Posts Tagged ‘ Japan ’

Hyper Japan

Nov 13th, 2018 | By

Britain’s largest celebration of Japanese culture takes place this coming weekend.



Kyoto and tourism pollution

Nov 8th, 2018 | By
Kyoto cherry blossom

It is concerned about the behaviour of visitors in the Gion-Shinbashi area of the city where relations between visitors and locals has reached the point where a committee of locals has been set up to encourage more courteous behaviour.



Post-tsunami volunteering

Oct 9th, 2018 | By

Stephen Phelan shares a memorable experience from the road



Hello Kitty and Japanese tourism

Jun 28th, 2018 | By

Local Japanese prefectures are using Kitty in conjunction with some bullet trains (properly called shinkansen) of the West Japan Railway Company to promote tourism.



Airbnb accommodation in Japan

Jun 8th, 2018 | By

If you have booked via Airbnb for accommodation in Japan, check to see that the accommodation is still available.



Where the experts holiday: Ruby Lovell, Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist, Ruby Lovell, shares her travel highs and lows



What’s hot: March 2018

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Images of Mt Fuji

Feb 7th, 2018 | By

Many in Europe may not know of the Japanese town of Hakone yet travellers to Japan this month and next will be the lucky ones if they are seeking the best images of Mt Fuji.



What’s hot: January 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Saturday snippets: 2nd December 2017

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By

Gingerbread in Tallinn, walking below tigers in Chessington and playing Pokémon GO in Japan are a few of the items that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



Where the experts holiday: Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Peter Vella is the director UK & Ireland at the Malta Tourism Authority and holds a dual nationality with Malta and the UK. Here he shares his favourite destinations and forthcoming trips with Just About Travel readers and reveals why you should visit Malta



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Food tourism – Japanese style!

Oct 22nd, 2017 | By

One of the advantages of travel is that it broadens the mind – so it is said. It also broadens the stomach because many of us use travel as a way to try new foods or foods that our restaurants give a ”British” touch to as opposed to what it really tastes like in the place of origin. Since my childhood when meat and two veg ruled OK and the only foreign food we ate was curry, (it wasn’t really foreign since India and Britain
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Say hello to Hiroshima

Sep 10th, 2017 | By

A visit to Hiroshima represents a heart breaking, important history lesson but – thanks to the fabulous food, friendly locals and attractive city itself – it’s not the only memory you’ll leave with



Saturday snippets: March 25th 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By

Next week, Alaska celebrates 150 years as being part of the US. India and Vietnam celebrate more British visitors and Glaswegians celebrate a new way to pay for their travel tickets!



Portland’s Japanese garden

Mar 22nd, 2017 | By

Outside Japan, few Japanese styled gardens are large but the largest of those is to be found in the US city of Portland in the state of Oregon.



The art of compromise

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Most couples know each other pretty well by the time they get married, so are used to making compromises in their daily lives. But travelling together is different. Out of your comfort zones you discover new things about each other. You might share ideals about everyday life but have very different ideas when it comes to adventure. So what do you do?



Saturday snippets: 5th November 2016

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
dragon head

Never underestimate a dragon. It has been responsible for attracting visitors to heritage sites in Wales just as Taylor Swift has attracted people to New York. They are just two items that Adrian includes in his Saturday column this week.



Seeing Jidai Matsuri

Oct 7th, 2016 | By
image of Junihitoe

How many readers know of the annual Jidai Matsuri festival, which commemorates the relocation of the Japanese capital from Kyoto to Tokyo in the nineteenth century and, is one of the city’s most celebrated event?.



Where the experts holiday: Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor

Sep 20th, 2016 | By

Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor at Good Things magazine shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Where the experts holiday: Charlie Raymond, author of career meltdown meets travel memoir, Hired, Fired, Fled

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

Charlie Raymond, author of Hired, Fired, Fled – one man’s global quest to beat the rat race – shares some of his travel experiences with Just About Travel readers



What’s hot: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world this month …



Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel



Saturday snippets: 30th April 2016

Apr 30th, 2016 | By

Adrian finds that Hawaii isn’t promoting to visitors but to its own locals and Brazil hosts an exhibition in London t remind us that there is more to the country than just the Olympic Games.



Where the experts holiday: Cato Hoeben – aka the lifestyle entrepreneur

Nov 24th, 2015 | By

Cato Hoeben – who quit the 9-5 treadmill to work remotely – reveals how life as a lifestyle entrepreneur allows him to travel the world



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



Christmas shopping in Kyoto

Sep 16th, 2015 | By

Kyoto has many attractions for the visitor but up until now, I hadn’t thought of it as a shopping venue and certainly not as a 12-13 hour flight away retail attraction.



The Gion Matsuri Festival

Jun 17th, 2015 | By

For many people, July in the Japanese city of Kyoto means only one thing – the Gion Matsuri Festival.