Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 6)

Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. From robots to samurai: Inside the real JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    I'm in the holiest place in Japan - in the middle of 200,000 moss covered tombstones - and we've come across a spaceship. The Okunoin Cemetery is an unforgettably eerie sight.

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  2. Kusatsu Yado HonjinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Two main inns called honjin , two sub-inns called waki honjin , and 70 taverns were actively doing business in Kusatsu until the end of Japan's feudal period, when railway transportation suddenly made these highways obsolete overnight. The Kusatsu Yado Honjin, now a fantastically preserved museum, functioned as an officially appointed inn for daimyo in the Edo Period .

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  3. The Modern at Fort Worth publishes book on its architect, Tadao Ando, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Fans of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now learn all about the creation of its building. The facility, which opened to wide acclaim in 2002, was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando.

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  4. The 2018 Nissan Leaf will be the first car to join the company's rental programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Digital Trends

    Car sharing services are nothing new. These services differ from those offered by Lyft or Uber in that users aren't passengers in someone's car, but rather renting one from a third party.

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  5. Nissan to launch car-sharing service in Japan with new LEAF, Note e-POWERRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Green Car Congress

    As part of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan will introduce a car-sharing service in Japan enabling users to experience the company's advanced technologies in vehicle electrification and intelligence. The service, named e-share mobi , will begin 15 Jan 2018, and will initially feature the new, all-electric Nissan LEAF and the Nissan Note e-POWER.

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  6. Press Release: Japan Student Exchange Group Information MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Nirasaki Sister City Program invites all interested high school students and their parents to attend an information meeting on Wednesday, December 13th, at 6 PM in the Fairfield Adult Recreation Center. Students can learn about participating in the 2018 summer exchange visit to Fairfield's Sister City, Nirasaki, Japan.

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  7. Warming to Sugamo's venerable shopping streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Gifting, and therefore shopping for gifts, seems part of the gestalt of winter. In Tokyo, though, retail wonderlands tend to be packed and pricey, full of ersatz Christmas music, harried customers and long lines.

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  8. 36 hours in Osaka, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Many visitors bypass Osaka. What are they missing? An approachable, friendly city with a worth-a-detour cuisine, cool new coffee shops, bars and boutiques.

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  9. The 20 Fastest-growing Travel Destinations in the WorldRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | MSN Living

    Japan is busy preparing for tourists. This past year, 17 percent more people visited the country.

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  10. Move slow on tax for departing travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Japan Times

    A plan is being discussed to impose a new tax on each traveler as they leave Japan - citizens and non-Japanese alike - to help finance measures promoting inbound tourism. There may be little resistance to such taxation since it will target people who can afford overseas travel and the amount, likely to be paid together with air fare, will be small.

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  11. Michelin dishes out new stars in 2018 Tokyo guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The latest edition of the Michelin guide for Tokyo is due out on Friday with 82 new restaurants, including five new two-star establishments and 23 entities garnering single stars, Michelin said on Tuesday. All of the 12 three-star restaurants in Tokyo have retained their prestigious status, including the world-famous sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten, Azabu Yukimura and Joel Robuchon .

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  12. Ask Away: Touring JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

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  13. A Marathon Isn't Always 26.2 Miles, and 9 Other Quirky Things I Learned About Running in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Runner's World

    For the past decade I've gone to Japan as often as I can and for as long as I can afford, lately spending about a quarter of my year there, supporting myself as a writer. My travel motto is "just say yes," and it has led me to bicycle with a national champion, enter a cyclocross relay with middle-schoolers as teammates, learn woodturning from a master craftsman, and, of course, eat and cook my way through Japan's big cities and tiny villages like it's my job .

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  14. Japan's geisha battle to protect their futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Japan Times

    On a chilly evening earlier in November, geisha Kikuno and her two apprentice maiko host an event that gives guests an opportunity to experience a dinner party with traditional female entertainers. The atmosphere at Sushi Isshin, a restaurant in Tokyo's Yushima district, is boisterous as the guests chat among themselves or with their neighbors.

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  15. Nobuhiro Seki: Espousing the spirit of craftsmanship abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Having spent much of his working life flying between the United States and Japan, Nobuhiro Seki decided he would use his knowledge of the two countries to act as a bridge between them. In 2015, he co-founded FabFoundry, a small company based in New York that provides a platform for American hardware startups to meet with Japanese manufacturing firms.

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  16. Information meeting for student trip to JapanRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The Fairfield-Nirasaki Sister City Program invites all interested high school students and their parents to attend an information meeting on Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Fairfield Adult Recreation Center. Students can learn about participating in the 2018 summer exchange visit to Fairfield's Sister City, Nirasaki, Japan.

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  17. 6,000 mile science adventure takes Camborne students to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Falmouth Packet

    From Camborne to Osaka. Nine students from Camborne Science and International Academy have returned from a world-renowned Science Fair in Japan which was attended by 44 schools from 29 countries.

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  18. Going electric: Celebrating Japan's powerful e-bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | The Japan Times

    What's the first piece of advice I give anyone visiting Kyoto who wants to check out the sights? Rent an electric bike. And just like that their visit is a completely different experience compared to others who are forced to slog their way over the numerous hills that surround the country's former capital as they work their way from temple to temple in a bid to cross off all the historic sights on their itinerary.

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  19. How Communal Bathing Could Benefit Your Body & Your MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Refinery 29

    Your best friend sees a side of you that few people do: From the first time they see you cry to the point where you'll happily share a bathroom stall, there isn't much you wouldn't do in front of them. But have you ever taken a bath together? Probably not.

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  20. JR Central Announces Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    TOKYO: Central Japan Railway Company and West Japan Railway Company have released a new free smartphone app, the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App, through which users may purchase tickets for the Tokaido Sanyo bullet train line, Japan's main artery connecting Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hakata and other destinations.

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