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Brazil’s government is considering waiving visas for tourists from the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, as part of an effort to make the... Read More

According to a recent report by the global consulting firm McKinsey and Company, some of Japan's most stunning destinations remain... Read More

If you got through your college years living on instant noodle soup, or if you have a soft spot for single-subject pop-culture exhibitions,... Read More

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, where visitors get a creative twist on both the Irish pub experience and what you’d expect at an upscale cocktail bar,... Read More

A new proposal for the Trans-Siberian railroad could make it possible to travel from London to Tokyo entirely by train. A Japanese newspaper reported... Read More

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A passenger on a Japanese bullet train sat for 50 minutes on Monday without noticing that a python was wrapped around his armrest. ... Read More

This story originally appeared on Everyone knows that salty and sweet together make the perfect treat, so the wizards at... Read More

Japan has long been at the forefront of transportation technology—for half a century, its bullet trains have whisked people between cities at up to 200... Read More

There's a reason Kyoto topped the list of 2015's World's Best Cities. It has the perfect mix of quiet, contemplative spots and bustling... Read More

Five years ago, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, triggering a tsunami and leading to a nuclear disaster. ... Read More

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture has hit a tourism milestone, drawing in more than 50 million visitors in the past year, according to data released by the... Read More

Thursday is the first time the Japanese celebrate Yama No Hi—or Mountain Day—a new national holiday meant to encourage people to celebrate Mount Fuji... Read More

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There's a pop-up attraction in Tokyo that's guaranteed to get you dirty. ... Read More

Flights from New York City, San Francisco, and San Jose to Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Taipei are about to go on sale for as little as $399, according... Read More

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Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to see... Read More

There probably isn’t a lot in the world that can still surprise No Reservations and Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain. He’s been to 75... Read More

The sad truth is you can't visit 24 locations around Kyoto and Tokyo in six minutes. Physically and mentally, that wouldn't be ideal anyway—no time for... Read More

With the incredible popularity of London's upcoming naked restaurant, Japanese entrepreneurs are hopping in on the trend. This au... Read More

Just because you don’t have the time or money to travel doesn’t mean your stuffed animals should have to miss out on vacation. Or at least that’s the... Read More

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