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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Japan Visitors Lured By Cleanliness, Safety

Above, Asakusa, Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

One of the first things I noticed about Japan when I first visited there in 2001 was how clean the country was.

Despite the difficulty in finding trash cans in Tokyo, I thought it was amazing that the city streets and sidewalks were so litter-free.

This is one of several factors that attracts visitors from Taiwan to Japan.

According to Taipei Times:
Japan’s safe, clean and orderly society is the country’s greatest attraction to travelers from Taiwan, according to the results of a survey released by online travel search company Skyscanner on Tuesday. 
One of the most popular overseas destinations among Taiwanese, Japan had 4.26 million visits from Taiwan last year, accounting for 29.4 percent of all overseas trips by Taiwanese, Tourism Bureau statistics showed. 
In the survey, which was conducted last month among nearly 1,000 Skyscanner users in Taiwan, 86 percent of respondents said they like traveling in Japan.

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