Japan 2008

To help you on with your holiday plans, we have detailed our fantastic journey around the globe on videos and easy-to-read fact sheets complete with contact details and links.

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Traditional Okinawan Cuisine
Okinawan traditional food is absolutely a must-try. Itís always good to ask a local where to eat, and this restaurant - Ashibiuna in Naha, Okinawa, came highly recommended. read more

Kenroku Gardens and Kanazawa Castle
A couple of hour’s journey from Kyoto and adjoining Kanazawa castle is one of Japans most remarkable gardens. read more

Aoi Festival
There are many festivals held in Kyoto throughout the year but the Aoi Festival is a must see. read more

Konchin Nanzenji Zen gardens
Japan has some of the most beautiful gardens in the world and the Konchin Nanzenji Zen Garden in Kyoto that Trevor explored was no exception. read more

The Gion District of Kyoto is the chance for visitors to experience what life must have been like one thousands years ago and get a rare glimpse at a Geisha and that’s exactly what Trevor did. read more

Himeji Castle
Himeji Castle is the best preserved example of a Medieval castle in all of Japan. read more

Sumo Wrestling
Sumo wrestling is synonymous with Japan and what better way to learn about the national sport than watching Nigel take on a huge sumo wrestler. read more

Toei Movie Land
This is Japan’s very own Hollywood. Toei Movie Land is the only theme park in Japan where visitors can observe the filming of period dramas. read more

For accommodation with a difference, Ryokan’s offer an experience that can only be had in Japan. read more

Kiyomizudera Temple
The Kiyomizudera temple is one of the most visited and venerated temples in Japan. read more

Granvia Hotel and Cooking Story
One of the best things about going on holidays is trying all the traditional cuisine. Japanese cuisine is distinctly different due to its long history of isolation as well as its rich variety of ingredients. read more

Philosophers Path
The Philosophers Path is a pleasant path that runs for approximately 2km kilometers alongside a water canal, just 15 minutes from the centre of Kyoto read more

Bamboo Forest
The Sagano Bamboo forest is one of the most spectacular bamboo forests in Japan, located just 15 minutes away from Kyoto read more