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12 reasons to visit Japan in 2012
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12 reasons to visit Japan in 2012

One top tourist draw for every month of the new year
Tokyo's best no-smoking bars
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Tokyo's best no-smoking bars

Or, liver damage without the lung damage
Jack Sparrow takes the helm of a Tokyo cake store
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Jack Sparrow takes the helm of a Tokyo cake store

Arrrrrr you ready for a pirate-themed café, people of Nakano?
2k540: There's more to Akihabara than nerds and maids
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2k540: There's more to Akihabara than nerds and maids

Named for a geeky railway term, 2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan puts a futuristic spin on craftsmanship
Exhibition: The bewitching art of Fuyuko Matsui
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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?
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Mission accomplished for Japan’s Travel Volunteers?

Or, how to stage a marathon trek across Japan and be home (almost) in time for Christmas
Bizarre Nagano ski resort a winter hot spot
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Bizarre Nagano ski resort a winter hot spot

Nozawa Onsen offers free hot springs, sake, fireworks and ... angry mobs?
Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts
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Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

New trend of big-league retailers trying to woo back overseas shoppers
Tokyo 2012 ultimate dining guide
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Tokyo 2012 ultimate dining guide

Where to go and what to order in the food capital of the world
Shopping in Singapore is better than Paris
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Shopping in Singapore is better than Paris

Secret shoppers rate the prettiest, most welcoming, most customer-friendly retail streets -- which is your no. 1?
Tokyo Marathon fun run seeks international approval
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Tokyo Marathon fun run seeks international approval

Special pre-race event dreamed up to remind visitors that life’s back to normal
Dave Perry: Food critics need to look beyond central Tokyo
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Dave Perry: Food critics need to look beyond central Tokyo

Why Michelin and its ilk aren’t the sole arbiters of good taste in Japanese dining
B-grade cuisine: Japan's bizarre foodie fad
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B-grade cuisine: Japan's bizarre foodie fad

It's a ubiquitous pop-culture buzzword, but what is B-grade food? We uncover the best, and strangest, examples
iReport: Top Japanese holiday destinations
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iReport: Top Japanese holiday destinations

CNNGo iReporters from Europe and Japan tell us what gets their motors running this New Year
Secret revealed: How to be the world’s best bartender
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Secret revealed: How to be the world’s best bartender

Manabu Ohtake took the Diageo crown with a cunning blend of planning, gags and dry ice
Members only: Tokyo’s sexiest party gets ready to take on Asia
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Members only: Tokyo’s sexiest party gets ready to take on Asia

BlackList on the move to 2012, Hong Kong, Shanghai and beyond
Best CNNGo reader comments 2011
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Best CNNGo reader comments 2011

Proving that these days anyone with a keyboard and an Internet connection can get published
Japanese New Year survival manual
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Japanese New Year survival manual

Confused about Japan's multitude of New Year's traditions? Here's everything you need to know to survive, and thrive, during the holiday season
Top places to visit in 2012
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Top places to visit in 2012

How to get truly, deeply into a year of travel
Best Tokyo onsen
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Best Tokyo onsen

Hot-spring superstar Beniko Yamada takes the towel off the (extended) city’s greatest soaks
7 trips for 7 travelers
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7 trips for 7 travelers

Whether you prefer the view in front of the ocean, the mountains or a big plate of pasta, we’ve got the 2012 trip for you
Snack Nation: Japan’s obsession with weird and wonderful pocket-money delights
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Snack Nation: Japan’s obsession with weird and wonderful pocket-money delights

From bean-flavored cola to tea spiked with yogurt, there’s no end to the joy of snacks
What to do on New Year’s Eve in Tokyo
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What to do on New Year’s Eve in Tokyo

The new Tokyo dilemma: Go out, go traditional, or give back?
McDonald's vs. KFC for Japan's best 'festive feast'
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McDonald's vs. KFC for Japan's best 'festive feast'

The season of goodwill becomes a battleground for fast-food meals as McDonald's tries to usurp KFC as Japan's Christmas chicken king
Best Yokohama dim sum
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Best Yokohama dim sum

Yokohama is a long way from Shanghai, but its Chinatown eats are the real deal
Video: Is this the weirdest sushi in Japan?
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Video: Is this the weirdest sushi in Japan?

Just add water for fantastic fake fish, rice, seaweed and more
Top Tokyo spots for Christmas dinner
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Top Tokyo spots for Christmas dinner

Gobble gobble -- four capital venues for turkey, trimmings and the alternatives