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“Fushimi Inari,” Kyoto’s Most Enchanting Shrine
Fushimi Inari Taisha has become one of the most visited and reviewed shrines in Japan. Situated in Kyoto, the shrine
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“The best breakfast in Japan” is ready for you at Kayotei.
If you come to the entrance of Kayotei for the first time it is evident that this is a very
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“Matsumoto Castle” called Crow Castle is National Treasure of Japan
Matsumoto castle is located in the Matsumoto city in Nagano Prefecture, where the Winter Olympic was held in 1998. The
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Shirakawago & Gokashomura: Unlike Your Modern-Day McMansions
General Information About Shirakawago AND Gokashomura Nobody really knows how these villages started, or who started them. But one thing
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Hida Takayama: Timeslip to EDO PERIOD
General Information About Hida Takayama What did Japan look like during the Edo Period? Well, luckily you don’t have to
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Escorted tour from Honolulu “Autumn Tokyo & Kyoto”
Day 1-2: A total of 15 of us left Honolulu for Tokyo, a cosmopolitan city of about 13.6 million people
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Escorted Hokkaido Autumn Tour from Honolulu
Day 1/2  Honolulu – Chitose Airport HA 441 to Chitose took off 20 min. behind schedule.  It was a pleasant flight
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Akasaka Kikunoi, The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto’s Kikunoi Restaurant with Michelan 3 star award
Kikunoi is located in Tokyo’s Akasaka district, this establishment combines the essence of both kappo and ryotei style restaurants. It
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Escorted Tour from Honolulu – Summer Tohoku Festival Tour
Day 1   Honolulu – Narita Our departure was smooth both at the China Airlines check-in and the security check
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Mt Hakkoda
Aomori’s “Snow Monsters” come to life during the infamous Tsugaru winter on Mt. Hakkoda. Although they are concentrated far atop
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Escorted tour from Honolulu – Summer Family Fun in Tokyo
Day 1   Honolulu – Narita Our departure was on Memorial Day so that lines were short both at ANA check-in
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Escorted Tour from Honolulu – Tohoku Sakura Tour
Aloha! Tour Escort William here to report on our tour to the Tohoku region of Japan to enjoy the blooming
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Aomori Showa Daibutsu
Although the Daibutsu (lit: Giant Buddha) of Nara is considered the most famous, the distinction of the tallest seated Daibutsu goes
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Escorted Tour from Hawaii Kyoto Tokyo Spring Break Tour
Day 1&2:  A total of 21 people met at Honolulu Airport around 10:30 am.  The airport was unbelievably busy with
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Escorted Spring Kyushu, Suo-Oshima and Yamaguchi Tour
Day 1 Fly to Narita, then to Fukuoka with ANA. flight was very comfortable although it was full flight, food
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Hotoke-ga-Ura
Situated at Sai on the southern tip of Shimokita’s axe-shaped peninsula is an elegant rock formation known locally as Hotoke-ga-Ura.
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The Bouncing Bunny Island of Okunoshima
Okunoshima is an island once used as a fishing village, hidden in plain sight and selected for its defensive location
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The Big Beautiful Bay of Matsushima
Tohoku is a stunningly beautiful place, yet even by this notion, Matsushima Bay stands out as an especially beautiful location.
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FLY FOR FREE WITH JTB: Spring Sakura Sweepstakes Event!
FLY FOR FREE WITH JTB! Join our Spring Sakura Sweepstakes Event! Spring season is peak season in Japan and JTBUSA is
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Cherry Blossom Season in Japan
Spring time is the most popular time to visit in Japan! Among the most popular reasons to visit Japan in
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“Okhotsk Sea’s Drift Ice,” A true Winter Masterpiece
  Around this time of the year, the scenic drift ice can be observed up north, in the Okhotsk Sea
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JAPANESE PROVERB, “Jigoku de hotoke ni atta yo u” “Jigoku no sata mo kane shidai” ETC..
Here is some of popular proverbs people in Japan still use in daily conversations. If you know these proverbs, not
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Ryokan vs. Hotels Which is Right for You?
If you’re interested in going to Japan, or you’ve been numerous times, chances are that you’re familiar with what a
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3 Kinds of Gardens You’ll See in Japan
Like temples and shrines, the ubiquity of gardens is something you’ll notice when you visit Japan. Gardening culture stretches far
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