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17 01, 2018

The Best Places for Winter Sports in Japan

With nearly three quarters of the country’s landmass covered in mountainous terrain, it’s no wonder Japan is home to some of the finest winter getaways in the world. From Gunma to Hokkaido, the Japan Alps to Nagano, Culture Trip takes a look at some of the best places for winter activities in the country. Niseko Niseko is located in central [...]

10 01, 2018

New for 2018 – Tohoku Summer Festivals Tour

Japan loves its festivals - with some in the country running all year long, but come summer time, one region in Japan shines the brightest. In the months of July and August, the Tohoku region or northeast Honshu-  comprised of the six prefectures of Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, and Yamagata-  dazzles its locals and tourists alike with paper lanterns, [...]

3 01, 2018

JNTO launches new information site for the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan

The aim of the website is to highlight important details of the twelve host cities including access, local food and drink, places of interest and model itineraries. It is a great opportunity for rugby fans who are visiting each city for the games to explore the local area pre and post match. The site will also provide information on where [...]

2 01, 2018

Japan Holidays – whats new in 2018

2018 is gearing up to be an exciting year for Japanese tourism, as the country prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games. In this coming year, Japan Holidays is offering an expanded range of options to travel through this fascinating country, from fully-escorted tours, to self-guided walking adventures, bike tours to luxury Japan cruises. The following is a few of the [...]

1 01, 2018

Kii Peninsula, Japan named as a Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2018 destination

Lonely Planet announced on 25th October 2017 the destinations selected for their Best in Travel 2018 series. Japan’s Kii Peninsula was chosen as a Best in Travel 2018 Top 10 Regions winner, coming in 5th Place. Kii Peninsula is made up of the prefectures of Wakayama, Mie and Nara, as well as the southern part of Osaka Prefecture. It is [...]