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Mt. Fuji (at its best – Video)

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Cycling Tour Boom in Japan:

Recently, there seems to be a bit of a cycling tour boom in Japan, with more and more travelers preferring a more intimate outdoor first-hand experience than the typical group bus tour that we have all taken at one time … Continue reading

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How efficient is Japanese Rail?

High-Speed race from Nagano to Shinjuku using a car and a train: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2012/10/10/gateway-tokyo-japan-rail-race.cnn

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Amazing Cherry Blossom Video (Osaka Castle)

Cherry blossoms have captivated the hearts of the Japanese people. Visiting Japan during the cherry blossom season is a unforgettable experience. In the spring there is an explosion of color and festivities with the arrival of the cherry blossoms. The … Continue reading

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2012 Sapporo Snow Festival

The world famous Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo Japan starts Feb. 6th to Feb 12th. About two million people come to Sapporo every year to see the hundreds of beautiful snow statues and ice sculptures which line Odori Park,the grounds at Community Dome Tsudome, and the … Continue reading

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Japan may be the Skiing World’s best-kept Secret!

With some of the most reliable snow any-where, Japan may be the Skiing World’s best-kept secret – the perfect place to combine some world-class skiing with an exotic vacation. Japan offers stunning mountains vistas, kilometres of perfectly groomed runs at … Continue reading

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Japan Snow Resorts

This Japan Snow Report video shows some of Japan’s most famous Ski Resorts including: (Hakuba-Nagano), (Naeba-Niigata) (Niseko-Hokkaido)

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Correction – Bluefin fetches record $736,000 in Tokyo Fish Auction!

A bluefin tuna has netted $736,000 in Tokyo’s ceremonial first fish auction of 2012. The president of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain paid out the record sum. (Jan. 5) http://goo.gl/4oeU3 gIQA5ULrcP_video.html#

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First Tuna Auction of 2012 at Tsukiji Fish Market – Sets Record Price for Bluefin

The first auction of the New Year brings a new record price for Tuna, A 269-kilogram bluefin tuna was sold for a record 56.49 million yen, or 210,000 yen per kg, at the first auction of the year at the … Continue reading

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Kusatsu Onsen Resort and (lots of) Snow!

A Rare Opportunity to Experience a real traditional onsen (Hot Spring) with lots of Snow!!! Kusatsu Onsen Resort is one of the best Onsen resorts in Japan. It has been ranked the # 1 Onsen resort in Japan for nine … Continue reading

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