Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. The Jidai Matsuri, Kyoto's Festival of AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Sun-Star

    TRY Jidai Matsuri. It's one of the three great festivals of Kyoto, along with the Aoi Matsuri and Gion Matsuri.

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  2. To find the joys of 'real Japan,' get on your bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The eyes of the cycling world may be turning this week to the climax of the Tour de France, yet I think that the love affair between Japan and bicycles is one that deserves much greater international appreciation. In the West, I hardly ever get on a bicycle - I certainly would not fancy cycling along Britain's busy streets on one.

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  3. 20 beautiful photos show why Kyoto is a treasureRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | CNN

    Pretty much every leading glossy travel mag has given it a shout-out for being one of the world's best cities for travelers. This month, it was voted the world's second-best city by Conde Nast Traveler readers, topped only by Tokyo.

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  4. Met exhibit looks at Japan's fine craft of bamboo basketryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Bamboo is getting attention these days as a versatile and sustainable material for housewares, so the timing is good for a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit that explores Japan's ancient craft of basketry. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection" is devoted to masterworks, including a half dozen works by two artists designated as Living National Treasures in Japan.

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  5. Met exhibit looks at Japan's fine craft of bamboo basketryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Bamboo is getting attention these days as a versatile and sustainable material for housewares, so the timing is good for a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit that explores Japan's ancient craft of basketry. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection" is devoted to masterworks, including a half dozen works by two artists designated as Living National Treasures in Japan.

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  6. Depopulation, tourism on voters' minds as Nara gears up for mayoral electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Nara voters head to the polls Sunday for a mayoral election that has been dominated by concerns over a shrinking population and an expanding tourist industry. Three candidates are challenging incumbent Mayor Gen Nakagawa, 41, who is seeking a third term.

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  7. Japan's property market lures Hong Kong investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    With local prices up in the stratosphere, more Hong Kong investors are finding cheaper opportunities in key cities in Japan, where they can own freehold land Hong Kong property buyers stuck with steep real estate prices in the city are constantly looking overseas for investment opportunities. Compared with buying property anywhere else in Asia, Japan offers possibly the easiest entry point for Hong Kong and mainland buyers, say property agents.

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  8. As seen in Tweed: Discovering JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I've wanted to visit Japan since reading Gary Snyder's Earth House Hold in the late 1960s. I named my natural food store after that book and ran it on Oak Bay Avenue for 15 years, and my wife Lynne travelled to Japan for six months in the early 1980s, but that's as close as I got until last November when I joined the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's two-week tour.

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  9. Fun for all the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Nation

    The online boutique tour operator Backyard Travel is now offering friendly-family packages to Japan and Cambodia, both of them packed with action and adventure. The "Japan Family Holiday: A World of Ninjas, Manga and Fun" package will take travellers on a 12-day journey through Tokyo, Hiroshima and Kyoto, where families can enjoy samurai sword fighting, manga drawing, karate and kayaking, plus origami, calligraphy and drumming classes.

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  10. Japan's 2016 land prices up, led by big gains in cities: govt surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Business Times

    Land prices in major Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka rose in 2016 by more than 10 per cent, lifting nationwide prices for a second year in a row, a government survey showed on Monday. [TOKYO] Land prices in major Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka rose in 2016 by more than 10 per cent, lifting nationwide prices for a second year in a row, a government survey showed on Monday.

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  11. Japan's 2016 Land Prices Up, Led by Big Gains in Cities - Government SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Land prices in major Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka rose in 2016 by more than 10 percent, lifting nationwide prices for a second year in a row, a government survey showed on Monday. Japan's average land price increased 0.4 percent in 2016, a bigger rise than 0.2 percent in 2015, the National Tax Agency said.

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  12. Japan's 2016 land prices up, led by big gains in cities-govt surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Reuters

    Land prices in major Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka rose in 2016 by more than 10 percent, lifting nationwide prices for a second year in a row, a government survey showed on Monday. Japan's average land price increased 0.4 percent in 2016, a bigger rise than 0.2 percent in 2015, the National Tax Agency said.

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  13. Pullman unveils its first hotel in Japan.Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | 4 Hoteliers

    Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixed-used complex and will open for the fall of 2018. Featuring 143 rooms, the contemporary designed hotel successfully connects the international style of Pullman with a delicate touch of Japanese art and culture.

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  14. Machiya RestorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Kyoto is probably the only major Japanese city with so many standing wooden structures. And these wooden homes and offices called machiya are one of the main charms of strolling through the Old Capital.

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  15. World's first Starbucks coffee shop with tatami rooms to open in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto has many tourist attractions to offer, from its historic sites to scenic landscapes, and is now adding a new one to its list - the world's first Starbucks coffee shop with tatami rooms. Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd., the Japanese arm of U.S. coffee chain Starbucks Coffee Co., plans to open a new coffee shop Friday that it touts as its first coffee outlet in the world to have tatami floors in a Japanese-style house.

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  16. Nintendo's Latest Blast From the Past: SNES Classic ConsoleRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Mydigitalfc.com

    New machine follows hit introduction of Famicom/NES Classic; Product part of broader push to get more out of IP assets Nintendo Co. is discovering that nothing sells like nostalgia.

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  17. Decoding the Hoshinoya Tokyo Hotel ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Skift

    The Hoshino Resorts brand melds Japanese tradition with modern design and incredible service. Its ambitions outside of Japan, if successful, may some day serve as powerful cultural diplomacy for the country.

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  18. Tokyo Metropolitan Government helping to attract foreign tourists to less well traveled areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Japan Times

    In a bid to help revitalize local economies, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is collaborating with disaster-hit regions to prompt more foreign tourists to visit such areas after visiting Tokyo. The government has introduced tourist routes linking Tokyo and 17 prefectures, including six prefectures in the Tohoku region that were hit by the devastating March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.

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  19. Latest Pullman hotel rising in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Nation

    Set to open in autumn of 2018, the Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixedused complex. The "contemporary design" hotel will have 143 rooms, linking the international style of Pullman with the delicate touch of Japanese art and culture.

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  20. Starbucks with TatamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | JeanSnow.net

    If I was in Kyoto, I'd definitely drop by this new Starbucks that looks more like a traditional tea house than the cafe chain we know. More in this Spoon & Tamago post .

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