Phoenix

I’m fascinated with the contrasts of Japan, from the futuristic cities where karaoke is king to the serene and meticulously landscaped gardens. I love the garb of the extravagant Harajuku girls of Tokyo to the exquisitely painted Geisha. Japan really does have something for everyone; snow-capped volcanoes, fish markets, peaceful gardens and pilgrimage walks, neon cityscapes and a wealth of art and history to uncover.

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David

Japan is an incredible mix of past and present, where you can explore the exciting modern neon lights of Tokyo, then board the thrilling high-speed bullet train ‘on time’ to see the ancient wonders of Kyoto. In Japan, you can savour the delicate flavours of sushi and sake, enjoy the timeless arts of samurai and sumo and marvel at the exquisite beauty of cherry blossoms and geishas. Japan really has it all for me – I can’t wait to go back again and discover more!

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Featured trip

Hiroshima: Peace & Paper Cranes

Duration:3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
Location:Hiroshima
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Let’s Go Tokyo!

Duration:3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
Location:Tokyo
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Featured itinerary

Japan in a Nutshell

Duration:10 days / 9 nights (flexible)
Itinerary:Tokyo - Hakone/Mount Fuji - Kyoto - Tokyo
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Featured itinerary

Ancient Forts & Futuristic Cities

Duration:15 days / 14 nights (flexible)
Itinerary:Tokyo - Hakone/Fuji - Hiroshima - Kyoto - Osaka - Kanazawa - Tokyo
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cherry blossom and lanterns in kyoto

Inspiration

Best time to visit Japan
As with many Asian destinations, Japan can be visited year-round. Depending on the season some regions are better visited than others, so here is a handy guide.
When to go to Japan
street art in tokyo

Inspiration

Japan Visa, Passport and Money Advice
Find out everything you need to know about your passports, visas and finances before setting off on your Japan adventure.
Japan visas

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20th August 2018 by James

In need of some travel inspiration? We've done our own research to pick our top 7 holiday destinations for 2019.

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Best Festivals Around the World

26th July 2017 by James

Love a party? Traditional festivals are a fantastic way to rub shoulders with locals, get a glimpse of traditions & get stuck into some serious celebrations!

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