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Japan

Known as ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, Japan is a country marked by spectacular natural beauty, gracious hospitality and rich artistic heritage. Cities are a wonderland of gleaming skyscrapers, groundbreaking technology and frenetic pace of life whereas the countryside hums along with its rustic lifestyles and time-honored traditions. Its eye-popping culture has long exerted a strong influence on the region’s pop and youth scene.

GREAT FOR: Culture, History, Nature, Food, Shopping and Technology

WHEN TO GO: An archipelagic nation that stretches over 3,000km from north to south, travel to Japan can be made year-round throughout its four distinct seasons. A popular time to visit is the cherry blossom season in March and April. Summer is ideal for hitting the mountaintop ski resorts of Hokkaido; autumn is great for chrysanthemum shows and maple viewing; while year-end is a good time to visit Kyushu and Okinawa for their warmer and milder winters.

Tokyo

A buzzing metropolis of over 12 million, Tokyo offers a fascinating blend of cutting-edge technology, well-defined food scene and glimpses of old Japan. The vast, über-modern city has long attracted scores of travelers, many of whom are eager to experience the youthful energy of Shibuya and Harujuku...

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