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9 Reasons You Should Visit Western Niigata Prefecture In Winter!

Wondering where to travel in Japan this winter? Do you dream of spending your days adventuring through luscious powder snow and your nights eating fresh local seafood and soaking in open-air hot springs? If so, western Niigata Prefecture might be just the place for you. This article will explore 9 reasons to choose the area around Mt. Myoko in western Niigata for your next wintertime getaway.
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How Japan’s Hotels Are Adapting to Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s been over a year since Japan closed its borders to tourists and the number of international visitors has dropped by over 99%. As expected, Japan’s hotel industry has taken a severe hit, with many hotels forced to shut down as both international and domestic travel slowed to a trickle. However, other hotels have been getting creative in attempting to survive and adapt to the new normal. Read on to discover how the Japanese hotel industry is evolving to life under the pandemic.
Kansai weekend getaway destinations
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5 Perfect Weekend Getaway Spots in Kansai

The Kansai region is home to many lovely towns that are the perfect locations to relax during a weekend getaway, away from the hustle and bustle of major tourist areas. They offer quintessential Japanese townscapes, relaxing onsen, and stunning scenery, all the elements for the ideal short trip! Read on to learn about our recommended weekend getaway spots in Kansai that have yet to be discovered by overseas tourists.