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Drinking in Japan: Beer

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May 25, 2018

At an izakaya (Japanese-style bar), you may often hear someone shouting “beer to start with!” from somewhere. Japanese beer goes well with Japanese dishes. Many Japanese people like beer and usually o…

Read att.JAPAN and win! 閱讀《att.JAPAN》,好禮獎不完!

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May 8, 2018

Find the keyword in free magazine “att.JAPAN,” fill it in the form below together with the rest of the necessary information and send it to us. After a draw, the lucky winners will get a voucher for a…

Explore Sapporo’s Highlights! -Festivals & Events in Sapporo-

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March 28, 2018

Festivals & Events in Sapporo The Representative Event of Sapporo: Sapporo Snow Festival The festival started in 1950, when local junior high and high school students created six snow statues in O…

Explore Sapporo’s Highlights! -Drinking Culture of Sapporo-

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March 28, 2018

Drinking Culture of Sapporo Sapporo Beer Garden Sapporo Beer is one of Japan’s leading beer brands. The Sapporo Beer Museum next to the garden introduces you to the history of Sapporo Beer. You can se…

Explore Sapporo’s Highlights! -Sapporo’s Must-see Spots-

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March 28, 2018

Sapporo is the center of Hokkaido. The city is laid out in a beautiful grid pattern and is blessed with abundant nature and exquisite foods while being a big city with a population of 1.95 million peo…

Tochigi Prefecture, a History, Nature and Gastronomy Paradise

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March 10, 2018

Just a couple of hours from Tokyo and filled with historic architectural structures, onsen hot springs and spectacular nature, Tochigi is a destination that will certainly delight you. History Nikko T…

Drinking in Japan SAKE

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May 7, 2019

Sake is a creation of nature and climate in Japan. Sake attracts many people because it has an abundant variety of tastes and can be enjoyed in various ways. There are said to be more than 1,500 sake …

Kanda / Akihabara

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March 10, 2018

At the forefront of high technology but with streets echoing memories of times past. Walk with us through Kanda and Akihabara and experience a unique blend of old and new. Kanda Tradition ・Kanda-jinja…

pourjours

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February 28, 2018

2014 pourjours Valentines day chocolates!! Champagne, Cafe cream, Honey citron, framboise, citron. ACCESS: AOYAMA Bldg. 101, 3-15-9 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061 Tel:03-6418-9841 OPEN:11:00-1…

Heartwarming Journey to Shichinohe in Autumn

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February 28, 2018

Shichinohe Town, Aomori Prefecture Pick and Eat Delicious Apples in Aomori! Heartwarming Journey to Shichinohe in Autumn Entry accepted! November 1 (Sat)-3 (Mon/holiday), 2014 Participation fee of the…

JR EAST PASS Two Areas, Twice the Fun!

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February 28, 2018

With our new promotion, the pass is now available in the “Tohoku area” or “Nagano, Niigata area” of your choice, from April 1, 2016. Why not take the journey to enjoy the true enchantment of spring? T…

Recommended Destinations for Autumn Leaves!

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February 28, 2018

Autumn leaves (momiji) are one of Japan’s natural wonders. As temperatures go down, green leaves of summer in the mountains and valleys gradually turn into various shades of red and yellow. Let’s grab…

Welcome to the Snow Wonderland in Japan!

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February 28, 2018

GALA Yuzawa, directly accessible from the Shinkansen train, and the Tohoku region’s ski resorts offer magnificent snow vistas and some of the best snow-related activities in Japan. 1. GALA Yuzawa Mina…

Welcome to Japan in Cherry Blossom Season!

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February 28, 2018

The cherry blossom season comes later to the Tohoku, Nagano, and Niigata areas than it does to Tokyo and western Japan. Why not take the time to enjoy some of the famous cherry-viewing spots as they g…

Recommended Spots to Enjoy Early Summer in Japan!

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February 28, 2018

Get a convenient and economical “JR EAST PASS,” and visit the Tohoku, Nagano, and Niigata areas covered with fresh green leaves of early summer. Here are several places where you can recharge in fresh…

Himeji City in Hyogo Prefecture

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February 28, 2018

Thanks to its Shinkansen (bullet train) platform, Himeji has an easy access to all the major cities in Japan. After a visit at Himeji Castle, you can stretch your legs and enjoy picturesque scenery as…

Guided Tour in Yukata

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February 28, 2018

I joined an event on August 6 last year in which I wore yukata (cotton kimono), walked around Ryogokou in Sumida City, and experienced a variety of activities. With an English-speaking guide, we were …

JR EAST PASS – Two Areas  Enjoy an Early Summer Excursion!

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February 27, 2018

These tickets have been very popular among travelers since their launch on April 1, 2016. The period after the new green leaves in spring and before the heat of midsummer is perfect for escaping the c…

Enjoy a winter trip, various snow activities, gorgeous views, onsen, and more!

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December 10, 2017

There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of winter in the Tohoku area and Nagano-Niigata area as well as other areas surrounding Tokyo. We will introduce you to places …

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

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September 10, 2017

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots to enjoy it! The JR EAST PASS is convenient and affordable and allows travel throughout Japan. Tohoku, Nagano and Niigata reg…

Is this really Tokyo? —- A trip amid the nature of Okutama

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July 15, 2016

When most people say “Tokyo” they are thinking of skyscrapers, bustling entertainment districts and malls brimming with every kind of merchandise imaginable. Still, the big lake, the forest and the lu…

PlayStation®VR × JOYPOLIS

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June 20, 2016

Japan is readily associated with technological innovations, and one of the many subcultures that owe its roots to Japanese technological prowess is that of the video gamer. From the humble systems of …

Have Lots of Fun in Suginami Close to Shinjuku, Only 10 Minutes Away

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March 29, 2016

Take a train on the Chuo Line from Shinjuku, and you will be in Suginami in about 10 minutes. The city has attractive towns, including Koenji, Asagaya, Ogikubo, and Nishi-Ogikubo, all famous for uniqu…

It’s Better If You Know How It’s Done: Chiba Sake Brewers’ Tour

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March 28, 2016

Do you like Japan’s nihonshu (sake)? Wouldn’t the gastronomical side of your travel in Japan be richer if you tried some of the local varieties? Each area has its own particular rice and its own parti…

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

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September 11, 2015

he Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a world-renowned mountain tourism route that provides beautiful natural scenery in each season. (The route is closed from the end of November through the end of Apri…

This spring, JR EAST PASS will take you to famous cherry blossom viewing spots!

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April 6, 2015

Cherry trees burst into blossom in spring only to last less than two weeks. Beautiful delicate blossoms make their brief flowering period and the shower of falling petals even more impressive. Indeed,…

Let’s go to unique snow resorts with JR EAST PASS!

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January 13, 2015

“JR EAST PASS,” a discount ticket sold by JR EAST, enables you to visit many kinds of unique snow resorts. Let’s go to snow resorts this winter! 1. Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort One of the olde…

Narita Express has announced a fantastic discount!

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January 26, 2014

Narita Express has announced a fantastic discount! One-way ticket from Narita airport is only 1,500yen, only for foreign visitors! For more info please go to http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/index.html I…

Raccoon dog !

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January 26, 2014

Those who have been to Japan quite a few times might have already seen this raccoon dog figurine because this can be seen all over Japan. Well anyone know what this is though?

Red Heart-Shaped Cake

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January 6, 2014

Kosaku’s report! Coeur de bois This red heart-shaped cake is delicious as well as beautiful. The inside is vanilla bavarois with berry jelly. This cake is sold at Chez Shibata. Personally, I bou…