For those looking at escorted tours of Japan, trying the cuisine is just as important as seeing all the tourist sites. Only then can you fully immerse yourself in the culture of the Japanese.
Unless you have been to a five-star sushi restaurant in London, you may not have tasted the true authenticity of Japan’s national dish.
Known for its spectacular cherry blossom displays and the wide variety of native orchids, Japan isn’t restricted to plants and flowers when it comes to boasting magnificent colour.
The Japanese kimono has been a traditional garment worn by many in Japan for centuries and still holds remarkable symbolic and historical significance in the 21st century.
For many in Britain, enjoyment of our tea is a sacred and time-honoured tradition. The same can be said for the people of Japan – who hold up the precious product with reverence and respect.
The 67th Sapporo Snow Festival takes place in February 2017: now’s your chance to discover this Japanese festival for yourself.
If you are looking for retail therapy then Japan is certainly one of the best places to visit as the country is a paradise to shop in.
Northeast Asia, here encompassing Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, offers a glimpse of Asia old and new.