Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 8)

Kyoto, Japan Travel Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Thais go it aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Nation

    According to research conducted by Booking.com, three in five Thais are planning to travel solo for the first time this year. According to research conducted by Booking.com, three in five Thais are planning to travel solo for the first time this year.

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  2. Japanese whisky is the new ScotchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Suntory's chief blender Shinji Fukuyo demonstrates how he examines the whisky at the Suntory distillery in Yamazaki, near Kyoto, western Japan. Photo / AP A dim storage room surrounded by bamboo groves and pastoral hills is filled wall-to-wall with 3,000 wooden barrels.

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  3. Large Structure Discovered in Japan's Ancient CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Archaeology

    The Asahi Shimbun reports that holes for nine pillars of a large structure dating to the late-seventh century have been unearthed at the "square of zelkova trees," in the ancient capital of Asuka. The imperial palace stood to the south of square, which was known as the place where the Empress Saimei entertained guests from remote provinces, and her son, Emperor Tenji, cemented his reign by removing the competing Soga clan from power.

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  4. Unlocking Tokyo's history one step at a time with guided walking toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Japan Times

    About 80 percent of trips in the city are made on public transport, according to Reuters, and the sprawling metropolis is renowned more for its safe and punctual public transport system than for pedestrian-friendly streets. Other centers, such as New York City and Mexico City, and smaller cities such as Melbourne and Kyoto, have been classified by local travel experts Insides Guides as being "best explored on foot," so why has Tokyo missed the grade, and how can walkers make the best of the city's highlights? Joining a walking tour is a surefire way to start.

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  5. Cherry blossom season is the perfect time to visit JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Japan Times

    If Japan is on your bucket list, there's at least a strong chance that you're thinking of going during cherry blossom season. At least that's what Lesa Clarkson, the Japan specialist at Asia-focused travel outfitter ATJ, says of the people who call her up looking for advice.

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  6. Airbnb gets Cabinet OK as Japan sets rules on home-sharing businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Airbnb Inc. is finally getting the green light to do business in Japan after years of operating in gray areas of the law. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet approved rules on Friday limiting home-sharing by private citizens to 180 days a year, according to the final draft of the legislation.

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  7. Top 10 family destinations by AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Nation

    Looking to shake up your family holiday in 2017? Get inspiration from Airbnb's new list of top trending family vacation destinations 2017, which has identified Osaka, Japan as an emerging hotspot this year. After looking at the destinations that experienced the biggest increases in guest arrivals at family-friendly listings by groups of more than three travelers, analysts at Airbnb compiled a top 10 list of hotspots for family vacations in 2017.

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  8. To Japan on board the flag carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Sun-Star

    SAVE yourself from the hassle of finding a connecting flight, moving from one terminal to another to catch it, long waiting time in between flights, paying for extra luggage, a grumbling stomach on a long flight by choosing your airline well. Fresh, enthusiastic and stress-free, that's how you always want to arrive to your destination.

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  9. Locals seek to preserve Nagoya park's wartime radio broadcast towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Japan Times

    One of few surviving "radio towers" that were built before and during World War II has been gaining local attention in Nagoya, prompting residents to push for the important legacy to be preserved. The radio tower in Shiga Park in Kita Ward is one of 460 that were built in parks and other locations throughout Japan to broadcast radio from built-in speakers and spread information swiftly.

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  10. An hour from packed Kyoto, Nara is an enlightening overnight, including cordial deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Canada.com

    For nearly two decades, I have eagerly collected Japanese tea and sake sets, woodblock prints and geisha figurines. They delight me with their elegant and distinct design, with depictions of intricately shaped maple trees and dazzling silk kimonos and the I-know-something-you-don't-know gaze of the women wearing them.

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  11. Nintendo Shares Gain After Switch Debuts Without a GlitchRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Nintendo Co. shares rose on Friday to their highest in a month after a smooth debut of Switch, a hybrid console that aims to bring together the worlds of mobile and home gaming.

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  12. Nintendo's Switch Goes on Sale Targeting New Video Gaming NicheRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Nintendo Co.' s test of whether it can combine mobile and home gaming with a single machine begins on Friday with the debut of Switch, its next-generation console.

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  13. Now's the Time to Make Your Japanese Cherry Blossom Dreams Come TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    If Japan is on your bucket list, there's at least a strong chance that you're thinking of going during cherry blossom season. At least that's what Lesa Clarkson , the Japan specialist at Asia-focused travel outfitter ATJ, says of the people who call her up looking for advice.

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  14. Rare Japanese woodblock prints on display in PolandRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | Art Daily

    Shugo Asano, a Japanese specialist in the field of ukiyo-e painting and woodblock prints, watches one of the exhibits before the opening of a large-scale exhibition of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints from Jerzy Leskowicz's collection at the National Museum in Warsaw on February 23, 2017. Polish-French art enthusiast Jerzy Leskowicz is obsessed with first-edition Japanese woodblock prints, and Katsushika Hokusai's iconic 19th-century "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" is only one of many in his collection.

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  15. Northern ExposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Japan's mountainous Tohoku region, which literally means northernmost region, is perhaps among the most remote in Honshu, the country's main island. But it could very well be also one of the most scenic and culturally rich regions in Japan, which boasts of such must-go-to attractions as Lake Tazawa, Jodogahama coastline, Satetsu River cruise, Chuson-ji Buddhist temple, and Tono Furusato village.

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  16. Twilight Express Mizukaze', a 10-coach luxury express train by West Japan Railway Co. Photo: KyodoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    West Japan Railway Co. on Thursday unveiled its 10-coach luxury "Twilight Express Mizukaze" train which has proven immensely popular even months before the start of its services through western Japan in June.

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  17. The Forgotten Final Resting Place of William BordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Christianity Today

    Tucked away in the northwest corner of the American cemetery in Cairo lies the neglected grave of William Borden, one of the most celebrated missionaries of the 20th century Student Volunteer Movement. Heir to a family fortune, the Yale graduate instead devoted his life to Christ, pledged in service to the Muslims of China.

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  18. An enlightening overnight, including cordial deer, in Nara, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Denver Post

    For nearly two decades, I have eagerly collected Japanese tea and sake sets, woodblock prints and geisha figurines. They delight me with their elegant and distinct design, with depictions of intricately shaped maple trees and dazzling silk kimonos and the I-know-something-you-don't-know gaze of the women wearing them.

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  19. JR West unveils 10-coach luxury express trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Japan Times

    West Japan Railway Co. on Thursday unveiled its 10-coach luxury "Twilight Express Mizukaze" train which has proven popular even months before the start of its services through western Japan in June.

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  20. Struggling Japanese ski resort faces closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Japan's southernmost ski resort is on the verge of shutting down, struggling to attract visitors amid declining numbers of skiers and snowboarders. Gokase Highland Ski & Snowboard is funded by the Miyazaki Prefecture town of Gokase, which has announced that closure is "inevitable" unless the number of visitors surpass the profitable line of 40,000 this season, which ends on March 5. "This is a rare place that provides an occasion for children to play in snow in the southern Kyushu region," which rarely sees snowfall, said Kesahiro Akiyama, assistant manager of the resort.

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