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Posts by JTB USA Honolulu Office

Day 1&2:  A total of 21 people met at Honolulu Airport around 10:30 am.  The airport was unbelievably busy with so many tourists going to places during Spring Break.  After extra long lines at the JAL check-in counter and the security check point, we could finally reach inside the airport around 12:30 pm.  After about 9 hours of a long flight to Kansai Airport, we encountered another long line at the immigration in Osaka. It took...

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Day 1 Fly to Narita, then to Fukuoka with ANA. flight was very comfortable although it was full flight, food and service was good. Day 2 We arrive Fukuoka, most of us run to closest convenience store for quick bite and drinks. It was little cold for us from Hawaii, being so used to warm wheather… Day 3 Visited Dazaifu Tenmangu in Fukuoka – Shingama Kiln in Arita – Inasayama Mauntain in Nagasaki for night view. We had...

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Our tour to Hokkaido this year not only took us to the world famous Sapporo Yuki Matsuri, we were also introduced to unique areas of Hokkaido enjoying local snow and ice festivals fresh seafood and beautiful scenery. My favorite part was going to the onsen…and the food…and the snow…I think we all enjoyed everything Hokkaido has to offer in the winter. William (That’s me) and Kat (She’ll be writing about the last two days) were...

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Day 1/2 Honolulu – Kansai Airport We arrived at the Kansai Airport smoothly and the line at Immigration wasn’t long at all for a change. We met our English tour guide, Makoto Fukuda, at the arrival exit.  He would be our guide till we get to Tokyo on Day 9.  Since we arrived in Kyoto around 8pm, most of us were able to eat at restaurants near Kyoto Station or Aeon Mall.  Great start!   Day 3  Kyoto – Arashiyama...

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Day 1 & 2 When we left Honolulu, the airport was packed with so many people and the security check-in line was incredibly long. For some, it took more than 30 minutes to clear security. The Hawaiian Airlines flight stopped flying to Sapporo via Sendai today so we were the last customers. There was no special treatment from them.  Too bad! The Air Terminal Hotel at Chitose airport was very convenient for our late arrival. Some...

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