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July 7 – 15, 2018 Day 1 & 2 Expecting to see beautiful lavender fields, we left Honolulu for Chitose, Hokkaido by Hawaiian Airlines on July 7.  Hokkaido has been experiencing unusual heavy rains for the last several days so we were hoping for better weather while we were traveling to Asahikawa, Furano, Noboribetsu, Otaru and Sapporo.  After going through immigration/customs and checking into an airport hotel, many of us went...

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Day 1/2 Honolulu – Auckland Our flight from Honolulu to Auckland was over 9.5 hours long but it was very pleasant. There were a lot to vacant seats so some of us took advantage of using extra spaces during the flight. Day 3 Auckland – Queenstown After spending a night at Sudima Hotel near the airport, we took a domestic flight to Queenstown in the morning. Beautiful Lake Hayes welcomed us as the first scenic spot on the...

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Yokohama Port Festival 2018 A festival celebrating the opening of Yokohama port. The main site of the festival is at Rinko Park in the Minato Mirai 21 area. On the seaborne area, you can test-ride the ships. On land, there will be music concerts and performances on stage. You may also enjoy a collaborative spectacle of fireworks with sounds and laser. Information Area Minato Mirai 21 / Sakuragi-cho June 1st (Fri.) to June 2nd (Sat.)...

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(Tokyo –> Takasaki –> Minakami –> Yuzawa –> Niigata –> Sado Island –> Tokyo )  10DAYS / 9NIGHTS INTRODUCTION: Located in the northernmost part of Nagano Prefecture, the Hokushin Region is known for winter sports, countless hot springs, the best rice and some of the finest sake produced in Japan. Visitors to the region can also savor some of the freshest seafood available in the country. Trip Highlights: Less than an...

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Fly for Free with JTB Hokkaido Shiretoko Campaign   Grand Prize: Round-trip ticket to Japan! x 1 Second Prize: One $100 Travel Coupon for your next Booking with JTBUSA. x2 (2 Winners!) ■ How to join for a chance to see Japan: 1: Like and follow both this post and JTBUSA on Facebook for eligibility. 2: Take a look at our Hokkaido Shiretoko Page: http://www.jtbusa.com/hokkaido/ 3: Leave a comment and tell us what you’d do in...

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