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Tag: Japan

Age Specific / Adult Children
Mar 10, 2020

Life-Affirming Charm in Hiroshima, Japan

Families looking for an intimate and authentic foray into Japanese life, one that contrasts with bustling Tokyo and perennial tourism magnet Kyoto, will enjoy Hiroshima Prefecture and its hub, Hiroshima City.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

Travel Tips
Feb 21, 2020

A Mind and Body Workout on Japan’s Seto Inland Sea Islands

There’s one in every family — an art lover, science enthusiast, avid outdoor person, cat fancier, foodie and city dweller looking for the perfect rural setting to chill and reflect. In Japan, one itinerary to satisfy a group with divergent interests is a bike, hike and ferry exploration of the Seto Inland Sea, contained within major islands Honshū (Japan’s largest and most populated island), Shikoku and Kyūshū.

Destinations / Asia
Feb 15, 2020

Arigato Food Tours: Your Kids and Taste Buds Will Thank You

There is something to be said for hitting a city’s most iconic neighborhoods, even if there is a steady stream of tourists milling about. On the other hand, there’s something delicious about discovering neighborhoods not yet on the tourist track.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Luxury
Feb 1, 2020

The Keio Plaza Hotel Shinjuku: Convenience with Flair in the Heart of Tokyo

It’s hard to pinpoint the absolute center of Tokyo, especially if you’re coming to town for the first time. It may be more challenging than usual this year, given the excitement and activities around the Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Even with so many options, however, Shinjuku is a choice location, thanks to the many subway, commuter and high-speed train lines running through its station.