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SHIZUOKA JAPAN WELCOMES LAUNCH OF NEW HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN 2022 TRAVEL

SHIZUOKA, JAPAN, WELCOMES LAUNCH OF NEW HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN 2022

The prefecture of Shizuoka, located just one hour from Tokyo by bullet train, is welcoming an exciting range of new accommodation options in 2022. From beer-themed accommodation and 100-year-old luxury villas to picturesque glamping sites at the foot of Mount Fuji, the new launches coincide with the welcome news that Japan has opened its borders to international tourism once again. Below are...

Five must-visit onsen travel destinations in Shizuoka for 2022/3

Home to Mount Fuji and the Izu Peninsula (a UNESCO Global Geopark) the prefecture of Shizuoka, which is just one hour from Tokyo by bullet train, offers a range of onsen and hot springs in which travellers can relax and revitalise in the traditional Japanese way. To help travellers find the perfect onsen holiday for them, Tourism Shizuoka Japan has rounded up some of the best areas in...

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Earth day 2022 - travel sanctuaries around the world

Earth day 2022 - travel sanctuaries around the world Every year on 22 April, the world marks Earth Day. It is an occasion to raise awareness and show support for the protection of the environment, with actions organised worldwide around a common message: save the Earth. Here, we look at 13 travel sanctuaries and nature conservation areas around the world. These top holiday destinations are taking...
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Travel The Three-Star Road Japan

Top three bookable travel places along the Three-star Road

Spread across five cities and running through four prefectures, Three-star Road offers travellers a chance to experience a truly authentic Japan with jaw-dropping scenery, spellbinding castles and delicately manicured gardens. Its cluster of fascinating sights has been endorsed by the likes of both UNESCO and Michelin, and with a...

Seven Holiday Locations to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Based on Your Favourite Colour

Seven Holiday Locations to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Based on Your Favourite Colour

There are many locations around the world that are filled with every colour of the rainbow, making them the perfect holiday destination to snap some insta-worthy travel shots

But for those that love every shade of pink or yellow, which locations should you add to your travel bucket list? As part of their new Colourful Places report the mortgages team at Uswitch rounded up some of the world’s...

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Japan travel news: What's new in Okinawa?

Japan's southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, comprises 160 subtropical islands boasting a year-round warm climate comparable to Hawaii, Miami and Cancun. Just 3 hours by air from Tokyo and blessed with incredible natural beauty, from lush forests to crystal blue waters with abundant coral and golden sands, Okinawa is perfect for beach lovers and sport enthusiasts alike whilst still appealing to...