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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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Train travel may seem antiquated, but a handful of new launches in Japan and France offer a new look at experiential art exhibits. Europe and Japan are... Read More

Japan is known for it’s natural wonders and modern design, so it’s no surprise that their passport would reflect the same aesthetic. The Foreign... Read More

Wondering how to spend your Memorial Day weekend? If you're based in San Francisco, we suggest taking a spontaneous trip to Asia. According to The... Read More

Whenever the Olympics takes over a city, there’s a need for more transportation and infrastructure to sustain the influx of people. This also means more... Read More

We’ve heard of cherry blossom season in Japan, but there’s another set of flowers blooming in Hitachi Seaside Park that are equally as stunning. The... Read More

Twice a year, Colin Tunstall, Josh Rosen, and Morgan Collett, the founders of the Manhattan surfboard- and-apparel company Saturdays NYC, visit their... Read More

Fans of glass-floor attractions—be they boats, wedding chapels, bridges, restaurants, or slides 1,000 feet in the air—have another item to add to their... Read More

The Japanese countryside is beautiful in winter, spring, summer, and fall, and one of the best ways to appreciate the changing scenery is by riding the... Read More

Japan’s Aichi Prefecture needed a few good ninja. So last month the local government posted a job listing, requesting applicants with skills in... Read More

Tokyo officials have announced several advances the city is making to prepare for the 2020 Olympics including altering the subway map to... Read More

For travelers, subway maps can be a struggle. Between the colors, directions, and station names, figuring out which way you need to go can be one of the... Read More

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