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Grids Hotel and Hostel: Defy Labels at this Cool New Travel Hub

Backpacker youth hostel? Budget hotel? International guesthouse? At Grids Hotel and Hostel, you can experience it all in an authentic new way. Watch the video here.

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WeBase: The Hostel Retreat That’s Making Us All Want to Holiday in Kamakura

[Video] Have you heard the news? There's a new hostel in town. And it's absolutely baller.

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5 Reasons To Visit Tottori

Tottori? That’s, like, somewhere south with the desert, right?

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Be Your Best Self in 2017: Life Lessons from Okinawa

Discover the secret to a long, happy life in this stunning three-part video series promoting travel to Okinawa. As if we needed persuading.

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Culture

Ten Essential Songs for Your Japanese Christmas Party

Wow (or is it torture?) your guests with this ultimate playlist of Japanese Christmas songs.

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Culture

Tokyo Train Tunes Yamanote Line

What's your favorite Tokyo train tune?

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Outdoor Adventures in Hakone with Kim Dao

YouTuber and blogger Kim Dao takes us on a two-day outdoor adventure to Hakone, just west of Tokyo, to experience some of the awesome activities it has to offer.

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Culture

5 Amazing Japanese Albums You’ve Never Heard Of

Looking to discover more Japanese music? This guide covers some of the core sounds to come out of Japan over the past 50 years.

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Win a Trip to Japan 5 Finalists

We've reviewed more than 200 entries and are proud to announce the five semi-finalists in our Win a Trip to Japan competition with Japan Airlines. Check them out here and stay tuned for the winner!

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Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries

Our Win a Trip to Japan contest with Japan Airlines has ended! A huge thank you goes out to everyone who submitted their awesome videos telling us why you want to come to Japan. Check out all of the entries at #gaijinpottravel.

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Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries

Today is the last day of our Win a Trip to Japan contest in partnership with Japan Airlines and the JAL Explorer Pass. There's still a chance to submit your video - applications close midnight tonight (JST).

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Win a Trip to Japan Video Entries

Two days left to go in our Win a Trip to Japan competition! Submit your video for a chance to win a whirlwind tour of the incredible country that is Japan. We've picked some more highlight entries - can you do any better?

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