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American Tourists Continue To Be Banned From Japan Despite Asia Reopening

Even though the continent of Asia has been finally lifting its overly restrictive travel rules, which kept most foreigners locked out for the best part of two years, Japan is one of a few with ‘no immediate plans’ to reopen for tourism. In other words, American tourists are still banned from visiting Japan for non-essential …

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Japan To Begin Easing Border Restrictions Starting In March

After two years of a closed border, Japan will begin to ease entry restrictions starting next month. The updates include reduced quarantine and removing the ban on some international arrivals. The announcement was made at a press conference on late Thursday local time by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.  Current Ban Of Foreign Students, Business Travelers …

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Japans Bans All Foreign Arrivals Over Omicron Concerns

As fears over the new Covid-19 variant named Omicron continue to grow, more countries are adding travel restrictions. Japan is one of the latest to do so, banning all foreign tourists from entering the country. This post will look at the new travel restrictions in Japan and how the variant is impacting global travel so …

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First Low Cost Airline Will Offer Budget Flights Between Asia and U.S.

An airline has become the first in the world to offer flights at low, budget prices between the United States and Asia. Many travelers in the US often have dreams of visiting the Far East one day, but the distance and the cost involved in getting there often proves a prohibitive factor. Thanks to the …

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Top 10 Asian Destinations From Movies That Will Inspire You To Travel

The breathtaking landscape of Asia has long had a pull on travelers. The ancient buildings and rich history of China, Japan, South Korea, and many other countries coupled with their natural beauty makes these places an obvious choice for travelers looking to get the most out of their vacations…

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International Spectators Banned From Tokyo Olympics

Whilst it may be considered trivial in the grand scheme of things, sports are a large part of people’s lives, and they have been hit hard by the pandemic. From piped-in crowd sounds to players playing in front of empty stadiums, following sports from a distance has proved hard to stomach for many once die-hard …

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Japan Extends Travel Restrictions As New Olympics Rules Announced

Like many countries around the world, Japan has a series of rules and restrictions in place regarding travel to ensure that cases of Covid-19 are not imported into the country. On Tuesday, it was announced that its restrictions were to be extended further, dampening any hopes of traveling to Japan in the near future. As …

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Japan Declares State Of Emergency – What Travelers Need To Know

The Japanese government has declared a state of emergency for its capital city Tokyo as the country struggles to control the spread of the virus. The declaration follows days of deliberation and will see the government request its citizens to obey a series of commands designed to reduce the possibility of the disease spreading further, …

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Japan Closes Borders To All Foreign Travelers

Known throughout the world for its neon covered backdrops, delectable cuisine and seamless mix of the East and West, Japan is one of the true must-visit locations for travel afficionados from all corners of the globe. Whilst 2020 has been a write-off for many potential travelers, with travel restrictions and quarantine orders for virtually every …

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Japan Prepares Reopening Border For Tourism

Since being closed to foreigners since March, Japan is currently in the process of preparing their international reopening plan and have publicized the countries they want to first lift restrictions for. This article has been recently updated, scroll down to see October 2020 updates Japan saw their first case in early January, much sooner than …

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Top 10 Awesome Things To Do in Kamakura

Less than an hour by train from the neon and noise of mega city Tokyo lies the awe-inspiring historic little coastal town of Kamakura. Known locally as the Kyoto of the East, Kamakura is a popular day trip from Tokyo and easily reachable using your Japan Rail pass. How to get from Tokyo to Kamakura: …

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Kanazawa, Japan – Where to Stay, EAT, and How to Get There

When you think of Japan, Tokyo usually pops up as the city most travelers should visit, but have you considered the other side of Japan – directly across from Tokyo? In western Japan you’ll find beautiful Ishikawa, a prefecture that mixes Japan’s rural culture with a little big city flair. It’s capital city, Kanazawa, is …

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