• Exploring Koyasan and its Hidden Forests on an Ancient Pilgrimage

    Our private tour offers guests an exclusive experience in Koyasan, only made possible through a professional guide who is also a monk living in the area.
    • September 18, 2018
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  • Spectacular Digital Art Museum ‘teamLab Borderless’ Open in Tokyo

    MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM by teamLab Borderless takes visitors into a completely new world where over 520 computers and 470 projectors
    • August 21, 2018
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  • Sending Fresh Drinking Water to Uwajima

    Uwajima is one of the worst affected areas of the recent floods to hit Japan. As of Monday evening, around 11,000 people were staying in evacuation centers in 15 prefectures, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency.
    • July 19, 2018
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  • Uncovering the Art of Batto Fighting

    It’s hard to think of Japan without also remembering the samurai, feudal warriors who have become synonymous with the art of Japanese sword fighting.
    • June 21, 2018
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  • Mouthwatering Ideas from our Food & Drink Expert

    Destination Asia Japan is delighted to have recently connected with a local food and drink expert who will lead special day tours to a vineyard and whiskey distillery in Yamanashi prefecture, just outside Tokyo.
    • May 22, 2018
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  • Exploring Life Under the Waves in Okinawa

    Snorkeling is an Okinawan pastime with a long and colorful history on this string of semi-tropical islands.
    • April 26, 2018
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  • Kuromon Market is Osaka’s Kitchen

    With over 170 years of history, Kuromon Market is truly ‘Osaka’s kitchen.’ Professional chefs from around the city find their way here to purchase high-quality, fresh ingredients, though the market also caters to the budget visitor with nonetheless, highly authentic food.
    • March 22, 2018
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  • Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center Now Open

    Newly opened in Fujinomiya, near the base of Japan’s most iconic mountain, the Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center features an inverted Mt. Fuji reflected into a pool of water – reminiscent of the famous image of the sacred mountain reflected on the surface of Lake Kawaguchi.
    • February 15, 2018
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  • ‘Top Deck’ Opens at Tokyo Tower

    Even in the variegated Tokyo skyline, few buildings are as much of an iconic landmark as Tokyo Tower is. After months of renovation, the uppermost observation deck, which stands 250 meters above sea level
    • January 18, 2018
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  • Tsukiji Fish Market Moving to Toyosu

    After a long wait, stalled by the need to ensure full safety of the premises, it is now official: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has announced that the wholesale area of historical Tsukiji Fish Market will be moved to the modern facility on Toyosu reclaimed land on 11 October 2018.
    • January 5, 2018
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  • Sampling Sake in a Local Kyoto Tavern

    As a general rule, our clients will take part in sake tastings at a standard sake brewery, however, on occasion the breweries do not allow visitors into those areas where the actual sake brewing takes place due to hygienic reasons.
    • December 21, 2017
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  • Christmas Illuminations Light up Japan

    While Japan is not a Christian country, Christmas as an event has become very popular, and one of the most celebrated traditions is lighting up the cities with impressive, colorful seasonal illuminations.
    • November 23, 2017
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