Visit Ancient Japan

Japan is on a lot of people’s bucket lists. Most people put it off because they have been told how expensive it is (false). Japan is one of the most breathtaking countries; this has a lot to do with the preservation of its national heritage. Ancient Japan is still alive in many of the cities. If you’re looking to take part in the heritage of an ancient kingdom, marvel at the care that goes into every detail of Japanese culture, or taste the succulent dishes of an island nation born to innovate, then you should most definitely visit these places in ancient Japan:

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Places to Go Sightseeing in Japan

Although Japan has been highlighted as a very modern society, this country is also the pinnacle of experiences when it comes to nature and sightseeing. Sightseeing in Japan is unlike anywhere else in the World. No matter which season you go sightseeing in Japan, you are in for a spectacle; so don’t forget to bring extra memory for your camera. It is the perfect place for anyone who seeks to commune with nature and to be humbled by its beauty. If you want to go sightseeing in Japan au naturel then you should definitely check out these places.

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How to Decide If You Want to Travel with a Group

When you want to explore the world, one question that pops up in your head is whether you want to solo backpack, travel with a few of your best friends, or travel with a group. My first grand trip was to Europe with a group called People to People, and there were definitely some pros and cons of traveling with thirty people. To help you make your decision on who will or will not accompany you, here are pros and cons of traveling with a group.

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Tokyo for the Urban Traveler

Tokyo is more than just a city; it’s the most populous urban center in the world. The city has more than 13 million residents (that’s more than NYC), and the greater metropolitan area is closing in on 38 million. In order to manage this sprawling metropolis, Tokyo is divvied up into 23 “special wards.” Each of these wards is a city in its own right, but the whole is governed by the metropolitan government.

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How to Travel Japan on a Budget

There are plenty of ways to experience Japanese culture on a budget. You can order sushi, take a class on bonsai, or read something (anything, really) by Haruki Murakami. To experience Japan in all its manga-loving, high-tech, Asian-Pacific glory, however, you have to go there. And if you need to travel on a budget, you’ll have to do some planning.

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