Travel

Shopping a Kyo Sensu

Jul 20th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
The summer 2011 has been very hot in Japan. Before going to Gion Matsuri, YokosoNews visited Ohnishi Tsune Shoten in Kyoto to shop a Japanese fan (Kyo-sensu) so that we can cool down. Read More

311 Disaster Update #38 - Traveling Japan after 311?

May 31st, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Live at 8pm (JST) on Tue, May 31, 2011, YokosoNews Emergency Weekly Update will talk about East Japan Great Disaster and Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant incident. In this week, we will welcome Dean from JapanTravelMate.com to discuss about traveling in Japan. Read More

Trip to Nara

May 18th, 2011
Posted by sarahfukui
The top attraction in Nara is definitely the DEER! also known as Shika in Japan. They can be found in Nara Park as well as all of the other main attractions in Nara. Read More

[Photo] Yozakura 2011

Apr 30th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Yozakura (よざくら or 夜桜) means "Cherry Blossom at night". Katz and his friends went to Tsurumai, Park, Nagoya on April 10, 2011 to take the photos. Read More

Evening Ohanami 2011

Apr 30th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
No talk. No music. Just the sound of neighborhood. YokosoNews went to shoot the small riverside of Yokkaichi, Japan where thousand of Sakura (cherry blossom) were blooming on April 13, 2011. Read More

Curry lunch and Ohanami 2011

Apr 30th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Paul Funatani & Katz visited Tsurumai Park, Nagoya, Japan for Cherry Blossom viewing (ohanamI) on April 10, 2011. No fancy editing, just a relaxed ohanami. Read More

Trip to Shirakawago, Gifu, Japan

Mar 1st, 2011
Posted by sarahfukui
Recently I went to a place called Shirakawa-go it is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gifu. It is a 2 and a half hour drive from Nagoya. Shirakawa-go is very deep into the mountains and is on the highest peak of Mount Haku in the Ryōhaku Mountains. The are home to a special style of housing called Gassho-Zukuri. Read More

Japan's first step to the WiFi friendly country

Dec 22nd, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Hiroshi Mizohata, Commissioner of Japan Tourism Agency (JTA), said that JTA is working with the local Internet service providers to start the free WiFi services to more than 100 airports and major sightseeing spots in Japan for travelers Read More

Autumn in Kyoto 2010

Dec 21st, 2010
Posted by 514design
Enjoy the scenary of Fall 2010 in Kyoto before the winter hits the rest of Japan. Read More

Medical visa starts on New Year's Day 2011

Dec 19th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Japanese government announced to start issuing "Visa for Medical Stay" in Jan 2011 for the foreign tourists who want (& need) to receive medical treatment or medical check-ups in Japan more than 90 days. Read More