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Wholesalers

Give your clients a taste of wabi-sabi with InsideJapan’s new cultural journey

Don’t worry, the new trip doesn’t involve eating loads of that little green paste that comes with your sushi (that’s WASABI, not wabi-sabi). However, if that’s your thing, we won’t stop you.

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Aviation

Qantas to resume 12 international routes from 18 December

by Ali Coulton

If all goes to plan, 18 December will now be known as the beginning of the end of Australia’s overseas travel ban hellscape. Coincidentally, it’s also our deputy editor’s birthday!

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Events

All spectators banned from Tokyo Olympics, with state of emergency declared

For the first time in history, the Olympic Games are set to be carried out with no audience.

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Destinations

Aussie city named least stressful in the world

An unsuspecting Aussie city has been named the most tranquil in the world, and we reckon you’ll join us in screaming a collective “what the f*ck?” upon finding out who the winner is.

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Events

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics expected to go ahead without international spectators

This report suggests we can expect plenty of cardboard cut-outs in the stands at the 2020 games, which are set to take place this year after being postponed due to a thing called COVID.

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Events

New dates announced for Tokyo Olympics

by Christian Fleetwood

The now rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo will take place exactly a year after their original dates.

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Tourism

Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially postponed

by Christian Fleetwood

It seemed inevitable, and now the 2020 Summer Olympics have officially been postponed.

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Aviation

JAL celebrates two years of Melbourne-Tokyo route by issuing snowboards as boarding passes

Aussie snowboarders looking to shred the slopes of Japan this snow season now have another reason to book their trip.

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Aviation

Turning Japanese: Qantas brings Haneda plans to light, commences Sapporo service

Did you recently spot Qantas International CEO Tino La Spina having a browse in your local Helly Hansen store? Discover the cause here.

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Aviation

“We can’t wait”: Virgin all set to defeat Qantas in battle for Tokyo slot

by Huntley Mitchell

Have you noticed Virgin Australia staff walking around with puffed-out chests and singing Queen’s “We Are The Champions” today? Discover the cause here.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The 10 most popular cities for international travellers (and six are in Asia)

The world’s most popular cities for international travellers have been revealed, and TW can confirm that neither Tamworth nor Dubbo made the list.

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Hotels

Hotel review: Hoshinoya Tokyo

by Harriet Morris

Hoshinoya Tokyo is an ode to ancient Japan located in the heart of its most modern city. Here’s our verdict.

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