TRAVEL – 5

Oct 01
Typhoon Trami continues to wreak havoc across Japan after making landfall on its main island of Honshu on Sunday evening.
(NHK)

Sep 29
The operator of Kansai International Airport in Osaka says it’s closing the airport’s 2 runways between 11 AM on Sunday and 6 AM on Monday due to an approaching typhoon.
(NHK)

Sep 29
Beginning Monday, visitors to Kyoto will be hit with an increase to their lodging bills as the city’s accommodation tax goes into effect at over 3,200 hotels, traditional inns, and private lodgings. (Japan Times)

Sep 29
USJ Co. said Thursday it would lower ticket prices for Universal Studios Japan during the theme park’s off-season, while raising them during busy periods. (Japan Times)

Sep 26
Tokyo’s Ameyoko Market is the city’s street food paradise. There is no debate. The market street runs for 400 meters along the Yamanote Line from Okachimachi to Ueno Station. (ONLY in JAPAN)

Sep 21
Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture fully reopened on Friday. Severe damage caused by a powerful typhoon earlier this month had forced the closure of most of its operations.
(NHK)

Sep 21
It may be a spring chicken compared to its film festival siblings in Tokyo, Yamagata and elsewhere, but the Kyoto International Film and Art Festival has reached an important milestone: its fifth anniversary. (Japan Times)

Sep 19
Flight operations at Kansai International Airport in Osaka have been restored to about half the normal level, two weeks after a massive typhoon hit the island facility.
(NHK)

Sep 19
The government says the damaged access bridge for Kansai International Airport in Osaka, western Japan, will likely take around 8 months to fully repair.
(NHK)

Sep 19
Narita international airport was hit by a passenger check-in system glitch Tuesday, resulting in flight cancelations and delays, its operator said. (Japan Today)