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The company that brought us the robotic dinosaur hotel is adding another bucket list item to its resume: a floating capsule hotel. Needless to say, ... Read More

This story originally appeared on time.com. Japan is considering installing universal, transgender-friendly toilets in venues hosting Olympic and... Read More

Travelers based in cities all across the United States—from the West Coast to the East Coast and plenty of destinations in the south—can take advantage... Read More

Cherry blossoms in some areas of Japan may bloom later than usual, according to a new forecast from Weather Map. Visitors can still expect blooming in... Read More

The Takagoyama Nature Zoo in Futtsu, Japan killed 57 snow monkeys after discovering they possessed "alien genes" earlier this year. It... Read More

This article originally appeared on FWx.comOne idea for a quick breakfast might be coffee and toast. Meanwhile, an even quicker breakfast idea would be... Read More

Cherry blossoms have made an early appearance in the Japanese town of Kawazu. Although the cherry blossom bloom in Japan is typically in March or April... Read More

Step through the curtains hanging outside most Japanese sushi restaurants and you could wind up eating sea urchin, live prawns, even whale. That’s... Read More

Despite the controversy that arose over a Japanese amusement park using frozen fish in an ice skating rink last year, a new sculpture featuring some... Read More

When you're traveling with family, not any destination will do.While a quiet seaside resort could be the perfect getaway for two, it could prove too... Read More

The world’s first spa-themed amusement park is expected to open this summer, in Japan’s Beppu City (about an hour-and-a-half flight from Tokyo).Beppu... Read More

Still trying to decide where to go in 2017? We have an idea.For as little as $747 round-trip, travelers can visit Singapore and Japan anytime between... Read More

From its launch in 1988, the Hokutosei train was a hit.The 750-mile journey was the first to use Japan’s Seikan tunnel to provide service from Tokyo to... Read More

The Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association has agreed to standardize the array of confusing symbols that appear on Japanese toilets and baffle... Read More

Each spring, Japan is blanketed in stunning shades of pink thanks to its famed cherry blossoms.It can be a challenge to catch the breathtaking views,... Read More

For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists.The... Read More

It's no surprise that the world's coral reefs are in bad shape, but the Japanese environment ministry just shared another shocking statistic... Read More

In 2011, an earthquake and tsunami tore through Japan. Almost 16,000 people died during the natural disaster and many communities across the country... Read More

This story originially appeared on FWx.com. A 466-pound Bluefin tuna sold in Tokyo today for about $632,000: the second-highest price ever paid for... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com. French companies with more than 50 workers have been required to guarantee employees a “right to... Read More

2016 is set to be a record year for U.S. travelers.According to National Travel and Tourism Office, the rate of Americans traveling abroad has increased... Read More

Coca-Cola may be a classic, but that doesn't keep the company from experimenting to try to keep consumers interested.The popular soda's latest... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.com. Christmas is right around the corner, meaning people in Japan will be seeing plenty of that bearded old... Read More

Japan is home to roughly 600 ski and snowboard resort and some of the world's heaviest snowfalls, making it an increasingly popular spot for winter... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.com. Related: Drinks From the latest craft beer to best new cocktail bars.After news of a Hot... Read More

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