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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Hongkongers stranded in Tokyo after deadly snowstorm hits Japan

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:58pm by Ernest Kao, Agence France-Presse, Reuters

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Snow leaves tourists stranded in Tokyo At least two Hong Kong tour groups were stuck at Tokyo's Narita Airport for much of the weekend as Japan suffered one of its heaviest snowfalls in decades. Some of the tourists, all of whom returned home late last night, had been stuck at the airport since Saturday, the day they were originally meant ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... the South Pacific, Bali, Kota Kinabalu, Taiwan, Japan and elsewhere in the region, offering a reasonably convenient way to get yourself aboard one of the more interesting and exclusive cruises ... describes as "the tallest building in Japan". While undeniably lofty, the 60-storey, 300-metre-high Abeno Harukas (right)- the upper floors of which are occupied by the hotel- is less than ...

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    Hiroshima: an open secret

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... that snake through densely forested slopes of pine and evergreen oaks. It is crowned by the award-winning Museum of Contemporary Art, opened in 1989, Japan's first public contemporary-art ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... For opening rates at both hotels, go to www.starwoodhotels.com. Deal of the week A good option for a last-minute break in Japan, Cathay Pacific Holidays' Osaka Promotion package starts from ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Holidays has several skiing destinations still on the books, in South Korea and Japan, starting from HK$3,290 per person for two nights at the Yongpyong Resort (pictured), which is a couple of hours' drive east of Seoul. Options in Japan include resorts in Hokkaido, including Club Med Sahoro, which starts from HK$13,840 per person for four nights, but this includes full board, ski ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... breakfast. For more details and reservations, visit www.swiretravel.com or call 3151 8888. Spring sighting Arriving in Japan at just the right time to see the best of the sakura, or spring cherry ... properties. Hanami forecasts inevitably change and it's not an exact science but you can keep up to date at www.japan-guide.com/e/e2011.html and www.jnto.go.jp/sakura.       ...

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    As nature intended: Japan's Oki Islands

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... The Oki Islands of Japan are an unspoiled oasis of calm and charm, finds Steve Powell. Pictures by Angeles Marin Before he left his home in the country, novelist David Mitchell gave me a piece of advice: “If you only make one trip while you are in Japan, make sure it’s to the Oki Islands.” They were, he assured me, a little patch of old Japan as yet untainted by pachinko, ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... the South Pacific, Japan, China, Singapore and the recently opened Suez Canal from 1876 to 1877. Arriving in Hong Kong in February 1877, she "landed on the Praya, a fine quay, extending ...

  9. Business - Money - TRAVEL

    A yen for Japan

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP, PAUL SOH

    ... Tiffany Ap and Paul Soh As its currency slides amid a government drive to reflate the economy, Japan has never been a more affordable destination for Hongkongers A yen for Japan Macqueena Fan has been to Japan 15 times. She is a huge fan of the cuisine and every time she goes, she makes sure she indulges in local delicacies like sashimi and Sendai gyutan, a type of grilled ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:27pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... www.marriott.com or use Google for more direct navigation. Deal of the week With the Japanese yen reaching near-record lows this month, the Japan Rail Pass is probably the best travel deal on the market ...




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