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AS LONG-ANTICIPATED ‘BULLET TRAIN’ FILM HITS THE CINEMAS, TOURISM SHIZUOKA JAPAN SHARES TIPS ON DISCOVERING THE ICONIC MOVIE LOCATION

To mark the recent launch of the ‘Bullet Train’ film, and as one of its spectacular locations, Tourism Shizuoka Japan shares its tips on must-do experiences for travellers looking to discover the prefecture in less of a hurry than Brad Pitt does on screen.

Hike on Japan’s tallest mountain Shizuoka is home to one of Japan´s most beloved icons, Mt. Fuji, and allowing time to...

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...

World Book Day: Seven literary travel destinations to inspire a love of reading Yosemite California

World Book Day: Seven literary travel destinations to inspire a love of reading

World Book Day: Seven literary travel destinations to inspire a love of reading

This year is the 25th anniversary of World Book Day (3rd March), a time to celebrate the joys of reading and losing yourself in a novel. Follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s most famous authors and see below seven literary travel destinations that are sure to inspire a love of reading.

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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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Five reasons to add Japan to your travel bucket list

Japan is an excellent holiday destination for tourists, offering many unique experiences you won't find anywhere else. Its culture is an exciting blend of Western modernity and Eastern traditions, making it even more alluring to explore. Having one of the oldest civilizations in the world and with breath taking scenery, Japan is a country that should be on every traveller's bucket list....

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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...