Tokyo Olympics

Logo The 2020/2021 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad is an international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place  July 23 – August 8 in Tokyo, Japan. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, starting at 7am ET/4am. PT. The Closing Ceremony is set for …

Japan Links

Japan flag Links related to Japan presented in somewhat random fashion: ReferencesEvent Time AnnouncerCurrent time in Tokyo HeadlinesLessons from parks in Japan – @topeteKintsugi: 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 …

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 …

Hanami

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers Embedded Tweets WikipediaHanami Planeta

Tokyo

Photo: Marc Veraart, Scene from a park Spotlight on Tokyo Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FxnYURs6SJxizDMR6 HeadlinesLessons from parks in Japan – @topeteThe 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 …

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 …

Sapporo, Japan

Photo: Luca Sartoni Sapporo, capital of Japan’s mountainous island of Hokkaido, is famous for its beer, skiing, and annual Sapporo Snow Festival featuring enormous ice sculptures. Google Maps Elsewhere on the Webcity.sapporo.jpsapporo.travelUnesco Creative City Photos WikipediaSapporoSapporo Dome Planeta.com

Experience Japan Pictograms

Image: Pictograms provided by courtesy of Nippon Design Center / Experience Japan Pictograms Elsewhere on the Web and supporting tourism in Japan from a visual design perspective, introducing Experience Japan Pictograms – experience-japan.info More about the project: EXPERIENCE JAPAN PICTOGRAMS are a novel set of visual symbols developed for people of all cultures and ages …

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 – …