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Japan’s hidden people: Ainu try to keep ancient traditions alive

Japan’s hidden people: Ainu try to keep ancient traditions alive

Outdoor museum in Hokkaido offers insight into a little-understood ethnic group
‘A beautiful life’: The Australian woman who became a geisha

‘A beautiful life’: The Australian woman who became a geisha

One of the few westerners to enter the traditional Japanese profession, Fiona Graham reveals its mysteries
CNNGo in Hokkaido: Snow, onsen and 300+ beers

CNNGo in Hokkaido: Snow, onsen and 300+ beers

CNNGo explores Japan's northernmost island, a winter paradise for lovers of snow, hot springs, seafood and beer
The incredible park that became artist’s ‘final act’

The incredible park that became artist’s ‘final act’

The last work of iconic Japanese-American artist Isuma Noguchi is one of the most intriguing landscapes in the country
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Look, but don't stare! Hanging out with Kyoto's macaques

Look, but don't stare! Hanging out with Kyoto's macaques

A CNN iReporter proves you don't have to brave winter weather to see Japan's adorable "snow monkeys" in action
Andy Warhol in Hong Kong: 'Deeply superficial' artist's works on show

Andy Warhol in Hong Kong: 'Deeply superficial' artist's works on show

A colorful Chairman Mao and 450 more of the artist’s pieces are touring Asia. Here's where to see them
Mesmerized by Okinawa's dramatic underground caves

Mesmerized by Okinawa's dramatic underground caves

iReporter Michael Lynch takes a tour of the ancient caves in Okinawa and discovers glowing streams, psychedelic stalactites and lots of bottles of booze
Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

The rail gateway to Japan's capital celebrates its centennial this month. We're celebrating with 10 wild facts about Tokyo's top traffic hub
Japan's amazing Nabana no Sato winter light show

Japan's amazing Nabana no Sato winter light show

Millions of solar-powered light bulbs make this small botanical garden the hottest spot this winter
Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Different year, same pictures. But still very cute
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