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Japan's Iwate Prefecture: Wild, White, and Wonderful

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 08/29/2018, 10:00 PM

A lot has happened to Iwate Prefecture, in the Tokohu region, since the 2011 tsunami: Since then, it has added Japan’s newest national park, the country’s longest hiking trail, two World Heritage Sites, and a stadium that will play host to the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Here's how to see it....

The Undiscovered Delights of Japan's Ise-Shima National Park

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 03/06/2017, 12:00 AM

Ise-Shima may not be well known outside Japan, but this national park is full of surprises: the country's most important Shinto shrine, coastal cliffs, a fascinating pearl-cultivating tradition, a quirky theme park, and more....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Japan

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 06/01/2010, 12:00 AM

It's too early to tell whether the Japan Tourism Agency's campaign to attract more overseas tourists is working, but changes to air and train routes are changing things for visitors....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Hong Kong

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 04/08/2009, 12:00 AM

Hong Kong's downturn translates into bargains for travelers looking for deals in airfares and hotels -- the local government has waived the 3% accommodations tax, making hotel rates that much cheaper. ...

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Japan

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 08/01/2008, 12:00 AM

The government introduces easier systems for planning trips around the country, Narita Airport and Tokyo break ground on a new rail link, Hilton adds a hotel in the chilly north, and more news from Japan. ...

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Tokyo

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 07/21/2008, 12:00 AM

A dipping exchange rate and price increases for taxis make travel to Tokyo slightly tougher for U.S. residents, but better websites and more budget beds help ease the pain....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Hong Kong

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 03/01/2007, 12:00 AM

Here are the latest openings, offerings, changes, and events in Hong Kong and Macau....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Tokyo

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 06/14/2006, 12:00 AM

Here are the latest openings, offerings, and events in Japan's capitol....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Japan

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 06/14/2006, 12:00 AM

Get the latest travel information for destinations across the country....

What's New: An Online Update for Frommer's Hong Kong

By Beth Reiber

Posted on 02/01/2005, 12:00 AM

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