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Enhance Your 2019 Japan Cruise With A Land-Tour

Have you booked your cruise to Japan? Wonderful! Now, consider extending your trip with one of our award-winning Japan land-tours. For an unforgettable prelude or grand finale to your holiday, combine your cruise with an enriching land vacation that reveals the hidden treasures and highlights of Japan. Below we’ve listed […]


What A Month In Japan Looks Like With Robert Ono 2

After retiring in 2013, Robert Ono began travel writing and has been doing it ever since. He’s traveled to all 7 continents and has no plans of slowing down. We’re honored to be featured in his blog and we look forward to seeing him on his next great adventure – […]


The Art of A Geisha

  With only 200 geisha remaining in Japan, the chances of crossing paths with one, let alone meeting one, are slim. That’s not to say you won’t get lucky while visiting Kyoto’s Gion district, the hometown for geisha, but an encounter with one should be special and pre-planned. These elusive […]


Ungoogleable

In this day and age, the internet is widely accepted as the standard repository of all knowledge and wisdom for our species– but there are some things that are still truly ‘un-google-able’. Through years of practice, determination, and passion for travel, we’ve built our expertise about international travel planning into […]


Japan – Entering a Nature Lover’s Paradise

Japan is a country well-known for its remarkably distinct beauty in each of the four seasons, and its northernmost island possesses some of the best examples of year-round natural beauty to be found nationwide. Our Hokkaido Island tour programs only operate once per season and are specifically designed to explore […]


Sapporo Snow Festival : Celebrating 68 Years of Winter

The Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the major tourist attractions on the island of Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, and attracts millions of visitors from around the globe every year. The festival features some of the world’s largest and most elaborate snow and ice sculptures, some over 50 feet tall […]