Affordable and Easy to Use Taxi App for Tourists in Japan - Get 1,000 Yen (SGD 12) off First Booking!

Taxis in Japan are notoriously expensive and most travellers try to avoid them at all cost. There is usually no issue since the buses and trains are amazing but on a few recent trips, I have found myself taking a taxi because I was either rushing for time, or the buses just did not operate at a time that was suitable to my schedule. JapanTaxi is a tourist-friendly app that allows you to estimate your taxi fare in Japan, make a reservation or call a taxi immediately - payment can also be done online with your credit card (including Apple Pay) so you do not have to sweat the small things. If you have not utilised this app before, using my referral code will save you ¥1,000 (approximately SGD 12) on your first ride!

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Hoshino Resorts Targets Young Adults with Brand New BEB5 Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture - Travel Freely and Leisurely!

Hoshino Resorts will be unveiling the Hoshino Resorts BEB5 Karuizawa on 05 February 2019 and this brand new property aims to free modern travellers from time constraints and obligations. The always-open public spaces within the property will allow guests to tailor their vacation to their personal needs and preferences and it aims to replicate "a night at one's best friend's house" with the beautiful communal space. In recognition of the different travel preferences of people in their 20's, Hoshino Resorts has designed BEB5 Karuizawa to inculcate the spirit of discovery and surprise.

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Hoshino Resorts KAI Ito to Reopen in December 2018 - Guest Rooms, Hot Spring and Lobby Renovated

The Hoshino Resort KAI Ito in Shizuoka Prefecture is slated to reopen in December 2018 after completing a complete renovation of its large public hot spring, lobby, and guest rooms. All 30 guest rooms in this beautiful property will come in four varieties and they will be relaunched as locally-themed rooms known as “Ito Hanagoyomi no Ma” (Ito Floral Calendar Rooms), KAI Signature Room.

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Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa is the First Hyatt Beach Resort in Japan

Japan's very first Hyatt beach resort property has just opened on the private Seragaki Island of Okinawa. The Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa is connected via a bridge to the main island of Okinawa and it offers a stunning view of the East China Sea from all 344 guest rooms. Blending local culture, warm hospitality and thoughtful service, the Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa enables guests to feel refreshed and reconnected to who and what matters to them most.

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Hoshino Resorts to unveil new KAI property in Hakone District - KAI Sengokuhara

Hoshino Resorts will be unveiling a brand new KAI property in the Hakone district on 27 July 2018 and this will become the 15th property under the greater brand umbrella. The KAI Sengokuhara will become the second KAI brand in Hakone (the current KAI Hakone is situated along the Sukumo River), and it will feature private hot spring baths in each of its 16 guest rooms.

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