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This article originally appeared on A Japanese railway company has issued an official apology after one of its trains departed the... Read More

Checking Japan off your bucket list could soon be cheaper than ever: The country's flag carrier just announced it's launching a new... Read More

In what could very well be the most fantastical way to relive your childhood, you can fully immerse yourself in Nintendo 64 nostalgia with a Mario Kart... Read More

Riding a roller coaster can be exhilarating, but a few thrillseekers in Japan got more excitement than they bargained for.Riders on the Flying Dinosaur... Read More

When 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka, now officially the oldest man alive, isn’t watching television or indulging in desserts, he can often be spotted... Read More

A dog’s gotta do what a dog’s gotta do. And sometimes a dog has to chase any weird-looking cars it sees.And a Google Street View car probably looks... Read More

Over the weekend, Reddit user bibimbopbop proved just how helpful the good people of the internet can be when she posted that she forgot her passport in... Read More

Those looking for an easy way to plan a trip that includes visiting local gems, this program may be the answer.Through the travel... Read More

Hanami, the Japanese spring ritual of picnicking among the vibrant pink cherry blossoms, creates a heightened sense of magic for the lucky travelers who... Read More

Tokyo’s cherry blossoms may be in full bloom, but that isn’t the biggest story coming out of Japan today. No no, that title belongs to the other Bloom —... Read More

Hooters is not exactly known as a place where serious business is done. But that might be about to change.One Hooters location in Tokyo is... Read More

It’s the perfect time to enjoy hanami in Tokyo, the traditional Japanese custom of cherry blossom viewing while contemplating life's... Read More

In Japan, spring is an occasion for social outings, serene walks in nature, and plenty of selfies taken next to cherry trees coated in candy-pink... Read More

Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood is not known for its subdued entertainment.On one street, flashing lights advertise a “robot restaurant” experience. Those... Read More

Google Street View is an excellent way of “putting yourself inside the map,” so-to-speak, in order to become familiar with a new place. But Street View... Read More

This article originally appeared on LONDON — Coca-Cola is set to launch its first ever alcoholic drink.The soft drink company is... Read More

Penguins, they’re just like us.When a cute little penguin spots pure talent, it just can't look away. Case in point: these adorable... Read More

Here at Travel + Leisure, we know that food and travel are two sides of the same coin — so we’re excited to announce the year’s best culinary travel... Read More

Japan’s famous cherry blossom season is right around the corner (the blooms tend to arrive in late March and continue through early May). And if you’re... Read More

The world’s tallest wooden skyscraper is preparing for construction in Tokyo.The 1,148-foot building in central Tokyo will become the world’s tallest... Read More

Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others enjoy... Read More

Scientists have discovered a lava dome inside an underwater volcano in Japan that could potentially kill up to 100 million people if it were to erupt.A... Read More

Okinawa is so lush that buildings and rivers are often obscured by its profusion of greenery. Along the coasts, tourists swim in aquamarine waters. All... Read More

Hour-long meet-and-greet lines, walls of merchandise, sweets shaped like familiar faces — it’s all part of the Disney-going experience. But at parks... Read More

A snowy getaway in Hokkaido, a beach vacation in Okinawa, or a photography trip to capture cherry blossoms in Tokyo — the best time to visit Japan... Read More

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