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6 Nov 2014
Japan home to world’s best whisky
Those who thought that the perfect dram of whisky would come from either Scotland or Ireland will be surprised to learn that the best a...
4 Nov 2014
Tokyo considering smoking ban ahead of Olympics
Ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, the city’s metropolitan government has actually created a special committee ...
4 Aug 2014
Osaka Lego Discovery Centre Planned
There's set to be a Legoland Discovery Centre venue in Osaka, Japan before too long. A similar centre is already in place in Tokyo,...
24 Jul 2014
Japan Legoland planned
Japan is set to get its own Legoland park - joining the likes of the UK and US as a Legoland location - Merlin Entertainments has annou...
23 Jun 2014
Ballet Russes exhibition opens in Tokyo, Japan
Just days ago, Tokyo's National Art Centre opened its latest exhibition, Ballets Russes: the Art of Costume.The show came to the mu...
3 Feb 2014
Japan updating street signs to help foreign tourists
Although Japan is a wonderful place to visit, it's lack of English signage can make getting around quite tricky. However, havi...
24 Dec 2013
apanese finest coral reefs given National Park status
Lovers of the great outdoors jetting away on flights to Toyko will now find it even easier to get back to nature in Japan after the gov...
5 Dec 2013
Japanese cuisine gets Unesco recognition
Japan is celebrating after its cuisine was placed on the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage List.The country's traditional dishes,...
28 Jan 2013
Japanese tourism industry bounces back
The number of visitors to Japan reached 8.4m last year, as the tourism industry recovered following the natural disasters of 2011.This ...
9 Mar 2012
WTTC: Japan to stage full tourism recovery in 2012
Japan's tourism industry is set to stage a full recovery in the first half of 2012 following last year's earthquake and tsunami...