Travel

STAY HOME, PLAN THE FUTURE

Visiting Yufuin, Kyushu’s haven of tranquility and charm

0 Comments

Say Kyushu and onsen in the same sentence and everyone thinks Beppu. Beppu is a sprawling onsen town located on Japan’s southernmost island. It is famous as one of the country’s best spa towns. Beppu is famed for its “hell hot springs”, or jigoku onsen, several unique springs with vibrant… Read

Travel

Airports reject vaccine requirement as travel debate intensifies

7 Comments

Aviation industry opposition to requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for passengers has intensified as impending drug approvals trigger a debate over their role in air travel. Airports Council International, which represents airports worldwide, joined most airlines in calling for a choice between testing or vaccination, fearing a blanket rule imposing pre-flight… Read

Travel

Visit the JAL Factory Sky Museum from home with remote tour

1 Comment

To prevent spreading COVID-19, JAL has decided to suspend the Factory Tour and move it online. Japan Airlines have come up with the JAL Remote Factory Tour program, which allows you to learn more about the system and airplanes from the comfort of your own home. The tour goes for… Read

Travel

Enjoy a virtual Shikoku Pilgrimage experience with the ‘Ohenro Walking’ App

2 Comments

Put your hiking boots on and get ready to experience the Shikoku Pilgrimage from your local area with the virtual pilgrimage experience "Ohenro Walking" app. The phone application allows users to explore the Shikoku Pilgrimage from their current location without the need to physically travel to Shikoku - which during… Read

Travel

Japan’s coldest prefecture offering frozen river open-air soaking this winter

7 Comments

Japanese love a good bath, and at any hot spring the nicest tub of all will be an open-air one. It’s not like the joys of an open-air soak are confined to the warmer parts of the year either, as Japan even has a word, yukimiburo, for the special luxury of… Read

Travel

Aviation bodies seek airport slots relief for much of 2021

0 Comments

Global aviation heavyweights led by airline body IATA are pushing to suspend airport slot access rules until October 2021, they said, but will give some ground to budget carriers angered by measures they deem anti-competitive. The draft proposal, first reported by Reuters, was issued jointly by IATA, airports body ACI… Read

Travel

IATA to test digital health pass by year-end

3 Comments

IATA is in the final development phase of a digital health pass designed to support the safe reopening of borders. Some governments are beginning to use testing as a means of limiting the risks of COVID19 importation without the need for quarantine. The IATA Travel Pass will help to manage… Read

Travel

Delta to block middle seats until March 30

5 Comments

Delta has confirmed that it will continue blocking the middle seats on flights up to March 30, 2021. As more medical experts agree on the safety of air travel thanks to the multiple layers of protection in place, blocking seats into spring 2021 will undoubtedly provide even more confidence and… Read

Travel

Iriomote idyll – enjoying a remote island paradise

2 Comments

Who doesn’t love the idea of chillaxing on a remote tropical island, especially as winter approaches? How about one that is remote, yet relatively easy to reach, offers blue water, white sand beaches, deep green jungles and dark, star-filled night skies? You want Iriomote, the second largest island in Okinawa… Read

STAY HOME, PLAN THE FUTURE

Tofuku-Ji : Inspiring gardens and autumn madness at Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple

2 Comments

Tofuku-ji Temple is arguably the spot for viewing the changing colors of the autumn leaves. The main garden’s path takes you through a forest of maple trees and then up above it – via the famous Tsuten-kyo Bridge – so that you peer down on a blanket of red. It’s a breathtaking… Read

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites


©2020 GPlusMedia Inc.