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    Travelling responsibly in Japan

    The post Travelling responsibly in Japan appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. There is a new travel trend rising as people are more conscious on how their activities and the things they buy affect the environment. The desire to travel more responsibly and minimise our environmental impact as well as give back to local communities has been gradually gathering pace for years. Responsible tourism allows travellers to immerse in the destination whilst uncovering local experiences with a justification of the air miles taken to get there. In Japan, where cleanliness is taken seriously, there are ways to travel responsibly. Michinoku Coastal Trail Running along the coast of…

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    Outdoor activities along the Mitsuboshi Kaidou (Three-Star Road) in Japan

    The post Outdoor activities along the Mitsuboshi Kaidou (Three-Star Road) in Japan appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Spread across five cities and running through four prefectures, Three-Star Road cuts through the Japan Alps offering visitors a chance to experience a truly authentic Japan. The region boasts a wealth of adventure activities for visitors to enjoy from spring canyoning to summer hiking to winter skiing. Here we round up the top adventure activities to endure along the Three Star Road. Canyoning down Jinzu River, Gifu Canyoning in Japan is an exciting and exhilarating activity that is often done from May to October when the weather is warm…

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    New Pokémon Wonder forest in Japan opening this month

    The post New Pokémon Wonder forest in Japan opening this month appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Rather than a traditional amusement park with rides and mascots, visit Pokémon Wonder is situated in a vast forest within Yomiuriland, a theme park on the outskirts of Tokyo. The previously inaccessible area had remained untouched 20 years before this 4,500-square meter Pokémon-themed forest was created to take fans on a lusciously green adventure. With games like Pokémon Go and the new Pokémon Snap, the new forest takes inspiration from the concepts and creates an entire forest for fans to wander around and have a scavenger hunt experience looking for…

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    Japan to start accepting applications for vaccination passports from 26 July

    The post Japan to start accepting applications for vaccination passports from 26 July appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Japan will start accepting applications for vaccination passports from July 26 for people who have been fully inoculated against Covid-19 to travel internationally, chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato said. Whether to use such certificates for domestic economic activities as business circles request is under consideration by the Japanese government, the chief cabinet secretary said, adding that people should not be discriminated against or forced unfairly due to whether they have been vaccinated or not. The vaccination certificates will be official records issued by municipalities. It will show information…

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    Japan, Maldives ban travellers from India, Pakistan, other countries

    TOKYO: Japan and Maldives have announced a ban on flights from several countries including Pakistan and India, in a bid to contain surging COVID-19 infections. The Maldives has banned travellers from across South Asia despite having one of the world’s most successful vaccination roll-outs. The Maldives, whose economy relies on tourists visiting its pristine atolls, has suffered a more than 15-fold increase in daily infections in the past week. Authorities said tourist arrivals from the key Indian market and other South Asian countries would stop from Thursday. They have already banned the entry of foreign labourers from around South Asia except health workers. “These restrictions apply to travellers originating from…