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Japanese artist stumbles upon stunning scenic site at hidden shrine outside of Tokyo

The secluded site is enthralling people across Japan with its mysterious and untamed beauty.

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We visit Starbucks location in Japan that’s been called the most beautiful in the world

We paid a visit to the unusual location to find out what makes this the world’s most beautiful Starbucks.

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We catch up with world’s first Pokémon Go master, Nick Johnson, in Tokyo

He’s caught ’em all in the U.S., Europe, Hong Kong and Australia, and now we get to find out what the gamer’s been up to in Japan, the birthplace of Pokémon.

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Top 10 Japanese factory tours to keep you out of the heat this summer

With many offering free admission, these company and factory observation tours have earned a spot in the top ten according to travel website TripAdvisor.

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Live out Disney fantasies with the new “mermaid tour” experience in Japan

These gorgeous bikini-clad sirens reveal what’s in store for tourists, who can now dress and swim as mermaids in the pool this summer.
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Learn all about enjoying a traditional Japanese-style ryokan inn from this nine-minute video!

Wanting to visit Japan? Now there’s  an easy-to-follow English video guide on enjoying Japanese-style inns known as ryokan!

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Airbnb listing in Japan reveals travel destination with exclusive use of huge private island

Sleep in a traditional Japanese house while surrounded by rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse on your very own private island.

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Step into a magical spirit world at the Motomiya Festival at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

The Kyoto shrine famous for thousands of vermilion torii gates will spirit you away to a mystical world of beauty this weekend at its famous annual night-time festival.
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Foreigners reveal photos they take of Japan on their phones while on holiday

From whacky, head-scratching sights to mysterious places of exotic beauty, this video clip reveals Japan through the eyes of travelling foreigners.

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Tokyo Skytree to install VR viewer for rainy days

Tokyo Skytree’s operators recently announced a VR viewing experience exclusively available for rainy days, letting guests enjoy Skytree’s amazing views in perpetual VR sunshine.

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Japanese readers rave about new book illustrating differences between Kanto and Kansai regions

Kuraberu Tōzai presents an easy-to-understand compilation of regional differences between Tokyo and Osaka in terms of cuisines, art, and cultural traditions.

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“Sleeping Cat” and “Three Wise Monkeys” at Nikko’s Tōshō-gū Shrine removed for restoration work

If you’re planning a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Nikko in the near future, you’ll be missing out on two of the most famous original wood carvings in the area.
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Roleplay as a Japanese student at classroom-themed izakaya, Rokunen Yonkumi

With themed rooms and waiters who act as teachers and nurses, you’ll never want to leave elementary school again!

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BonAppetour startup lets you cook and dine with Tokyo locals in their homes

We visited Mariko’s home near Shinjuku for a variety of unique cultural experiences, including a lesson in making gyoza and a homemade feast complete with sake and shochu.

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Japan’s Harajuku Station to be rebuilt ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Company today released images of new building designs planned for three stations on two of the city’s popular train lines.

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Japanese association loses faith in users following non-return of 1,100 free loan umbrellas

Loan services could be set to disappear with organisations now running dangerously low on stock.

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Chinese businessman sets his sights on driving Disney Resort out of Shanghai

Billionaire Jianlin Wang says Mickey Mouse and friends aren’t welcome in China.

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Interactive android helps visitors in three languages at information desk in Japanese mall

Alongside the lifelike robot, shoppers can try their hand at futuristic screen technology that responds to touch in mid-air.

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Japan’s largest ferris wheel to open in Osaka featuring glass walls and floors and VIP carriages

With spectacular views both day and night, you’ll definitely want to add this destination to your itinerary for your next trip to Japan.

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Amazing side-by-side images capture a century of change in China【Pics】

We’ve seen how Chinese beauty has changed over the past 100 years, but what about the landscape itself?

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