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A timid Asia-Pacific rebound is starting...

After two years with some of the toughest entry and travel restrictions in the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Asia-Pacific region looks set for a return to business travel. But geopolitical events as well as the unclear pandemic strategy of some countries have tinged this optimism with a cloudy veneer. Unlike most countries in […]

This first-hand experience in Tohoku rev...

This Q&A with Gene Miyake, Managing Director of NON-STOP Travel, sheds light on Japan’s Tohoku region, a natural wonderland where contemporary tourism highlights blend with ancient rituals and ultimate relaxation. . We heard that you participated in the Tohoku Familiarization Trip from the Japan National Tourist Board. How was it? My last FAM Trip was […]

Reminder to apply for your new South Kor...

In the fall of 2021 (when it was still nearly impossible for most people to visit) South Korea has introduced an electronic travel authorization that most travelers are now required to request. With Korea reopening in a few weeks, we would like to remind our readers planning to visit that it is now a mandatory […]

Airlines are devising ways to avoid Russ...

United have suspended two routes to India. Finnair has reduced its service in Asia. And the Japanese company All Nippon Airways has suspended flights from London and Paris. But despite these changes, which stem from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, analysts say the need for airlines to avoid Russian airspace will not have a major overall […]

“I don’t like his tour” – Naomi Osaka sa

Tennis star Naomi Osaka is very open about her relationship with her rapper boyfriend, Cordae. The American player recently went on a ‘tour date’, with him, around the East Coast. Asked about her experience and the difference between the two professional tours, Naomi preferred the tennis tour to the music tours. ADVERTISING The article continues […]

Living dangerously in the desert, Christ...

After American Christopher Eubanks picked up his thrilling three-set victory over compatriot Maxime Cressy in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday night, he pointed to his left forearm to say he felt pain. ice in the veins. The former Georgia Tech star saved three match points in the second-set tie-break against […]

Naomi Osaka comes from behind to beat St...

Naomi Osaka picked up a solid victory after returning from an extended layoff on Thursday when she defeated fellow former US Open champion Sloane Stephens at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. After losing the first set 6-3 in windy conditions, the former Japanese world No. 1 won the next two sets 6-1, 6-2 […]

PH airlines ramp up flights as travel ru...

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 8) – Local airlines are bolstering their international and domestic network this summer as the government eases restrictions amid falling COVID-19 cases. In separate statements, Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific said they were taking advantage of the improving coronavirus situation in the country to launch more flights from March. […]

Multilingual tour guides struggle as pan...

“One, two, dong!” shouted a woman in her 60s guiding a group of online tourists using virtual reality technology. On this signal, three Australian tourists moved their bodies in front of their computers as if striking a temple bell. It was part of a trial of an online tour conducted in December that featured the […]

How travel to Europe and Asia is affecte...

Share the article Last update 1 day ago the Russian invasion of Ukraine plunged Europe into themost violent and bloody conflict he has seen since the end of The Second World War. And like Vladimir Poutinetroops continue to gather and push further west into Ukraine, there are fears that already fragile travel industrywho was kneeled […]

US warns against travel to Hong Kong due...

The United States has advised citizens against traveling to Hong Kong, citing strict coronavirus restrictions and the risk of children being separated from their parents as the Chinese city battles a wave of infections. “The Department of State has updated the travel advisory for Hong Kong to Level 4 – Do not travel due to […]

Russia hits back at airline sanctions: T...

Russia has blocked incoming flights from airlines from 36 countries. Meanwhile, Aeroflot has suspended operations in the United States until March 2. The move, announced by Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency on Monday, is the country’s response to Russian flight bans imposed late last week and over the weekend by the UK, EU and Canada. […]

USTA seeks nine-figure fee as ATP Tour s...

The Western & Southern Open, also known as the Cincinnati Masters, is one of the premier tournaments on the tennis calendar. Played on hard courts, it is home to some of the greatest tennis players. Swiss maestro Roger Federer has won the tournament a record seven times. ADVERTISING The article continues below this ad Every […]

Cordae Delivers the Hype at the FABEV To...

Fresh off his latest album, From a bird’s eye view, and a series of sold-out shows across the United States, as well as upcoming European tour dates, Cordae continues to claim its position as the powerful voice of this generation – this time with a standing-room performance at Webster Hall in New York City. Semaj […]

Tennis marks Black History Month | ATP ...

