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Gennaro Serra Torii Gates, Kyoto

This Traveler’s Message About Japan’s Resilience Will Move & Inspire You

BY GENNARO SERRA, Creator of Groove House in Spain Every so often, we love to bring you stories of inspiring travelers who are making dreams come true. Gennaro’s journey around the world is an inspiring one: climbing Mt Everest, breaking world records, and now he’s building a guesthouse to welcome other travelers with music. I hope […]

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Hiroshima’s Google Street View Takes Cat Walk To The Purr-Fect Level

BY JST NEWS With so many cat cafes trending in Japan, it’s no secret that the Japanese love cats! And who doesn’t? Japan’s tourism board launched an app in Hiroshima, where you can check out Google Street View from the eyes of cats. SEE ALSO: These #TravelCats Just Want To See The World The app includes three […]

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How A Flight Delay Turns Into A VIP Airline Status Experience

BY LOUIS ALCORN, from sweetlou362 I am the type of traveler who plans out every iteration and option and detail of a trip beforehand. Usually under the premise that I will only have a limited time wherever I’m going, I spend days pouring through travel books, online forums, blogs and the like trying to figure out […]

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Transportation Tips! The Best Ways To Get In & Around Tokyo

BY WENDY HUNG There are many options when it comes to traveling to Tokyo or getting around the city. For first-timers, read through the info below so you can make the most adequate plans for your trip! Getting in and around Tokyo can be stressful since you probably don’t speak Japanese and there are MANY transportation options […]

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Backstage With MONO: Japan’s Most Passionate Band

BY EVAN MOLINEUX, MICHAEL SWIFT Chris Mølina Takaakira Goto is a man that loves his job. Lead guitarist and main composer of Japanese band Mono, he has had a long and successful international career making music and touring the world and from the sound of it, he doesn’t intend to slow down. On the band’s […]

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Japan Opens World’s First Robot Hotel, And It IS Strange

BY JST NEWS In February, Jetset Times reported Japan was set to open the world’s first robot hotel. The day has come. SEE ALSO: Apparently, Hotels Staffed By Robots Is The Next Big Thing Henn-Na Hotel (translation: Strange Hotel) opened on July 17 and it’s currently run almost entirely by robots. Word on the street is that it […]

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Why This Solar-Powered Plane’s Record-Breaking Mission Is Paused

BY JST NEWS YouTube André Borschberg remains confident even if his dream is delayed until April 2016. On July 3, Solar Impulse 2, the first around-the-world aircraft solely powered by the sun, landed in Hawaii after its flight from Japan. After five days (117 hours and 52 minutes,) the aircraft’s batteries overheated, causing an enormous speed bump […]

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