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Virtually travel around Japan - and get paid

A Japanese company are paying people to virtually travel around the country.

Japan Rail Pass are offering to pay someone to use their virtual 360 degree tours to travel the length and breadth of the country from the comfort of their sofa.

In a job dubbed "the world's first virtual travel tester", the Japan railway group JRPass offering people £200 to review at least one of Japan's top 20 virtual tours using Google Maps.

Some of the locations include the iconic Sakura cherry blossoms, views from the 3776m high summit of Mount Fuji, travel down the Shibuya Crossing or travel to Abandoned Island of Hashima, which is one of the locations for Bond movie, 'Skyfall'.

To enter, people are asked to post a throwback photo of themselves on holiday, leaving a review. To enter the competition, people are asked to follow and tag @JRPass on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #JapanVirtualTravel.

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