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Why we're loving Arashiyama, Kyoto, this week:
With the Visit Japan Project marking its 10th anniversary in April, Japan Tourism Agency and JNTO have launched a new campaign: ‘Discover the Spirit of Japan’.
New Year’s Eve is the chance to celebrate the past year and bring in the New Year with a bang. However, some countries have quirkier traditions than others. From colourful underwear to grape-eating, here are our top five from around the world!
In celebration of Global James Bond Day and the 50th anniversary of our favourite spy 007 on the Big Screen, we’ve picked out five of the best James Bond filming locations around the world:
New York is the most popular holiday destination worldwide, according to the Long Haul Trend Report from Hayes & Jarvis.
Experience the Japanese festival of Tsukimi (moon viewing), which takes place this year on September 30th.
The F1 Grand Prix that took place in Budapest at the end of July has boosted travel to Hungary, according to HomeAway.co.uk.
Osaka, known as the kitchen of Japan, is be gearing up for the ultimate foodie extravaganza on September 1st-2nd 2012.
This Sunday marks one year since the earthquake and tsunami disaster which devastated Japan. Today, Japan is hopeful for the future of its tourism industry.
Join expert guides Liam Chawdhary and Masterchef 2011 winner Tim Anderson, on this new 13-night Japanese Cookery tour.
Luxury travel company Travoca, are launching two new trips to the 'land of the rising sun'.
This year is to provide the best spring conditions in Niseko’s 50-year skiing history.
Exotic destinations make their mark in this year’s Wanderlust Travel Awards – voted for by the readers of Wanderlust Magazine.
SkiJapan.com has reduced prices for trips to Niseko, Japan in February to make the most of what the company describes as one of the best winter seasons in the region's 50-year history.
The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) has launched an initiative to promote the country as a destination for golf holidays.
Exploring Japan will become easier for travellers next year following the introduction of new low-cost flight routes, according to the national tourist board.
As many as 10,000 tourists could gain a free flight to Japan if the government budget approves an initiative from the Japan Tourism Agency.
From the futuristic towers and gadgets of Tokyo to the serenity of sacred shrines and the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji, this Gap Adventures tour is ideal for those looking to soak up the culture of Japan.
Travellers looking for things to do in Tokyo will soon have two new attractions to visit, courtesy of Merlin Entertainments Group.
The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) has reassured travellers that the majority of the country is back to normal following the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in March this year and offered ten reasons to visit the Asian nation.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against "all non- essential travel" to Tokyo and north eastern Japan given the damage caused by the March 11th 2011 earthquake and resulting aftershocks and tsunamis.
British Airways has introduced a new flight route from London Heathrow to Tokyo Haneda airport with the aim of opening up the domestic Japanese market for UK travellers.
If you're itching to get away for a white holiday this winter, but are a little stumped as to where to go, take a look at travelbite.co.uk's guide to the top 5 alternative ski resorts.
Winter is officially well on its way and with it all thoughts turn to winter's favourite past time – skiing and snowboarding holidays!
British Airways has announced a new route from London Heathrow to Tokyo in a bid to open up the domestic Japanese market to UK travellers.