Japan Links

Japan flag Links related to Japan presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesKintsugi: Japan’s ancient art of embracing imperfectionJapan adopts green growth plan to go carbon free by 2050How a White Lie Gave Japan KFC for Christmas – Atlas ObscuraKeirin School: Inside the strict and secret world of bicycle racing in Japan – BBChttps://www.citylab.com/life/2020/02/japan-lost-and-found-phone-wallet-purse-tokyo-property-law/604645http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20191006-what-japan-can-teach-us-about-cleanlinessTourists In Kyoto …

2021 Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Logo The 2020/2021 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place  in Tokyo, Japan. Key Linksolympic.org/tokyo-2020 HeadlinesTick-Tock: The Tokyo Olympics hit the 200-days-to-go mark Embedded Tweetstk Official Spin olympic.org:Aligning with the reforms advocated by Olympic Agenda 2020, the Tokyo Games …

Hiroshima

Photo: Shawn Harquail, Atomic Bomb Dome Spotlight on Hiroshima World War 2At 8:15 a.m. on 6 August 1945, the first atomic bomb to be used in war was dropped by the United States Army Air Forces from the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber. The force of the atomic bomb effectively obliterated the city of Hiroshima, …

Kyoto

Photo: Patrick Lewis Kyoto is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu, Kyoto forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/phz8pp1eJQbKsEeG7 HeadlinesTourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha’s Lives Difficult MarketsNishiki Market Arashiyama Bamboo GroveArashiyama Bamboo Grove – …

Japan

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Kyoto Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands. The country is located in the Pacific Ocean and nearby neighbors include China, North Korea, South Korea, Russia, and Taiwan. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Japan? = 地元の人々は日本を知るために何を訪問者のようになるだろうか?(Jimoto no hitobito wa Nihon o shiru …

Japan Tourism

Image: Board of Tourist Industry/Japanese Government Railways via Boston Public Library Links related to travel and tourism in Japan Tourism PortalsJapan Tourist Information Centers The PDF Files of Brochures in 6 Languages @Visit_Japan Tourism Related Issues in Japan Golf tourism: Before World War II, there were only 23 golf courses in all of Japan and …

Tanabata

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Tanabata (Japanese: たなばた or 七夕, meaning “Evening of the seventh”), also known as the Star Festival (星祭り Hoshi matsuri), is a Japanese festival originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival. Elsewhere on the Webcoara.or.jp/~mieko/hoshi.htmtanabatalosangeles.org Embedded Tweets Photos WikipediaTanabata Planeta

Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FxnYURs6SJxizDMR6 HeadlinesThe underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBCTake one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz ReferenceCurrent Local Time Recommended ListeningLost and Found: Tokyo Elsewhere on the WebSake Tours – @saketours Features Planeta.com

Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. South Africa won the championship after beating England in the final, with this being their third title since 1995. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links rugbyworldcup.com qualifying news news Headlines Stadium Guide – Guardian Rugby World Cup: Streaming ‘lag’ means action will appear first on …