S. Korean tourism to Japan down 35%: Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

S. Korean tourism to Japan down 35%: Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

Japan’s immigration office says the number of South Korean tourists coming to the country for short visits dropped significantly this summer. From August 9 to the 18th, just 12-thousand South Koreans entered Japan through Narita Airport, which is a 35 percent decrease from the same period last year. The immigration office attributed the sudden drop […]

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Flower Park Hanakairo, Shrines and local specialities, Eco tour trial, Ecotourism in Tottori

Flower Park Hanakairo, Shrines and local specialities, Eco tour trial, Ecotourism in Tottori

September 14, 2013(Saturday) This time the trial ecotour took place in different places around Daisen, including shrines, the Flower Park Hanakairo, lunch in a village for local specialties and more. This is the E trial tour of the International Ecotourism Conference. Please follow us to know more! First accompanied with NHK cameras we visited Akaiiwa […]

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Finding Baby GIANTS?!

Finding Baby GIANTS?!

– It’s a baby salamander. I mean, it looks big to you and me as compared to salamanders, but this is tiny when we’re talking Japanese Giant Salamanders. ♪ Fire ♪ ♪ A fire on the mountain ♪ What’s going on Coyote Pack? And, welcome to Base Camp, a special Japanese Giant Salamander edition. – […]

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BIGGEST Salamander in Japan!

BIGGEST Salamander in Japan!

– Alright, comin’ up. Alright guys, I’m going in. Whoa. There’s the head, there’s the head. Look at it, it’s the size of a cantaloupe. (energetic music) (animal roars) – [Coyote Voiceover] The giant salamander is considered a special national monument by the Japanese government, and for centuries, it has lurked in the shadows of […]

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For Tourism ISHIKAWA

For Tourism ISHIKAWA

Have you heard of Ishikawa? As a popular tourist spot in Japan, Ishikawa allures many tourists every day. In addition to Japanese tourists, Ishikawa is becoming a popular destination for tourists from around the world. What brings so many tourists to Ishikawa these days? The answer lies in four unique aspects of Ishikawa. Let’s explore […]

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New life for old towns through sustainable tourism: Alex Kerr at TEDxKyoto 2013

New life for old towns through sustainable tourism: Alex Kerr at TEDxKyoto 2013

Translator: Akinori Oyama Reviewer: Takahiro Shimpo You know, here in Kyoto, in this lovely hall a lot of well-dressed people carrying iPhones. Or, if you go to Osaka, you see people with their Louis Vuitton. Everything looks fine. And, of course, it is fine. Japan is a very wealthy country with one of the strongest […]

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Seoul-Tokyo trade row damaging Japan’s tourism industry

Seoul-Tokyo trade row damaging Japan’s tourism industry

now with more and more South Koreans boycotting Japanese products over Tokyo’s export curbs local consumers are now turning their backs increasingly on taking trips to Japan it has actually reached the point where Japanese media outlets are admitting the sharp decrease in visitors from South Korea is becoming a serious cause of concern Eastern […]

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Day in the Life of a Typical Japanese Office Worker in Tokyo

Day in the Life of a Typical Japanese Office Worker in Tokyo

so in this video I’m gonna show you guys what it’s like to work in a Japanese office this is Emmy a 24 year old Japanese woman working in Tokyo and she is just waking up this is her morning routine she doesn’t take a shower to get ready for work as some may assume […]

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Trial Ecotour – Ecotourism in Tottori

Trial Ecotour – Ecotourism in Tottori

こんにちは、鳥取県エコツーリズムオフィスのジェロームです。 私たちは九月のエコツーリズム国際大会2013in鳥取を準備してます。 情報と登録についてはホームページを見てください。 エコツーリズム国際大会で開催するエクスカーションコースの1つをご紹介します。 今日は、モニターツアーということでガイドの方や参加者のかたにご協力いただいて、 10月の本大会のエクスカーションをより良いものにしていきたいと思います。 今日は大山を散策し、 ガイドなしではたどり着けない秘密の場所にもお連れします。 Hi, my name is Takao Ishimura and I’m the Vice-President of International Ecotourism Conference working on holding International Ecotourism Conference 2013 in Tottori as Vice-President of executive committee. We are on a monitor tour of the excursion courses that we are planning for the conference, and would […]

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Tokyo Tourist Traps | Japan Travel Tips

Tokyo Tourist Traps | Japan Travel Tips

[Music] so in this video I’m going to share with you some of the places I feel a little bit overrated and also give you some tips and advice for when traveling those areas and let’s set up with this one behind me Tokyo Tower and the center of Tokyo standing at 333 meters high […]

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