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Escorted from Honolulu “Spring Family Fun Tour”
Day 1 & 2   Honolulu – Narita – Daiba Traveling to Narita by ANA. Everyone was on time and so
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Northern Culture Museum – The Ito Estate in Niigata (北方文化博物館)
Northern Culture Museum, a part of The Ito Estate, the former home of one of welthiest landowners; the Ito family.
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Escorted from Honolulu ” Hokkaido Snow Festival Tour”
Day 1/2 The 29 of us taking the Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Chitose experienced an extra-long trip. Even
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Escorted from Honolulu “Spring Okinawa, Kyushu, Suo-Oshima, Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour”
Starting our Spring trip to Okinawa and Kyushu! ANA flight was comfortable, great service and great choices of movies and
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Hidden Gem in the Mountains: Ouchi-Juku, Fukushima
During the Edo period of Japan, Ouchijuku was no more than a small post station; it has since then been
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Heianjingu: A Modern Interpretation Of An Ancient Palace
General Information About Heianjingu: Japanese history is unique in that the capitol has changed several times throughout history. Currently the
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Japan’s Hipster Art Island– NAOSHIMA
General Information About Naoshima If you ever visit western Japan, Naoshima is a must-see cultural art island filled with modern
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Matsushima Zuiganji
Matsushima Bay is not just one of three most beautiful and iconic views of Japan, but it’s also home to
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Kakunodate, the Samurai Stronghold Untouched by Time
Like many other locations in Japan (especially Kyoto), Kakunodate is a relic of Old World Japan from the Edo era.
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The Vienna of Japan-KURASHIKI
Kurashiki is a city that blends one of the heaviest industries in western Japan (second after Osaka) with tradition and culture, thus
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Daisho-in Temple— the Crown Jewel of Miyajima Island
Resting in the holy mountain island of Miyajima the Daishoin Temple is just at the base of the mountain, surrounded by
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Nanzenji: Popular Yet Prestigious– Kyoto’s Zen Buddhist Temple
General Information About Nanzenji As one of the most prestigious Buddhist temple in Japan and ranked high among Japanese Buddhist
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The Ginkakuji Mystery: A NOT-SO-SILVER “Silver Temple”
General Information About Ginkakuji Along with Kin’kaku, at the “Golden Temple,” and Hiun’kaku, Gin’kaku, or the “Silver Building,” is renown
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Walk the Streets That Samurais Walked- KANAZAWA BUKEYASHIKI
General Information About Kanazawa Bukeyashiki Ever wondered what a neighborhood looked like when Samurais ruled Japan? Well, you’re in luck.
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The Spirit of Zen and Tea Culture at Kotoin Temple, Kyoto
Temples are one of the most recognizable and ubiquitous sites in Japan, but did you know that big temple complexes
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Celebrate Love at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura; Learn the Japanese Traditional Wedding Ceremony
February brings some of the most fun holidays to celebrate to the world: Setsubun in Japan, the Lunar New Year
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The Dream to Preserve Old World Asia: Nezu Museum, Tokyo.
The Meiji Restoration Period of Japan (1868 – 1912) was the first major step away from the tradition and culture
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Seisonkaku, Multicultural Villa of the Maeda Clan in Kanazawa
Kanazawa is easier to get to than ever with the new bullet train line. Seisonkaku is more than just an
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Temple-ception in Tofukuji, Kyoto. Beautiful and Iconic of Old World Japan.
When you set foot in the Land of the Rising Sun, you’ll notice the ubiquity of temples. Temples, temples, temples
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Japan’s Most Controversial Zen Temple, Ryoan-ji of Kyoto.
You’re probably wondering what could be so controversial about a Zen temple, just like I was. The UNESCO World Heritage
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“Chusonji Temple” A Legacy of the Magnificent Culture of the 12th Century, The first World Heritage Site in TOHOKU
Hiraizumi Chusonji 2016 is a commemorative year for Chusonji Temple and Hiraizumi; it has been nearly 5 years since this
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Downtime in the D.T. Suzuki Museum, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
During your trip to Japan, you’ll find the bustling streets of Tokyo to be both vivacious and exciting, but what
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”Good News!” 6月より10年以上米国に在住している日本パスポート保持者にもJRパスが購入可能に!
<Good News!!>JR Passが一定条件で日本パスポート保持者のも発売開始! 2017年3月末までは日本人パスポートで条件を満たしていれば購入可能だったJR パスが、4月からは購入できなくなっていました。しかしこの度、一定の条件を満たせば新たに6月1日より2020年12月31日までJRパス購入ができる事になります。今までのJRPassの購入条件とは異なり、下記の条件を満たしていないと購入ができませんのでご注意ください。 <<6月1日以降の引換証販売からの新たなご利用資格>> 日本国の旅券及び「在留期間が連続して10年以上であることを確認できる書類で、在外公館で取得したもの等」を有する方がご利用いただけます。 (注意) ※日本国外での引換え書のお買い求め及び日本国内でのパスへの引換えの際に、旅券及び確認書類の提出が必要です。 ※旅券のコピーでは、引換所のお買い求め及びパスへの引換えはできません。 ※確認書類で連続して10年以上の在留期間が確認できない場合は、引換証のお買い求め及びパスへの引換えはできません。 <<確認書類のご案内>> 上記のご利用資格を証明する書類は次のとおりです。 ① 在外公館が交付する「在留届の写し」(在留届受付日付が 10 年以上前のものに限る)  ② 在外公館が発行する「在留証明」(「現住所に住所(または居所)を定めた年月日」と して、10
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Meet “Sensoji,” the Oldest Temple in Tokyo
Being an all-time favorite among tourists, a typical weekend view in Asakusa is people smiling and taking photos in front
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