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Perfect for Summer: Noryoyuka

Perfect for Summer: Noryoyuka

During the Summer heat, Japan gets hot, especially Kyoto. The solution? Noryo Yuka or "Cooling Floors" along the Kamo River.

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Japan's newest Mascot, introducing Akita prefecture’s Sui Kizakura!

Japan's newest Mascot, introducing Akita prefecture’s Sui Kizakura!

Japan has no shortage of cute, interesting mascots. In Akita's Higashiyuri-machi, Sui Kizakura is the newest member to join Japan's ranks of mascots!

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Japan "Rolls" out another fun product

Sometimes walking while carrying an umbrella can be quite the hassle. Now, the Japanese company BIBI LAB has come up with a solution to your rain-protection needs.

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Universal Studios new Jump-Themed Attractions

Universal Studios new Jump-Themed Attractions

Universal Studios Japan is heating things up this summer with new Jump-Themed Attractions from July 1st through September 4th!

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Be Prepared: Skiing in Japan!

Be Prepared: Skiing in Japan!

Skiing in Japan can be a lot of fun, here are a few things worth knowing before hand to make sure you enjoy your time on the slopes!

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Japanese Folktales to tell your Kids at Night

Japanese Folktales to tell your Kids at Night

Sometimes getting the little ones to go to sleep is a difficult challenge (I have no kids, what do I know). Next time, try out these Japanese Bedtime Stories!

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Owakudani Valley Hakone Ropeway Open!

Owakudani Valley Hakone Ropeway Open!

The Owakudani Valley Hakone Ropeway Station has been reopened after temporary closure due to volcanic fumes.

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Eating Sushi like a Pro

Eating Sushi like a Pro

Drawing inspiration from those who mix up real sushi and how to enjoy, today's post is dedicated to proper Sushi/Sashimi etiquette.

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JR Rail Pass Hacks

JR Rail Pass Hacks

Everyone says get a rail pass if you're visiting Japan. Here are a few tricks I used that really made the rail pass worth it!

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Celebrating Golden Week!

Celebrating Golden Week!

Japan's longest vacation time, enjoy Golden Week and the many holidays that occur during this joyous time of year.

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New Anime Japan Tour Website!

New Anime Japan Tour Website!

Japan Deluxe Tours is pleased to announce our new Anime-themed website: Japananimetours.com

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Vegetarians Rejoice, CoCo Ichibanya to Serve Veggie Curry!

Vegetarians Rejoice, CoCo Ichibanya to Serve Veggie Curry!

The popular Japanese Curry Chain will begin selling Vegetarian curry for their non-meat eating clientele and tourists alike!

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What I learned while I was lost in Shibuya Crossing

What I learned while I was lost in Shibuya Crossing

A lot of people ask why I promote tours. Honestly? Because getting lost sucks. Here's a story about me in Shibuya Crossing that you may like

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Yukigassen

Yukigassen

Remember those neighborhood snowball fights? A lot of fun and games followed by hot chocolate? Well, Japan does snowball fights pretty intensely.

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Japan's Government is asking Onsens to relax on Tattoos

Japan's Government is asking Onsens to relax on Tattoos

To help promote tourism and avoid some embarrassing moments, Japan is asking Onsens to lighten up on tattoo restrictions.

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How To Pack for Japan!

How To Pack for Japan!

Packing for a trip is one of the most irritating things you have to do, but what's worse, when you pack the wrong stuff...

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Proverb of the Day:

Proverb of the Day: "Baka wa shina-nake-ya nao-ra-nai"

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Baka wa shina-nake-ya nao-ra-nai or There is no cure for stupid.

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Proverb of the Day:

Proverb of the Day: "i-tai-doo-shin"

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is "i-tai-doo-shin" or Different bodies, same spirit!

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Kimono and Obi Hats for the Fashionista in you

Kimono and Obi Hats for the Fashionista in you

If you are a fan of Kimono's and traditional Japanese clothing but can't find a way to work them into your rotation, this new clothing company may be the solution for you.

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The Scariest Haunted House ever?

The Scariest Haunted House ever?

Tired of those "so-called" Scary haunted house rides? Fret no more, Fuji-Q Highland has one of the scariest haunted houses in the world.

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