• 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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  • Bus Substitution on Railway to Mt. Koya

    Mt. Koya is a popular spiritual destination in Japan, located deep inside the Wakayama prefecture, south of Osaka. It is normally reached via express train and cable car from Osaka.
    • November 14, 2017
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  • A Hands-On Experience of Japanese Culture and Ancient Legends

    Japanese culture is heavily influenced by Shinto (the ethnic religion of Japan) and Buddhist traditions. Our travel experts in Japan have created a program immersing in the traditions
    • October 31, 2017
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  • Shimabara Peninsula’s ‘City of Swimming Carp’

    Known for its bountiful nature, Shimabara peninsula is a popular destination for domestic travel, yet still not well known among international visitors.
    • September 28, 2017
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