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Embrace The Natural Beauty of Tohoku
 
Tohoku
 
Spring Cherry Blossoms, Natural Hot Springs...
 
North of Japan's largest island, Honshu, is the Tohoku region. The Tohoku region is a beautiful place made up of six prefectures full of lush forests, natural hot springs and culinary delights. Tohoku will never disappoint travelers in search of an idyllic countryside escape.
 
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News of the month
kinugawa
 
The Charming Small Town of Onomichi
 
Situated in the Southeastern part of Hiroshima, Onomichi faces the Seto Inland Sea and offers a mild southern climate...
 
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kinugawa
 
Delightful Excursions
 
Find inspirational day trip experiences close by while you stay in Tokyo. Whether your interest is nature or culture, the destinations below offer a wide range of activities.
 
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rice
 
Story of "Koji," Japanese Fermented Food
 
The essential seasonings for Japanese cooking are soy sauce, miso, sake, rice vinegar and mirin. They are all fermented products and Japan is one of the world's major producer of fermented products.
 
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Useful Travel Information
Nikko
 
Tobu Railway Discounts Pass to Nikko and more
 
Tobu Railway offers various convenient discount passes to visit the Nikko Toshogu Shrine (a UNESCO World Heritage site) as well as the beautiful hot spring village of Kinugawa.
 
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tokyo
 
Hands-Free Travel with Skyliner from Narita Airport
 
The "Hands-Free Travel with Skyliner" is available at Narita International Airport in terminal 1 and 2. The Skyliner package can take you to central Tokyo and offer a luggage delivery service at discount rates.
 
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WiFi
 
FREE Wi-Fi on Tokyo Metro for Foreign Visitor
 
Wi-Fi service is available at all stations across the Tokyo Metro network. Tokyo Metro now has expanded Wi-Fi service for foreign visitors into the train cars on the Ginza line.
 
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Events in Japan and US
Koinobori
 
Children's Day in Japan
 
Children's day is a Japanese national holiday held on May 5th every year to celebrate and pray for a child's well-being...
 
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Japan week
Japan Week 2017
 
Japan Welcomes All! Japan Week returns to Grand Central Terminal at Vanderbilt Hall in New York City on March 8-10, 2017.
 
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matsuri
 
Discover Traditional Festivals in June
 
After the rains allow plants to grow, early summer beckons. The month of June is a great season to walk around for sightseeing...
 
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QUIZ - Do you know?
Quiz
 
What is the name of the island that is known as the "treasure island" of Japan and is located off the coast of the Niigata prefecture on the main island?

a. Sado
b. Tokyo
c. Hokkaido
d. Kanazawa

Prize: Three lucky winners will be selected among those who answer correctly. The prize will be a traditional Japanese paper "Washi" notebook.
How to enter: Enter your answer by March 31st, 2017, at
https://jp.surveymonkey.com/r/9Y8JV9G


The answer for the Newsletter Vol. 50 (January issue) was: b. Aomori.
Thank you for your participation!
Japan Travel News Letter Quiz Official Rules
 
 
SPECIAL PACKAGES - Tours
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Hokkaido & Tohoku -10 Days
by Amnet New York Inc. operated by Super Value Tours
$3,650 - $3,799 (Land Only)
Departs on 7/1/2017, and 10/14/2017. 10 Days.
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Japan Flower Tour 7 Days
by IACE TRAVEL
from $3,070 (Land Only, Escorted Tour)
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SPECIAL PACKAGES - Accommodation
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Tokyo Prince Hotel "Grand Re-opening Campaign"
  • Special campaign rates from 19,800 JPY (including service charge and consumption tax, excluding accommodation tax)
  • Book by June 30, 2017,
  • Stay period: April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 (Blackout dates may apply.)
  • Tokyo Prince Hotel is currently under renovation but will reopen on April 1, 2017.
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