Early Cherry Blossom Japan Tour: 12-days in March 2023

We had a wonderful time on our 12-day Early Cherry Blossom Japan Tour starting March 15, 2023. This was our first tour of 2023, and it was fabulous! Read more

Japanese Language for Travel: Useful Words and Phrases

After each of our tours, we ask our guests if there was anything they wished they’d known before coming to Japan. More than half say they wished they’d known more Japanese language for travel. Read more

What Are the Top 5 Things To Know Before Coming To Japan?

Today’s question is, “What are the top five things to know before coming to Japan?” Read more

What to Do after Arriving at Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3?

Today we’re answering the question, “What to do after arriving at Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3?” Read more

Kiyosumi Garden in Tokyo

Kiyosumi Garden is a walking garden that consists of fountains, artificial hills, and dry landscapes. Read more

Tokugawa Garden in Nagoya

Tokugawa Garden is located in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture. It’s a Japanese garden that once belonged to the Owari Tokugawa Shogunate family. Read more

Is Japan Safe to Travel?

Is Japan safe to travel? Even with densely populated cities, Japan is consistently among the top safest international destinations for tourists. Read more

Tips for Visiting a Shrine in Japan

Today we are answering the question, “What are tips for visiting a shrine in Japan?” Read more

Golden Week in Japan

Golden Week in Japan is a week-long holiday that lasts from the end of April to the beginning of May each year. The holiday week is actually a combination of four different holidays, strung together during the same week. Read more

Hirayu Onsen in Takayama

Hirayu Onsen is believed to have been used since the late 16th century, during the Sengoku period. It was the first village in the area to be designated a national hot spring resort in 1964.
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