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Open-Air Baths VS Japanese Hot Springs

Open-Air Baths VS Japanese Hot Springs

If you've ever joined Japan Deluxe Tours for a vacation package in Japan, or had the chance to explore the country on your own, you know the Japanese people love taking relaxing soaks in volcanic hot-springs waters

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A Cautionary Tale in Akihabara

A Cautionary Tale in Akihabara

A useful travel tip to know, make sure to always check your purchases when doing anime merchandise and video game otaku shopping while in Akihabara!

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Spices in Japan

Spices in Japan

Not sure how to make your Japanese food spicy? Japan Deluxe Tours has a few travel recommendations for you foodies looking for an extra kick out of their meal.

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Falling in Love with: Tottori City

Falling in Love with: Tottori City

Taking a look at the city off the Japan Golden Route path, Japan Deluxe Tours is highlighting the charms of a tour through Tottori City!

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Falling in Love with: Sapporo

Falling in Love with: Sapporo

Highlighting one of our favorite cities in Northern Japan, Japan Deluxe Tours is here to tell you the three reasons why we love taking a Sapporo tour in Hokkaido.

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3 Day Trips from Kyoto & Osaka

3 Day Trips from Kyoto & Osaka

Ending your Japan tour in Osaka but want to keep the fun going? Japan Deluxe Tours has three day trip recommendations to check out for your next vacation in Japan!

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Eating in Hokkaido

Eating in Hokkaido

Japan Deluxe Tours is here to share 4 essential Japanese cuisine dishes to try while going on a fully-guided Japan tour vacation in Hokkaido!

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Falling in Love with: Kochi City

Falling in Love with: Kochi City

Highlighting one of our favorite cities in Southern Japan, Japan Deluxe Tours loves the laid-back pace and beautiful traditional Japanese culture in Kochi!

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Falling in Love with: Arashiyama

Falling in Love with: Arashiyama

Highlighting one of our favorite cities in all Japan, we love traveling through the bamboo forest and traditional Japanese culture of Arashiyama!

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3 Things to Try at a Japanese Festival

3 Things to Try at a Japanese Festival

Here are three great experiences to try while you're enjoying the fun and festivities at the at the Kyoto Gion Festival or Takayama Festival with Japan Deluxe Tours!

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Why Should you Tour Hokkaido?

Why Should you Tour Hokkaido?

Among the main islands of Japan, Hokkaido is often one of Japan Deluxe Tours most requested private tour destinations for the lush wildlife, scenic nature hiking spots, delicious seafood Japanese cuisine, and amazing culture. Home to the Ainu, the native indigenous people of Japan, Hokkaido is a treasure trove of sights and history to explore along Japan's final frontier. Home to popular Japanese breweries and delectable meals, Hokkaido is a beautiful destination for the seasoned Japan traveler.

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Tonkatsu

Tonkatsu

Tonkatsu is breaded deep-friend pork cutlets, a popular dish in Japan and also other parts of the world.

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What to Do when You can't ride a Rope-Way

What to Do when You can't ride a Rope-Way

During a Japan tour, unfortunately we can't always enjoy a ride on the Hakone Rope Way. Volcanic Activity too rough? Not a fan of heights? We got a couple ideas on how to handle the lull.

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Shinsekai-Osaka

Shinsekai-Osaka

Shinsekai-Osaka

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Takoyaki-Japanese fried octopus ball

Takoyaki-Japanese fried octopus ball

“Takoyaki” is one of Osaka’s typical street foods. It is a ball shaped Japanese snack made of flour and it cooked in a special “Takoyaki pan”. “Takoyaki” need quite a few ingredients. Usually, it filled with octopus, tenkasu(deep fried flour), pickled ginger and green onion.

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Recommended Tours for Repeaters

Recommended Tours for Repeaters

Loved your vacation with Japan Deluxe Tours but not sure which package to choose when traveling with us again? Here are three tours to consider if you want to travel with Japan Deluxe Tours again while seeing something new!

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Rajio taiso (Radio calisthenics)

Rajio taiso (Radio calisthenics)

Radio taiso is physical exercise that has been in existence for more than 80 years and is regularly done in the mornings and before gym classes or swimming lessons in Japan.

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Kendo-modern Japanese martial art

Kendo-modern Japanese martial art

Kendo-modern Japanese martial art

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Bento-Japanese lunch box

Bento-Japanese lunch box

Bento is a home packed meal in Japan. It is very popular among kids and also adults. We take it to school, work and so on. It holds rice or rice ball, fish or meat, pickled vegetable and some kind of side dishes.

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Kabuki-classical Japanese dance-drama

Kabuki-classical Japanese dance-drama

Kabuki is a traditional Japanese form of theater with roots back to the Edo period and is a classical Japanese dance-drama. This is especially important to use an old-fashioned form of Japanese, which is difficult even for Japanese people to completely understand.

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