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#1 Rail Paul

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 03:13 AM

WSJ:

Japan has bested France for the number of restaurants that received the coveted three-star billing from the esteemed publication, according to the upcoming 2012 edition centered on the country’s western locales.


Japan 29, France 24


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#2 Daniel

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 04:15 AM

the only problem is, i don't think i would go to Japan if you paid me.
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Posted 23 October 2011 - 03:25 PM

They want to pay you!The Japanese Ministry for The Prevention of Tourism has decided to offer 10,000 visitors a free trip to Japan next year. Knowing how they think, I'm sure such a visit would involve a day trip to Fukushima Posted Image

http://www.telegraph...foreigners.html
I never said that

#4 prasantrin

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 07:57 PM

Depending on when/if I change jobs, I am planning a trip to japan at the beginning of March. Probably won't have the funds to do more than 1 Michelin 3*, if that. I really miss having all that disposable income!

I'd be in for a free flight from JTA. As my father used to say, you'll die however you're meant to die (it's a Buddhist thing, I guess), so if I'm meant to die from radiation poisoning or cancer, so be it!

The flight giveaway won't start until April, if at all, since the whole scheme has not even been approved yet! Darn!

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 08:36 PM

IT's amazing how bad they are at this. Look at the poor deluded chief anti-tourist officer - in August he saw two families of foreigners after not seeing any in June, everything has recovered!

http://www.timeout.j...n-safe-to-visit
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#6 nuxvomica

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 12:19 AM

They want to pay you!The Japanese Ministry for The Prevention of Tourism has decided to offer 10,000 visitors a free trip to Japan next year. Knowing how they think, I'm sure such a visit would involve a day trip to Fukushima Posted Image

http://www.telegraph...foreigners.html

haven't they just back-tracked on this saying the information was leaked before the program was officially approved? :lol:
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#7 Daniel

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 09:45 AM


They want to pay you!The Japanese Ministry for The Prevention of Tourism has decided to offer 10,000 visitors a free trip to Japan next year. Knowing how they think, I'm sure such a visit would involve a day trip to Fukushima Posted Image

http://www.telegraph...foreigners.html

haven't they just back-tracked on this saying the information was leaked before the program was officially approved? :lol:


if i were them, i would try to keep the word leak from any other stories.
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#8 Sneakeater

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 01:16 PM

They're just trying to radiate interest.
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