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Blog: My Japan journey by Nick Arcivos

Nick Arcivos shares some of his photos and experiences from his recent trip to Japan. This journey lets you discover all the wonders offered by this country through its architecture and culture. It begins in Kyoto, fabulous city which has…...

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Cherry Blossom Season in Okinawa

The cherry blossoms (sakura in Japanese) open on the island of Okinawa in January, each year. Michael Lynch, an American photographer, travel writer and long time resident of Okinawa shares some of his images, taken over the years, to demonstrate…...

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Blog: JAPAN – a mysterious and intriguing destination by Douglas (Part 2)

Part 1: Tokyo can be found here. Day 6 Matsumoto Today I bade farewell to Tokyo. What I missed most about Tokyo was the satisfying food such as baked sweet potatoes, sushi, hotpots and the bizarre structures that lined the…...

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Yamazaki Distillery

Situated on the JR Kyoto line between Osaka and Kyoto, the Suntory Yamazaki distillery is a popular destination for serious whiskey-philes and casual imbibers alike. Built at the foot of leafy, rolling hills a short walk from JR Yamazaki station,…...

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Blog: JAPAN – a mysterious and intriguing destination by Douglas (Part 1: Tokyo)

A travel blog by Douglas, 10 years old, about his recent family trip to Japan. Day 1 Today I arrived at this unique location and was in intense anticipation to observe these breathtaking sites, first visiting the Senso-ji temple in…...

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Blog: Hidden Japan by Sonia Jones

Sonia Jones from Noller & Turner Travel Associates has just returned from escorting a tour group to Japan to experience the wonder of the cherry blossoms. With her first-hand knowledge, her Japanese language skills and extensive experience as a travel…...

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Kagoshima is a vibrant city of about a half a million people.   It is the southernmost Japanese city (excluding the island cities of Okinawa), and it is just across a bay from one of the world’s few active volcanoes,…...

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Blog: My nostalgic trip to Japan and thoughts thereof by Greg Pampling

In August of this year I undertook to travel to Japan in order to visit many friends and acquaintances whom I had not seen for a number of years. I had been living in Japan until 2009, after which I…...

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