Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:12:20 GMT

3 killed, 2 injured in head-on collision in Nara tunnel
Japan Today
Three people were killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles in a tunnel in Kawakami, Nara Prefecture, on Tuesday afternoon, police said. According to police, the accident occurred at around 3:30 p.m. in Osako tunnel ...

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18:41:44 GMT

Verge Campus (blog)

Photo Story: Exploring Japan's “Endeering” Nara Park
Verge Campus (blog)
I am definitely no stranger to friendly “wild” animals. I've come close enough to almost pet squirrels in Boston, frolicked with bunnies on my street and tailed coyotes in my neighborhood. However, I have never had a close encounter with a deer…until now.

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:23:47 GMT

The Japan Times

Meiji Era brick prison in Nara set for new lease on life
The Japan Times
Turning the prison into a hotel will meet the needs of the city, which is experiencing a shortage of accommodation as one of Japan's major tourist destinations. Various groups, including the Architectural Institute of Japan, have called for the ...