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Welcome to The Land Of The Rising Sun. With a rich history, a complex culture and some of the world’s most artistic and delicious cuisine, this five-island archipelago is one place you can return to again and again.

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12 Best Things To Do in Aomori, Japan

Beaming with natural beauty, tasty food, welcoming locals and historical sites, Aomori has a little something for everyone — there are numerous things to do in Aomori to keep you busy! Located at the northern tip of the main Honshu Island in Japan, the Aomori prefecture surprised and delighted us at every turn, and left ...
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Travel Guide to Nakatsugawa – Japan’s Hidden Gem

Have you ever travelled somewhere that you initially knew nothing about, but then fell in love with? For us, that was Nakatsugawa. Our 3 days spent in this small, mountainous city in the Gifu Prefecture became one of the highlights of all our travels in Japan.  Many people have heard of nearby Takayama and Shirakawago ...
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Travel Guide to Okayama: Japan’s Land Of Sunshine

Okayama is a destination that isn’t on the radar of most travellers — which is a shame! After spending 3 days there, Nick and I felt like Okayama was a very livable city, with a great vibe and lots going on.  Okayama City offers travellers a mix of traditional folklore, and modern-day conveniences. There are ...
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Travel Guide to Akita: Japan’s Rural Northern Prefecture

With a rugged coastline, interesting cultural traditions, seasonal festivals, panoramic viewpoints, and the oldest beech forest in the world, there’s no reason why Akita shouldn’t be on your Japan travel itinerary. The top spots of Hiroshima, Osaka, and Kyoto are always listed as must-visit destinations, but what about the untouched region of Tohoku in the ...
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How To Take a Japanese Bath in Tokyo: A Guide to Sentos

The Japanese bath (or Sentō) has long been an important part of Japanese culture. Traditionally, Japanese baths were used more out of necessity than out of pleasure as most people didn’t have access to a bath in their home. At that time every neighbourhood in all of Japan had a public batch where the residents ...
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21 Best Things To Do in Japan

Right now, Japan is one of the hottest travel destinations on the planet. The frequently trodden path from Hiroshima up to Tokyo (or vice versa) is still the backbone of Japan’s travel center. While there are some undoubtedly beautiful places in this area, the rest of Japan is home to spectacular scenery, awesome food and ...