Japan earthquake 2011

Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Photo show organizer Liezel Strauss asks the world, “What does Japan mean to you?”
Ditch the guidebook to avoid Japan's worst tourist draws

Ditch the guidebook to avoid Japan's worst tourist draws

From climbing giant ashtrays to watching tea grow cold, there's far too much attention lavished on the duller side of Japan
Not half bad: 6 of Japan's oddest tourism schemes

Not half bad: 6 of Japan's oddest tourism schemes

Thinking caps on (most of the time) as government, resorts and travel businesses look to bounce back
Japan’s new tsunami zone tourist trade

Japan’s new tsunami zone tourist trade

Tohoku wants understanding, incoming tourists and -- most of all -- their much-needed cash
Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture is out to snare post-quake Chinese tourists with irresistible incentives
Life in Tokyo: From surviving, to thriving

Life in Tokyo: From surviving, to thriving

A resident reflects on life after the quake
A year on: Tourism shudders in quake-hit Japan

A year on: Tourism shudders in quake-hit Japan

New research suggests Tokyo is next in line for a major earthquake. But will that keep visitors away?
Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Final data for 2011 show overseas visitors saw sharpest drop on record
Exhibition: The bewitching art of Fuyuko Matsui

Exhibition: The bewitching art of Fuyuko Matsui

Beauty unleashes the beast through a post-quake show of strength in Yokohama
Mission accomplished for Japan’s Travel Volunteers?

Mission accomplished for Japan’s Travel Volunteers?

Or, how to stage a marathon trek across Japan and be home (almost) in time for Christmas
Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

New trend of big-league retailers trying to woo back overseas shoppers
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city