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Japan is a country defined by contrasts; a land where ancient culture and cutting edge technology meet. From geishas and cherry blossoms to bullet trains and gadgets, you’ll be struck by its rush for the future and respect for the past.

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For the hi-tech, modern cities, ancient temples, excellent food, natural wonders, and warmth of the Japanese people.

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On the Edge: 5 Amazing Cliffside Hotels

August 06, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Sometimes, all you want to do on vacation is to kick back and enjoy the view. We don’t blame you. For sweeping, panoramic views, vacation on the edge -- ... Read More »


Human Soup? Japanese Spa Offers a Ramen Noodle Bath

May 15, 2015 by Yahoo! Travel

By Leah Ginsberg for Yahoo! Travel Visitors enjoy the ‘soup noodle spa’ at the Hakone Yunessun Spa in Hakone, Japan. (Photo: Junko Kimura/Getty Images) Picture ... Read More »


Thrifty Thursday: Two Affordable Japanese Hotels

April 02, 2015 by Nilina Mason-Campbell

We’re not going to call Japan a cheap destination. After all, getting there will cost you a pretty penny, not to mention nearly a day’s worth of flying. And the ... Read More »


Amazing Art Museum Hotels Around the World

September 29, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Lots of hotels have impressive art collections, but these ones go a step further and function as stand-alone museums as well as accommodations. Benesse House, ... Read More »


Deal Alert: Airfare Savings for Fall and Winter

September 18, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Temperatures aren’t the only things dropping in fall and winter: Airlines are lowering their fares, too. If you plan on traveling in the coming months, snag one ... Read More »

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