10 millionth visitor

2013

SYDNEY December 20, 2013 – Japan has welcomed 10 millionth visitor to Japan this year on Friday, 20th December at Narita International Airport. According to statistics released by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) in early December, about 9.5 million visited the country as of the end of November, with the figure reaching 10 million visitors …

Saitama Prefecture (located to the north of Tokyo), boasts 19th-century architecture. The former castle town Kawagoe (known as the Little Edo) is a renown place to see the 19th-century buildings and streets lined with traditional storehouses style buildings. The mountainous Chichibu region is known for its night festival held in December, which is one of …

For those heading to Nagano for skiing this winter, do not miss a visit to the snow monkeys at Jigokudani Yaen-Koen (located in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture). The park is a popular tourist spot where you can observe Japanese macaques bathing in the hot springs. This 2 day 1 night tour with Club …

Traditional Japanese cuisine “Washoku” was added to the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list recently. This is only the second national cuisine to receive the prized designation after French cooking, which is already distinguished as a national culinary tradition. Read more here. Japan received a new UNESCO world natural heritage status to Mt. Fuji in June …

Save approximately 50% when riding the Narita Express (N’EX) from Narita Airport to Central Tokyo. This one-way discount ticket can be used for Ordinary Car reserved seats of the Narita Express (N’EX) Limited Express Train. It takes about one hour from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station on N’EX. Enjoy a pleasant trip on a comfortable …

To celebrate the launch of their new website, JAPANiCAN is offering 30% off all tours booked before 13th January 2014 and valid for travel until 31st March 2014. If you’re planning a trip to Japan between now and then, take advantage of this great offer and book one! See here: http://bit.ly/J0FWsy JAPANiCAN provides many short …

SYDNEY December 13, 2013 – The ever-popular Japan Expo and Matsuri in Sydney is back at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour on Saturday 14th December, 10am-7pm. Japan Expo and Matsuri in Sydney is Australia’s largest community event celebrating Japanese culture and is held annually featuring the very best music, dance and food from Japan. In 2012 …

Go Biwako Mail Magazine -November 2013

Japan Expo and Matsuri in Sydney is back at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour on Saturday 14th December, 10am-7pm. Japan Expo and Matsuri in Sydney is Australia’s largest community event celebrating Japanese culture and is held annually. The 2012 event had 16,000 visitors and this year’s is set to be bigger and better than ever! Japan …

Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited is beginning sales of the Hayatabi Central Nippon Expressway Pass 2014 for overseas visitors to Japan. This pass allows users an unlimited use of the expressways in the central Japan region for a flat fee for 2-14 consecutive days during a certain period of time.

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