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Five of Japan's most unique snow-covered hot spring bathing sites - ROCKETNEWS24

Five of Japan's most unique snow-covered hot spring bathing sites - ROCKETNEWS24 | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Five of Japan's most unique snow-covered hot spring bathing sites
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Visitors aren't allowed to feed or touch the wild animals, which means the monkeys run around without even acknowledging the people around them.
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Travel feature: Lee Atherton explores Japan - Bognor Regis Observer

Travel feature: Lee Atherton explores Japan - Bognor Regis Observer | Japan Society | Scoop.it
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Travel feature: Lee Atherton explores Japan
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I stayed in a variety of hotels, but by far the most interesting was a capsule hotel.
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The JR (Japan Rail Pass) and Travelling via Shinkansen (Bullet Train)

The JR (Japan Rail Pass) and Travelling via Shinkansen (Bullet Train) | Japan Society | Scoop.it
The Rail pass was $388 SGD for one week unlimited travel on Japan Rail lines – from local railway and subway lines to cross country Shinkansen and I used it intensively, definitely getting my moneys worth (to give you a ...
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Fuji-san: Behind the Veil | The Goat that Wrote

Fuji-san: Behind the Veil | The Goat that Wrote | Japan Society | Scoop.it
PEAKS & PILGRIMAGE TOUR JAPAN, AUGUST 2013 I remember when my friend Andrew and I climbed Mt Fuji just over a decade ago, she was mighty elusive considering she was easily the biggest lump of rock and cinder ...
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Exploring Japan: All About Expressway Service Areas - The Japan Daily Press

Exploring Japan: All About Expressway Service Areas - The Japan Daily Press | Japan Society | Scoop.it
The Japan Daily PressExploring Japan: All About Expressway Service AreasThe Japan Daily PressTraveling Japan by train is one of the fastest, easiest and most efficient ways to get around the country, but it can be a bit pricey if you take the...
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Tokyo, Kyoto and Coco - Sydney Morning Herald

Tokyo, Kyoto and Coco - Sydney Morning Herald | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldTokyo, Kyoto and CocoSydney Morning HeraldOn day seven we take the 2½-hour trip on the shinkansen (bullet train) to Kyoto, where we're staying in a ryokan - a traditional Japanese guesthouse where you ...and more »...
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Awesome Japanese Shinkansen train advertisement | Japan, learn ...

Awesome Japanese Shinkansen train advertisement | Japan, learn ... | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Japan Rail announced that the “Shinkansen” train would finally have a direct line to the southwest of Japan, so travelling to Osaka would only take four hours. Japan Rail also said that they would record a video of this new ...
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Nine Hours – Capsule Hotel Experience « Tokyo Stories

Nine Hours – Capsule Hotel Experience « Tokyo Stories | Japan Society | Scoop.it
I wonder if you have ever heard of a term Capsule Hotel – an inexpensive accommodation, which allows you to sleep on a mattress placed inside a pod. Capsule hotels were once extremely successful, however, became a ...
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Taking in Tomonoura's many delights - The Japan Times

Taking in Tomonoura's many delights - The Japan Times | Japan Society | Scoop.it
The Japan TimesTaking in Tomonoura's many delightsThe Japan Times... fortunate to have seen with my own eyes the most beautiful scenic view in Japan. Tomonoura is a 30-min. bus ride from Fukuyama Station, which can be reached in less than 90 min.
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Top 20 driving roads on the planet: first 10 - Examiner.com

Top 20 driving roads on the planet: first 10 - Examiner.com | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Top 20 driving roads on the planet: first 10Examiner.comTouge Roads of Mount Fuji in Japan. The Touge (Japanese for “pass”) Roads ascend via twisting passes to the caldera of Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain.
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Capsule Hotels in Tokyo | Go Backpacking

Capsule Hotels in Tokyo | Go Backpacking | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Capsule hotels in Tokyo are a commonly used accommodation by both residents and tourists alike.
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Experience the spirit of Japan in Takayama - The Korea Herald

Experience the spirit of Japan in Takayama - The Korea Herald | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Experience the spirit of Japan in TakayamaThe Korea HeraldTakayama offers a choice of more than 50 hotels and Japanese inns, or ryokan, as well as some 300 family-run guesthouses across the city.
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Capsule Hotel - 9 Hours

