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    Eating in Japan: how to not mess up the experience

    Just like everything else, eating in Japan comes with its very own rules and customs. If you break some of these rules, the Japanese might wince and just roll their eyes at the typical tourist, but some could be called food taboos and breaking them would be deeply offensive. So, it is a good idea to prepare a bit and…

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    Japan for beginners: Tips for your first time in Japan

    If it’s going to be your first time in Japan, get ready for quite the culture shock. Japan – a place of immense beauty and an incredible culture. Where the newest advancements of technology meet the centuries old traditions. It’s so different from the rest of the world! That’s why we’ve put together a sort of “Japan for beginners” article…

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    Tokyo 2 day itinerary: how to see and do the best things

    Tokyo is definitely a land of contrasts. There is so much to see and do, from ancient temples to modern skyscrapers! It’s hard to pick out what to do, so we have put together a complete Tokyo 2 day itinerary which would be perfect for first time visitors to get a good look and feel of the miracle that is…

  • A view of Itsukushima shrine on Miyajima island, Japan.
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    7 unique and unforgettable experiences to add to your Japan bucket list

    Japan is all about amazing, unique and unforgettable bucket list experiences. 100% satisfaction is guaranteed even to the most seasoned travellers.Beauty, tranquillity and spirituality of temples and shrines that invite you to slow down and contemplate.The futuristic Shinkansen that whizzes you by the majestic Fuji at 250 km/h.The heavenly food that will send your taste buds to ecstasy.The amazing society…

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    Kyoto 2 day itinerary – explore the highlights in just 2 days

    Kyoto is undoubtedly the most beautiful Japanese city. Following our Kyoto 2 day itinerary will give you a chance to enjoy the magnificent temples, enchanting gardens, the many Unesco World Heritage sites, and so much more! With so many things to choose from (there are 1600 temples and shrines in Kyoto!) and just 2 days to enjoy it all, it’s…

  • A view of Kinkaku-ji temple in Kyoto
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    Japan in November: photography to inspire your wanderlust

    Visiting Japan is like hopping on a rollercoaster of amazing and unique experiences. It doesn’t matter if you visit Japan in November during the height of Autumn foliage, or in April when the sakura blooms. From admiring the beauty and tranquility of Buddhist temples and gardens to enjoying the exquisite Japanese cuisine, there’s a lot to experience whenever you visit…

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    Famous Japanese food that everyone should try in Japan

    Food alone is an excellent reason to visit Japan. All those mouth-watering teppanyaki, sukiyaki, okonomiyaki and other yaki… And all the delicious ramen and udon and soba and other noodle delicacies… And all the amazing sushi and sashimi… Famous and fabulous, Japanese food will tickle your taste buds and make them scream with happiness. Yup, Japan is a gastronomic paradise!…

  • View of a Shinkansen train at Osaka station.
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    Everything you need to know about rail travel in Japan

    The answer to the question “What is the best way to get around Japan” is most definitely “train”.   Rail travel in Japan is not only the most efficient way of domestic travel, it is a super-cool experience by itself. If you picture Japanese rail travel as sitting in the sleek and futuristic-looking Shinkansen, whizzing by at a neck-breaking speed…

  • Vermilion torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto
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    The ultimate Japan 10 day itinerary for first-time visitors

    Visiting Japan will give you a shock. An incredibly interesting, absolutely unique and most definitely a very positive cultural shock. Our 10 day Japan itinerary takes you on a rollercoaster of amazing experiences that only Japan offers. The freshest sushi in the world. The unforgettable ride in a fancy Shinkansen that is never late. The beautiful old Buddhist and Shinto…