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6 Destinations in Japan Where the Locals Love to Go

Get off the tourist track and delve a little deeper into Japan.

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15 New Reasons We Can’t Wait to Get Fully Vaccinated and Travel Abroad

Here are the dishes, drinks, cultural attractions and stays that have us dreaming of booking a plane ticket.

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Japanese Town Hopes ¥30 Million Statue of Gigantic Squid Will Draw Tourists

The statue is meant to symbolize the town’s local cuisine, where squid is considered a delicacy.

Kagi Maldives

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The Top 8 New Design Hotels in Asia

We’re obsessed with these über-stylish accommodations.

Capella Bangkok

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T+L It List 2021: These are the best new hotels in the world this year

Presenting the Travel + Leisure It List 2021

First-class Dinners

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Tickets for $540 First-class Dinners Aboard Parked Airplane Sell Out at Tokyo Airport

All meals are served with endless glasses of wine or champagne.

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Overseas Spectators Officially Not Allowed at This Year’s Olympics

This conclusion will further contribute to ensure safe and secure Games for all participants and the Japanese public.

Hotels & Resorts

These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

Hotels & Resorts

8 AWESOME PRIVATE VILLAS FOR YOUR NEXT GROUP GETAWAY

We love our hotels, but #villalife is really something special. Get inspired for your next group trip with this round-up of killer villas across the region.

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8 of Asia’s Most ‘Bling Empire’ Valentine’s Days

We know travel restrictions mean you probably can’t avail of any of these offers. But here’s a bit of Valentine’s voyeurism into some of Asia’s most extravagant romantic experiences.

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Lucky 7 Valentine’s Dinners to Help You Get Lucky

If home is where the heart is, these restaurants around our region really set ours aflutter. Here are 7 of our favorite fine-dining spots that deliver Valentine’s Day to your door.

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Why We Wish Every Taxi Were an Udon Noodle Taxi

Could it get any more Japanese than driving around to a bunch of delicious noodle joints with a big bowl of fake noodles on your roof?

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Universal Studios Japan Just Launched a Virtual Tour of the New Super Nintendo World

Here’s your chance to see the magic before the park opens next month.

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These 6 Countries Will Pay You to Go On Vacation

Over the past few months, staycations and domestic travel have pushed round-the-world journeys off our agendas. Check out these deals that make it easier—and cheaper—to travel in your home country.

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School Cafeterias in Japan Are Serving Top-quality Kobe Beef to Make Up for Low Restaurant Demand

“I’m gonna brag about it to my parents.”

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A Japanese Space Mission Has Brought a Piece of Asteroid Down to Earth

This is the second time a Japanese space capsule has captured asteroid material.

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These Trips to Nowhere Are More Than Flights of Fancy

From mile-high dating games to temple flybys, airlines are pooh-poohing Covid border closures with plane tickets that go roundtrip in a single flight.

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These Are the Most Expensive Cities to Live in During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Three cities are tied in the number one spot. Can you guess what they are?

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Back to Basics Tourism, Or How to Survive the Zombiepocalypse

If knowledge is power, then self-reliance is the new luxury. As the routines of our lives are upended, more of us are seeking to travel in ways that prepare us for whatever the world throws at us next. Here’s how to prep for the survivalist-tourism trend.

Inspiration

Forget Fall Foliage. Hit Up Harvest Time in Japan

Only in Japan would a rustic country farmstay include a disco greenhouse. A quick hop from Tokyo takes you straight into this organic wonderland. Strawberries and sweet potato heaven.

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Japan is Reopening Its Borders From October 1st

Starting October 1, Japan is reopening its borders to all foreign nationals with long-term permits to stay or those visiting for shorter-term business trips.

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A Country-By-Country Guide to Coronavirus Recovery in Asia

Here’s when and where you might be able to travel again in Asia.

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8 Off-The-Wall Family Trip Experiences

Mix things up on your next family trip with activities that get the imagination—and the adrenaline— flowing.

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

We may all be stuck indoors, but, thanks to Google Earth, we can still experience the dreamy pink trees from our couches.

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Where to go 2020

Twenty places to visit this year, including the majestic Hunza Valley, Bangkok for those with an appetite, and a new-look Kyoto.

Inspiration

3 Reasons to Travel in August

T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.

Hotels & Resorts

These 6 Design Hotels Are Millennial-Approved

Low-budget, high-design, next-gen hotels have begun to sweep Asia, an on-trend fit for digital nomads, flashpackers and aesthetes alike.

Hotels & Resorts

Japan’s first “dispersed” hotel encourages guests to stroll Kyoto

A night in a ryokan is already a singular experience, but a new, unconventional accommodation concept in Kyoto provides a stay that’s truly immersive.