Capsule Hotel - 9 Hours | Japan Society | Scoop.it
This video is from monocle.com. They don't have an embed options, only a download option, so to be able to embed it, I uploaded it here. The 9 Hours is the brand new capsule hotel unveiled in December 2009 by Tokyo-based Cubic Corp.
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Travel Series, Ishikawa, Japan, Araya Ryokan | tckbelly

Travel Series, Ishikawa, Japan, Araya Ryokan | tckbelly | Japan Society | Scoop.it
This was my first time in Ishikawa Prefecture (coast of Sea of Japan) and I was excited about trying the food because a lot of people rave about the seafood there. I love onsen (hot spring) ryokans (inn)- you can enjoy the ...
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The Cutest Hello Kitty Shop In Kyoto

The Cutest Hello Kitty Shop In Kyoto | Japan Society | Scoop.it
I have visited a lot of cute kawaii shops all over Japan, but there is one store that stands out from them all – Hello Kitty Koubou in Kyoto. It is the cutest
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Shinkansen Train to Kyoto and Back with the JR Pass - Rachelleb

Shinkansen Train to Kyoto and Back with the JR Pass - Rachelleb | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Inside the Shinkansen. On the way there we had unreserved seats because all the reserved seats in non-smoking cars* were sold out. The rows are two-seats wide and three-seats wide. We were in the two seat wide side.
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Skiing in Japan: small but beautiful - The Guardian

Skiing in Japan: small but beautiful - The Guardian | Japan Society | Scoop.it
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Day lift pass ¥4,000 (£30) (includes entrance to the onsen) Stay The traditional Kawabata Ryokan costs ¥7500pppn (£60), including two meals Website imajyo365.com.
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a.little.mei: Japan 2012: Shinkansen Nozomi (Bullet Train)

a.little.mei: Japan 2012: Shinkansen Nozomi (Bullet Train) | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Nozomi (のぞみ) is the fastest train service running on the Tōkaidō/Sanyō Shinkansen in Japan. The service stops at only the largest stations, and along the stretch between Shin-Osaka and Hakata, Nozomi services using ...
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High-end stays and hidden bars: living it up in Kyoto - MSN NZ News

High-end stays and hidden bars: living it up in Kyoto - MSN NZ News | Japan Society | Scoop.it
MSN NZ NewsHigh-end stays and hidden bars: living it up in KyotoMSN NZ NewsOne of the most famous is Hiiragaya Ryokan, which started operating in 1818 and has played host to Charlie Chaplin and Nobel-prize winning Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata.
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Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel flower ...

Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel flower ... | Japan Society | Scoop.it
at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)...
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A-Z of Japan: S is for… « Haikugirl's Japan

A-Z of Japan: S is for… « Haikugirl's Japan | Japan Society | Scoop.it
“Shinkansen” (新幹線) actually means “new main line” (or “new truck line”), but we refer to shinkansen as “bullet trains” in English. The first shinkansen line was the Tokaido Shinkansen in 1964. Now there are six shinkansen ...
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Dancing squid bowl: Could you eat this? - Herald Sun

Dancing squid bowl: Could you eat this? - Herald Sun | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Dancing squid bowl: Could you eat this?Herald SunThis Japanese delicacy known as odori-don or “dancing squid rice bowl” is a variation on traditional squid sashimi and uses soy sauce to create the disturbing illusion of bringing a dead squid back...
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Japan trumpets 'welcome back' message - The National

Japan trumpets 'welcome back' message - The National | Japan Society | Scoop.it
The NationalJapan trumpets 'welcome back' messageThe National...
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Fuji-San « Journey Of Japan

Fuji-San « Journey Of Japan | Japan Society | Scoop.it
Climbing Fuji San (Mt.Fuji) was something that I have desperately wanted to do. Since I landed in this country I did not want to leave without a solid attempt. And so I got my dream and last Sunday I reached the summit, ...
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The Best Cheap Hotels In Tokyo | News Fire

Capsule hotels that consist of a room (which is really a cell) that has air conditioning and a television set and which costs only forty dollars per head might be a good choice for you.Another tip to help you choose the ...
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