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has launched its new digital exhibition, Breaking the Boundaries of Black Tenniswhich highlights the breakthroughs, evolution and impact of black tennis players and influential contributors to the sport globally. The initial Breaking Boundaries launch includes 70 people representing 19 nations, and will continue to grow with many more inspiring […]

Best travel destinations for 2022: the b...

Looking for inspiration for your next vacation? Then check out our list of the best travel destinations for 2022! These are some of the best places to visit in the world, and we’re sure you’ll find something to suit your needs. So whether you want to explore a new country or relax on a beach, […]

How Black Investors Are Shaping the Food...

Black celebrities like Lewis Hamilton and Jay-Z are increasingly supporting plant-based food companies, using their fame and financial power to fuel a sea of ​​change in the way we eat. The highly visible investments of these celebrities tell the story of the fight against institutional racism in finance, as well as the prediction of a […]

Cup Noodles: How instant food became a s...

Cup Noodles – first marketed in Japan 50 years ago, on September 18, 1971, with an English name, the “s” was dropped due to a translation error – are portable instant ramen eaten with a fork straight from their white, red and gold. cups. I research how products move between America and Japan, creating new […]

Osaka Group Introduces World’s First Glo

Osaka Educational Carethe sixth company provides high-end overseas educational consultation on a global front. It is with honor and a sense of social responsibility that Osaka announces the seventh company Jiva Pranava Wellness Kendra. They offer programs for social reform, spiritual well-being, etc., in innovative methods to achieve internal transformations towards a better quality of […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a huge market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.050 billion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role in the economy […]

Extension of the quasi-state of emergenc...

(Vax before the trip) In response to a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the United States Embassy in Japan today announced that the Japanese government has extended the quasi-state of emergency for 18 additional prefectures which will remain in effect. until February 20, 2022. These measures will prevent the spread of COVID-19 […]

Not just bones, calcium also supports he...

The year 2020 has been a wake-up call in more ways than one. And since then, we are all taking concrete steps in the direction of health and physical fitness. Food plays a major role here. According to health experts around the world, a well-balanced diet helps promote a healthy body and mind. A well-balanced […]

Kid Rock Reveals 2022 Bad Reputation Tou...

Kid Rock takes his “bad reputation” on tour. The country rock star is heading for a 25-show trek across the United States with special guests Foreigner, Grand Funk Railroad, Jason Bonham and Trey Lewis’ Led Zeppelin Evening on select dates. The 2022 Bad Reputation Tour kicks off April 6 at the Ford Center in Evansville, […]

A new airline will connect Asia to the U...

Share the article Last update 20 hours ago The new US airline, Northern Pacific Airways, hopes to take off in late 2022, giving travelers new options for flying from North America to destinations in Asia. On the airline’s official website, they state, “An airline should do more than just ‘get you there’. Northern Pacific Airways […]

The 5 best things our food writers ate i...

French Dip at Carbon Kitchen + Market At the start of the Twin Cities food truck revolution, the hunt for good bites became an epic quest of following trucks on Twitter or bumping into them in surprising places. Gastrotruck was part of this early push to cook outside of the usual kitchen and to bring […]

Q&A | What Omicron Means for Japan’s Pa

~~ Like many countries around the world, Japan is now seeing the impact of the Omicron variant in increasing new daily infections. Between January 1 and January 8, the number of new daily infections increased 16 times (from 500 to over 8,000 respectively) across the country. On January 12, Tokyo registered 2,198 new patients. At […]

NJPW Announces Title Fights and Line-ups...

