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Find Your Bliss in Tokyo

In Finding Your Bliss in Tokyo, Jason Gatewood writes: Tokyo is often called the world’s most densely populated megacity and with good reason. Roughly 30 million people—10 percent of Japan’s total population—live in the 60-kilometer radius around Greater Tokyo. With so many people living in such close quarters, you’d think there would be little opportunity… Keep Reading

Reischauer Scholars Program Accepting 2012 Applications

        The following is via the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco: “The Reischauer Scholars Program annually selects 25-30 exceptional high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from throughout the United States to engage in intensive distance learning about Japan and US-Japan relations. The Consulate General of Japan supports the Reischauer Scholar’s… Keep Reading

10,000 Free Trips to Japan?

  [Via the Yomiuri Shimbun] “Japan will offer 10,000 foreigners free airfares to visit the country next year, in an attempt to boost the tourism industry which has been hit by the ongoing nuclear disaster, a report said Monday. The Japan Tourism Agency plans to ask would-be travelers to submit online applications for the free… Keep Reading

Tokyo Apartment

During my last visit to Japan I found a great place to stay in Tokyo. I documented various aspects of my trip to Japan. Contains short video clips and slideshows detailing my various adventures in Japan. Keep Reading

Visa Card discounts when visiting Japan

This may help  Visa cardholders visiting Japan looking to enjoy special discounts and privileges when they shop and dine in Tokyo and at Narita Airport. “The “go experience Tokyo with Visa” and “go shop and dine at Narita Airport with Visa” programs expand upon the offerings of the previous “experience Tokyo with Visa” promotion and… Keep Reading

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