Category: Japan Events

Japanese Bank And Public Holidays In 2020

Japan typically observes 16 national holidays a year. However, because of the Tokyo Olympics, the bank and public holiday schedule will look a bit different in 2020. If you are planning to visit Japan in 2020 and do not want to deal with crowded theme parks, museums, castles, shrines, temples, and other tourist sites and […]

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2020 Tokyo Travel Guide

In 2020, Japan will host a major international sporting event that is held once every four years. It will once again take place in the capital city of Japan —- Tokyo, making it the first ever Asian city to host the event two times, with the first one happening back in 1964. Important 2020 Dates […]

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Japanese Bank and Public Holidays in 2019

If your trip to Japan coincides with any of its national public holidays, you should expect busier and more crowded trains and buses, higher plane ticket prices and hotel rates, and a number of closed museums, theme parks, and other tourist spots. Before your trip, it is best to check the Japanese national public holidays […]

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For the First Time Ever, the Rugby World Cup is Coming to Asia!

For the first time ever, the Rugby World Cup is coming to Asia! From September 20 to November 2, Japan takes on hosting duties for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 20 international teams will fight it out to take home the much-coveted Webb Ellis Cup. The participating teams are divided into 4 pools. As of […]

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Rugby World Cup Training Camps Revealed

Various cities in Japan will host team camps for the 20 teams participating in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. They were picked from a pool of applicants consisting of about 90 prefectures and cities, after consulting with the different competing teams. According to Akira Shimazu, the 2019 Rugby World Cup organizing committee’s president and CEO, […]

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