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling Title fights and lines have been pushed back for the Golden Series tour. Coming off the three-night Wrestle Kingdom 16 streak, New Japan Pro-Wrestling heads to its “Golden Series” tour which commemorates the company’s 50th anniversary. The annual anniversary show is scheduled for March 1, but on the road to […]

Title matches announced for NJPW’s Golde

NJPW Title matches have been announced for NJPW’s Golden Series tour which begins January 20 and runs through February 20. The final two nights of shows in Hokkaido will have title matches. On February 20, Kazuchika Okada will defend the IWGP World Heavyweight title against Tetsuya Natio, Toru Yano will face Minoru Suzuki for the […]

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo – Janu

Strict border rules to continue On January 11, the Japanese government announced that strict border restrictions barring most foreign nationals from entering Japan would continue until at least the end of February. All travelers from the United States must comply with a mandatory three- or six-day quarantine at facilities designated by the Japanese government. The […]

Canada added to ‘do not travel’ list

(CNN) — Canada was moved into the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s highest risk category for travel on Monday. Canada has seen a sharp rise in cases as the Omicron variant spreads. The country recorded 294,437 new cases for the week ending Jan. 8, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University, its highest […]

Peruvian police visit Lima disguised as ...

Reuters Videos Oscar winner and pioneer, Sidney Poitier dies at 94 SIDNEY POITIER: “I was brought up by my parents to be an instrument of change, for good, for respect, for the irreplaceable qualities of a human being. Sidney Poitier, who broke racial barriers as the first black winner of the Best Actor Oscar and […]

Jessie Diggins wins the second race of t...

Jessie diggins clinched his second victory in three stages of the Tour de Ski, moving up to first place overall in the cross-country ski stage race similar to the Tour de France. Diggins won a furious sprint to the finish line of a 10km freestyle in Oberstdorf, Germany, beating the Swede Frida karlsson (half a […]

Most Japanese nationals want to travel t...

The top destination most Japanese nationals want to travel to after the pandemic is Hawaiʻi, according to a recent online survey conducted by Hawaiʻi Tourism Japan. The survey received nearly 14,595 responses, most of whom have traveled to Hawaiʻi before. About 64% of respondents said Hawaii would be the first place they would go. Many […]

9 food trends that will dominate in 2022...

Espresso martini at Poka Lola. Photo by Brittany Anas Eat and drink The good news is that the espresso martini is probably not going anywhere. By Brittany Anas December 30, 2021 You don’t need a crystal ball to predict some of the trends that will continue to dominate Denver’s food scene in 2022. QR codes […]

New travel apps to help you plan your ne...

While travel is loaded amid the rise of the Omicron variant, people are still dreaming of their next getaway. There are even new apps to make travel planning and enjoyment easier. A number of these were introduced (and some old favorites updated) when travel was at a standstill. Wondering which one to try? Here’s a […]

[Corona ni Makeruna] Drinks and dietetic...

~~ | This year’s keywords chosen by food companies picked their keywords of the year in December, and they are: [non] alcohol-flavored drinks to dine at a restaurant, and oatmeal rice to eat there. Choices reflect lifestyle, as COVID-19 has kept many people at home again in 2021, as they did in 2020 when the […]

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo (Decem

CONTINUED RESTRICTIONS FOR TRAVEL TO JAPAN Travelers arriving from the United States – including all 50 states, the District of Columbia and all US territories – are now required to self-quarantine at a location designated by the Japanese government for the first three or six days (depending on point of origin) of their 14-day quarantine. […]

Travel stocks plummet as omicron trigger...

Shares in the U.S. travel sector fell Monday on rising cases of omicron and hundreds more flight cancellations, which left travelers stranded across the country over the holidays. More than 1,000 flights were canceled within, to or from the United States on Monday, according to data from flight tracking website FlightAware.com. Worldwide, more than 2,600 […]

Everything We Know About Universal Orlan...

Click to enlarge Photo via NBCUniversal Universal Orlando Epic Universe Park With pre-construction work underway, in late 2019, NBCUniversal announced its most ambitious theme park development in the United States in its more than 100-year history. As action at the site began to escalate in 2020, the pandemic caused the project to be on hold […]

Travel to Japan during Covid-19: what yo...

Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high around the world. Health officials warn that travel increases your chances of contracting and spreading the virus. Staying at home is the best way to contain transmission. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated on December 23. (CNN) – If […]

Singapore and Malaysia are freezing tick...

Singapore said on Wednesday it would stop selling plane and bus tickets to passengers from two dozen countries with which it had established vaccinated travel routes – a setback for a program the island nation had hoped for revive its economy affected by the pandemic. It has joined other countries in the Asia-Pacific region to […]

Japan hits annual food export target of ...

