It’s official: Japan is relaxing its longstanding border restrictions and reopening to international tourists visa- and restriction-free from October 11. And if that sentence doesn’t get you excited to step back into the Land of the Rising Sun for a long-awaited holiday, we don’t know what will.
Japan, after all, is the holiday destination for most Singaporeans. That’s probably due to the archipelago’s winning combination of history and culture. Picturesque seasonal sights await travelers throughout the year, from cherry blossoms in summer to a pristine blanket of snow during winter. Perhaps the main draw for Singaporeans is the excellent Japanese food, produced and transformed by dedicated artisans. We look at the best and brightest holiday resorts to emerge from Japan post-pandemic.