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  • Splurge v. Save: Tokyo

    Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but if you know where to look, you can hit the town, see the sights, and eat incredibly well without breaking the bank. (Unless you want to.)

    Posted by Kelly Britton on September 13, 2012 at 12:03:24 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Travel Tips
  • Trip of a Lifetime: Japan by Train

    There are infinite reasons to hit both Tokyo and Kyoto while visiting Japan (mochi donuts, anyone?). So, why not take the train round trip for a once-in-a-lifetime tour all that this amazing country has to offer?

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on August 28, 2012 at 5:01:15 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Tokyo's Best Izakaya

    Want to know how to eat like a local in Tokyo? Follow the little red lanterns (different from other types of red lights) into the city's izakaya—neighborhood joints with mouthwatering, authentic foods.

    Posted by Kelly Britton on August 02, 2012 at 11:53:57 AM EDT in Restaurants
  • On Etiquette in Japan

    Japan is a fascinating, complicated society. So to help make sure you save face on your next visit, here are ten hard-won etiquette tips from Angela Davis-Gardner, author of Butterfly's Child.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on May 11, 2012 at 2:30:00 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Today's Top Headlines: May 10, 2012

    From following the Olympic torch straight to the July 27th opening ceremony to avoiding Canadian airport scanners, and everything in between, here's what we're reading now.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on May 10, 2012 at 3:11:38 PM EDT in Travel Tips, Hotels
  • Palace Hotel Tokyo to Open Next Month

    Where the old Palace Hotel in Tokyo once stood, the new Palace Hotel Tokyo is set to open its doors next month with unparalleled views of the Imperial Palace.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on April 19, 2012 at 5:05:58 PM EDT in News, Hotels
  • Deal Celebrates First Ever Direct Flights from Boston to Asia

    Japanese travel agency KIE/Kintetsu International, in partnership with Japan Airlines, is now offering travelers a multi-day package that includes the first ever non-stop flights from Boston to Tokyo.

    Posted by Kimberly Jaso on February 15, 2012 at 5:53:24 PM EST in Deals, Trip Ideas, News
  • The Year's Most Unusual Cruises

    With mid-cruise voyages to distant landlocked spots as well as uncommon ports of call closer to home, here are some top choices for the most unique cruising itineraries of 2012.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 23, 2012 at 2:11:32 PM EST in Cruises
  • 13 Lessons Learned from Fodorites' 2011 Trip Reports

    Reading trip reports from other travelers can be an invaluable resource for planning your next vacation. They're often great for gathering information on topics such as what to expect when you land, where to find top hotels and the best under-the-radar restaurants, and when to book ahead for must-do activities. Essentially, it's all about the experience of what worked—and perhaps even more importantly, what didn't.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 05, 2012 at 2:54:51 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Win a Free Trip for Four to Japan

    If Japan tops your list of must-see destinations, don’t miss a chance to score a free trip. But better act fast, because you have less than a month to throw in your hat.

    Posted by Rachel Klein on December 05, 2011 at 9:50:44 AM EST in Trip Ideas