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Japan: Wonders of Nippon with Bullet Train
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China & Japan: Luxury Kingdom of Cathay & Charming Nippon
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Books inspired by Japan

Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood for your Japan holiday

Hokkaido Highway Blues: Hitchhiking Japan

Will Ferguson

Follow Ferguson's journey as he becomes (possibly the first) person to take on the daunting task of hitchhiking the length of Japan. Mostly off the beaten track, this is a witty and well-written travelogue, as well as a remarkable feat.

Wrong About Japan

Peter Carey

Memoir meets travelogue as author Peter Carey and his son travel the country in search of their own 'real Japan' through a mutual interest in manga and anime.

Memoirs of a Geisha

Arthur Golden

The now-classic fictional account of a woman in New York who recounts her life as a peasant girl who was sold as a slave to a Japanese geisha house, and everything that ensued. Epic, mysterious and beautifully written.

Japan Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers

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23rd November 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel

5 best things to do in Saitama, Japan

The capital of the most populous city of Saitama-ken, Saitama city is the result of the merger of 3 cities of Urawa, Yono, and Ōmiya. Although it is not a common site to visit for tourists, there are still places available for exploration. And since the city is near Tokyo, it is very easy to reach via local train. Below is the list of the best things to do in Saitama, Japan....

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1st November 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel

The best places to visit in Japan during winter

Japan is one of those countries that you can visit any time of the year since every season in this country offers different experiences for tourists. Aside from the cherry blossom season during spring, and the Fireworks festival during summer, the winter season in Japan offers the same excitement and lovable experience. And for that reason, we created an article that would give you an idea of what to do and visit during the cold season. So if you’re planning to visit Japan during winter,...

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19th October 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel

8 best things to do in Sendai, Japan

Sendai is the capital of Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku Region. Despite the city’s devastating past regarding the March 11 tsunami and earthquake, you can still visit beautiful spots here. The 17th-century remains of the Sendai castle that was built for Lord Date Masamune overlook the whole city. If you’re wondering what are the places to visit and things to do in Sendai, Japan, just check out our list below....

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11th October 2021 by TravelDave

Exploring the island of Shikoku, Japan

This video is all about my trip to Japan exploring the island of Shikoku. Here is where I went and what I got up to: - Takamatsu, Kagawa - JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu - Ritsurin Garden - Art Island Naoshima - The Oboke Iya Valley, Tokushima - Hotel Obokekyo Mannaka - Yoshino River Cruise - Hotel Iya Onsen - Oku-Iya Double Vine Bridge - Community of Ochiai - Soba noodle making workshop - Mima, Nishi-Awa region - Local farm stay in Tokushima prefecture...

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1st October 2021 by TravelDave

What to do in Osaka, Japan

I managed to explore the city of Osaka over a long weekend whilst exploring Japan with a JR Railpass. Here is what I got up to: - Osaka Castle - Osaka Okonomiyaki - Shinsekai district - Sushi train - Abeno Harukas - Tenoji Park - Takoyaki - Dotonbori Enjoy exploring the city of Osaka Japan.......

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8th September 2021 by TravelDave

What to do around Nara Prefecture, Japan

This is a video that I put together about my trip exploring Nara Prefecture. As well as Nara Park you can explore more of what the Prefecture has to offer. What I did on this trip: Destinations visited in Nara Prefecture: - Kintetsu Railway Line from OSAKA - Kashihara - Candeo Hotel Nara Kashihara - Kashihara-Jingu Shrine - Edo period merchant town of Imai-Cho - Superexpress train to Shimoichi-guchi Station - Dorogawa Onsen - Kinokuniya Jinpachi - traditional Japanese...

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14th May 2021 by Inside the Travel Lab

How to climb Mt Fuji in one day (and why you should)

A snow-capped deity, framed with cherry blossom and cloudless skies, an image recreated in a thousand different ways across the land of the rising sun. Up close and personal, however, Fuji feels different. Earthy, wet and submerged in mist. Slippery, stubborn and chasing my breath. That picturesque snow blocks the mountain for all but July and August, when most of the 400 000 people who climb it each year do so by night. But I'm here to tell you how to climb Mt Fuji in one day....