Day 1/2 The 28 of us departed from Honolulu on time by Hawaiian Airlines 441. The flight was over 10 hours, but we landed smoothly at the Shin Chitose International Airport. The airport was completely covered by snow, except for the runway. Hokkaido is such a beautiful snow country! The majority of us enjoyed eating our first meal of our choice at the terminal restaurants . There were so many wonderful selections of local gourmet...Read More
In Japan, there is a traditional custom to appreciate the beauty of the flowers, especially cherry blossoms (sakura) in the spring time. Yokohama is blessed with the scenery of both traditional and modern architecture which blends well with the cherry blossoms. Below are the top 10 popular cherry blossom viewing spots. Most of the spots are free, making them affordable places to enjoy the authentic Japanese beauty. Cherry Blossom...Read More
The Shoryudo is located in the very center of Japan. The Shoryudo offers regional sightseeing routes that provide the best this region has to offer, with themes that include “mountains”, starting with Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous mountain; “food and famous sake brands” that are produced by the region’s abundance of clean water; history and traditional cultures shaped by the “samurai”; and “manufacturing” that is the creation and the...Read More
“Fly for Free with JTB” Hokkaido Shiretoko Campaign, Tell us what you would like to do in Hokkaido and win a trip to Japan!
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...Read More
What is the “JTB Wheelchair Tennis Global Challenge”? Invitational wheelchair tennis event in between the selected players in North America and the ones in Japan. We invite Japanese top junior players as “Team Japan” to LA, and to put it into an international goodwill matches and social events with American and Canadian junior top players. Event Schedules Friendly Matches: 1. January 6th 11:30am – 4pm 2. January 7th...Read More
8 November~ 16 November, 2017 Who would not like good food?! This is one of my expertly “foodie” tour in Kyushu Area. Enjoy pictures of great food and our experience. 1st our tour started with SQUID in Yobuko, live one served as sashimi, left over will be fried as tempura. We saw a man fishing and he was turned out a owner of the restaurant we had lunch. He showed us feeding squid with live small fish he just caught from...Read More