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Fly free to Asia with Wendy Wu

Free flights??? Wendy has well and truly Wu-ed us once again. Sorry, we can’t resist a good pun.

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Hotels

Hotel review: Four Seasons Kyoto

by Melina Gouveia

Not going away for the holidays? Not to worry, this hotel review is so descriptive you could trick yourself into thinking you were actually there.

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Tourism

The top destinations for honeymooning Aussies

Japan has just been crowned top trending destination for Aussie honeymooners! We’re considering marrying ourself as an excuse to take an impromptu trip.

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Destinations

These cats have been trying to break into a Japanese museum for years

We wish we could channel the determination of these cats to get through our Monday, but unfortunately we’re going to have to rely on coffee and No-Doz.

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Destinations

Top 10 things to do in Iwate Prefecture, Japan

by Nancy Hromin

If soaking in onsens and eating as many soba noodles as humanly possible sounds like your kind of thing, we’ve found your dream destination.

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Japan’s cherry blossoms were tricked into blossoming early this year

We tried to trick our house plants into staying alive by showing them YouTube videos of sunrises to compensate for the lack of natural light in our cramped apartment. It didn’t work.

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Destinations

Vice launches new travel inspo series with JNTO

Just in case you need another reason to pack your bags immediately and take off to the land of the rising sun.

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8 Things you need to know before skiing in Japan

by Stephanie Yip

Does the thought of another face-meltingly hot Aussie summer have you on edge? Here are a few extra reasons to skip town and explore Japan’s winter wonderlands.

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Aviation

Kansai airport reopens almost 3 weeks after typhoon

The major Japanese airport is now fully operational after being struck by a devastating typhoon.

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News

Flights cancelled as powerful earthquake rocks Hokkaido

Nine people have been killed, 30 are missing and hundreds have been injured after a magnitude-6.7 quake struck the northern Japanese island.

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Destinations

Thousands stranded as typhoon floods major Japanese airport

At least eight people have died and dozens have been injured as western Japan battles through its strongest typhoon since 1993.

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JNTO’s new Aussie connection

Japan National Tourism Organisation has chosen Julie King & Associates to rep the hugely popular destination in the Aussie market.

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