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Tomamu and Shiga Kogen Early Bird Ski Specials – closing 31 August..

Tomamu and Shiga Kogen offer special early-bird specials for travellers booking for Japan's 2017-2018 Ski season - expiring on 31st August 2017. Tomamu The Tomamu Resort in Hokkaido is a family-friendly resort  wowing international visitors with super deals, numerous activities and excellent snow conditions. The Resort also boasts one of the best indoor, heated wave pools in Japan! Early bookings [...]

Self-Guided Walking Tours – doing it your way..

Discover Japan your own way on a Japan Holidays self-guided walking tour. Choose from a selection of self-guided walking trips along the historic trails of Japan and more.. Japan Holidays supply train tickets for the tours, together with maps and detailed instructions – and pre-book and pre-pay stays at comfortable Japanese inns with excellent local home-cooked food for both breakfast [...]

Eat like a locavore: An insider’s guide to Japan’s food scene

Australian food writer Jessie Thompson loves all things Japan, especially the cuisine. In fact, she loves it so much she moved from Melbourne to Tokyo in order to be surrounded by the food and culture she loves so much. Here, we catch up with Jessie to get the lowdown on where to find Japan’s best food and drink – from [...]

Japan with kids: Best things to do in Tokyo and beyond for families

Elissa Hunt | Escape It’s easy to write off Japan as place to take the kids if you don’t speak the language and are worried they might not like the food. But you’ll be missing out on one of the great family holiday destinations - it’s crazy fun, culturally cool and a safe, easy-to-get-around country with so much for kids [...]

Narita Airport to Introduce Self-Service Baggage Drop Machines

Set to be introduced on Thursday, the baggage machines, along with self-check-in devices, are expected to help shorten the average check-in and baggage drop-off time from some 20 minutes to 2–3 minutes. The first-ever introduction of the automatic baggage drop system for international flight passengers at a Japanese airport comes in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. [...]