The annual value of Japan’s exports of food, agricultural, forestry and fishery products topped 1 trillion yen ($8.7 billion) for the first time in 2021, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday. The value of exports between January and November was 1,060 billion yen. Matsuno told a press conference that the figure was “the […]

Britain lifts post-Fukushima restriction...

The British government has begun the process of lifting restrictions on the import of agricultural products from Japan, a measure imposed following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, potentially removing barriers to such imports as early as next spring, announced Friday the Ministry of Agriculture. In its assessment of the potential health risks of Japanese food imports, […]

APP World Tour Announces 2022 Race Sched...

ERICEIRA, Portugal – APP is thrilled to announce its 2022 season for SUP racing which consists of top-tier venues around the world that will deliver world-class action and an unforgettable journey to crowning World Champions male and female. Here is the line: Santa Monica, United States: June 26-28 Spain: August 5 – 7 (to be […]

What we know so far

~~ ~ The Omicron variant of COVID-19 made its spectacular entry in late November and continues to rock politics and medicine around the world. First detected in the Netherlands and brought to the world’s attention by South Africa, it has so far been detected in more than 30 countries around the world. Infected patients can […]

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo (Decem

COVID-19 TEST FOR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES From December 6, all air passengers, regardless of their vaccination status, must present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States, regardless of their nationality. This tighter testing schedule provides an additional degree of public health protection as scientists […]

MLF 2022 Bass Pro Tour pitch announced –

Major League Fishing (MLF) today announced the full lineup for the 2022 Bass Pro Tour, the fourth season of professional bass fishing’s most visible and competitive tournament circuit. The field of 80 of the world’s top bass fishing professionals will visit seven fisheries during the regular season of the Bass Pro Tour and compete for […]

“Two steps forward and one step back”

New travel restrictions are taking hold in Japan and other countries due to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Above, passengers walk through the international arrivals area at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan on Tuesday. (Associated Press) Another Greek letter is making headlines and the travel industry is bracing for another COVID-19 jolt. Several […]

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo (Novem

Location: Japan UPDATED TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NEW QUARANTINE POLICY FOR US BUSINESS TRAVELERS TO JAPAN The Government of Japan has announced that starting November 8, 2021, fully vaccinated business travelers will be able to travel to Japan and will be eligible for a reduced quarantine period of three […]

Nintendo to open second store in Osaka, ...

Nintendo will be opening a new official physical store in Osaka, Japan in late 2022. The new store will appear at Daimaru Umeda, one of the city’s most well-known department stores, located near Osaka Station. Nintendo Osaka will be the company’s second permanent official store in Japan. Its first store in Tokyo is located in […]

Naomi Osaka tested by Coco Gauff, wins t...

Two days after a thoughtful exchange with a local sports columnist, Naomi Osaka made a more relevant statement on the pitch. She is back. Down a set and a break at 17 Coco Gauff, second-ranked Osaka battled back to earn a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, her first […]

World’s first specialty egg store opens

Eggwich, otherwise written as egg’wich, is a new type of hamburger that replaces hamburger buns with eggs. It has recently gained attention as a healthy alternative to conventional bread burgers because it allows you to increase your protein intake while reducing your sugar intake. It was created in the United States, so it may be […]

MEET LITTLE TOKYO: TaNoTa Takoyaki – Sha

TaNoTaTakoyaki opened their brick-and-mortar Little Tokyo in 2018, but they’ve been part of the neighborhood as a food truck since 2010. It was originally started by three surfing friends, Takeo, Nori and Taichi (hence TaNoTa). Takeo is now the sole owner of the brick and mortar storefront at Japanese Village Plaza. Sharing the same space […]

The 5 best moments from BTS’s concert in

After a hiatus of almost a month, BTS is officially back on tour. RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook took to the stage in Osaka, Japan on July 6, 2019 to present their first of two Osaka shows at Yanmar Stadium Nagai. As usual, the concert was absolutely epic, and while it’s hard […]

Travel to Osaka: The year will be great ...

Dealing with a 27th wrestler in person was not high on my to-do list when I arrived in Japan. But I was in his backyard in Sakurai, near where sumo started 2,000 years ago, so it seemed rude not to. Seconds later, I realized that I had secured the shiroboshi (victory) and honor of my […]