ran an article last week about the challenges that Airbnb faces in Japan, with the underlying question of whether Airbnb's business model would be allowed under the new minpaku rules or not. Rather than answer that question directly, the article gave a number of factors including the restrictive provisions of the new rules that make it clear that most Airbnb renters will still be breaking the law.

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  10. Ninja Travels in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | BellaOnline

    From 1989 to 1990 I lived in Japan exploring its magickal culture and training in Ninpo, the modern incarnation of what many people call Ninjitsu. I had started training in this particular art in 1984 when it was first introduced into the UK, because it suited my worldview due to its spiritual connection with several Oriental systems I had been studying.

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  11. Demand sees Air New Zealand resume seasonal flights to OsakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Great news for those wanting to visit Osaka with Air New Zealand set to resume nonstop seasonal flights from Auckland in November. This is the first time Air New Zealand will fly to Osaka since 2013, when it suspended the service in favour of growing its Tokyo Narita services.

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  12. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Feb 25, 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. Strong U.S. Dollar Makes Japan Travel AffordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    I love a sale, and I'm never one to pass up a bargain, especially if the item is one that I've had my eye on for years. So I was thrilled to see, starting a few months ago, that Japan is on sale.

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  14. N-nakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Gotham Gal

    N-naka is not an easy reservation to get. My sister-in-law made it about 3 months ago to celebrate my brother's bday .

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  15. Kyoto Experiment goes from strength to strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Japan Times

    'It may be wrong to mix different wines, but old and new wisdom make an excellent mixture." So claims The Singer in Bertolt Brecht's 1944 play, "The Caucasian Chalk Circle."

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  16. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Feb 22, 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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  17. Tokyo sightseeing boats offer unique views, but missing foreign tourist tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A trip to Tokyo does not necessarily mean elbowing your way through crowds. You can get fine views of the capital from a boat on the bay.

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  18. The ink-stained road: 'age of experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | The Japan Times

    In the new age of experience that defines the travel accounts on Japan from the immediate pre- and postwar periods, writers began resisting the easy enamor of the Orient. Instead of viewing Japan as an exotic wonderland, they took a more considered, critical view of what they encountered.

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  19. Panasonic to recognize same-sex marriagesRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    According to Mainichi Shinbun newspaper, Panasonic employees will be able to enroll their spouses in the company's benefits programs and take leave for family weddings and funerals. The company is also rewriting its employee manual to include new rules against discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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  20. Deradoorian doing March residency at Union Pool after opening for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Deradoorian has shows coming up this year in NYC, Australia and Japan, and she's in the process of booking European dates too. Her first NYC show is opening the sold-out Baths show at Baby's All RIght on 2/27, and then she does a weekly residency every Tuesday of March at Union Pool with different openers every night.

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