For the Tokyo Olympics, staying somewhere more out of town and coming in for events and sightseeing is easily doable thanks to the city’s excellent public transport networks. Photo: Alamy

Where to stay in Tokyo for the Olympics: Airbnb, hotels – even love hotels and cruise ships

  • Places are getting booked up quickly for the 2020 Olympics so if you’re thinking of going, now is the time to get things figured out
  • Besides pricey hotels, there are a range of alternative options: capsule hotels, hostels – even love hotels and parked-up cruise ships
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For the Tokyo Olympics, staying somewhere more out of town and coming in for events and sightseeing is easily doable thanks to the city’s excellent public transport networks. Photo: Alamy
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Mount Yotei is a popular destination for travellers both in winter and summer. Photo: Niseko Photography and Guiding

Hokkaido beyond the ski slopes – and why wealthy foreigners are buying homes in Japan’s north

  • People flock to Japan’s north for some of the best snow in the world, but it is also known for its woodlands, lakes and beautiful coastline
  • More travellers are visiting the area in summer, including wealthy elite seeking second homes
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Mount Yotei is a popular destination for travellers both in winter and summer. Photo: Niseko Photography and Guiding
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