Travel Japan and Enjoy it

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Looking for a place to go to? Why not travel Japan and explore this amazing country? Tourists have frequented this country because it is a place full of beautiful sceneries and tourist spots. Moreover, travel Japan is a great adventure where you get to meet the nice and wonderful people there. If you decide to travel Japan, you are sure to have an experience you will never forget. Before anything else, you should know that travel Japan might be quite expensive but there are tourist packages that are really affordable.

Although the cost of living in Japan is quite pricey, it is really worth it. If you like to travel Japan in an economical way, you can use the Japan Rail Pass to save on transportation costs. One of the most remarkable things in Japan is food and travel. As you observe, Japan is an island that is why it is abundant in seafood.

Most of the time, when you hear the word travel Japan, the thing that comes into your mind is sushi and Mt. Fuji. Sushi is raw fish and Mt. Fuji is one of the beautiful sceneries to watch for in Japan. Aside from that, your travel Japan would not be complete if you do not try the hot bath. However, it is not the ordinary bath that you see in other countries. The “onsen” or Japanese hot bath is a refreshing and relaxing way of bathing. There are many hot springs in Nagano and Mei so you are sure to have a wonderful experience.

Mount Fuji - Travel Japan

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When you decide to travel Japan, you will think about the place to stay. Houses in Japan are quite expensive so it is best for tourists to stay at a camp site or a fancy hotel. If you are about to travel Japan and plan to stay for months, then you can choose to stay at an apartment that is accessible to the city or the capital (see our article on renting a fully-furnished apartment in Osaka). In that way, you would not worry about getting lost when you are to travel Japan.

For any traveler there is so much to see and experience in Japan. In Kyoto and Nara, the temples and shrines are abundant. The place has that traditional appeal and atmosphere to it. But if you want to travel Japan for its modern appeal, then Tokyo and Osaka is the place to be. You will sure to have a pleasurable sightseeing.

So when is the best time to travel Japan? Most people go there on spring and autumn because in the months from June to August, the rains are heavy and the temperature is quite high. However, if you are a ski buff, then travel Japan on winter. Thinking about how to get to Japan? The Tokyo Narita airport is the center for travelers who just got to Japan. Going around the place requires a map, if you are not familiar with the places. The railway stations are safe and accessible to travelers. In addition, watch out for the bullet train when you decide to travel Japan.

You can travel Japan at very high speeds with the help of the bullet trains which has speeds up to 300 km/h. if you are going to stay at Japan for many months, it is best if you get a Japan Rail Pass for that unlimited travels while in the country. If you are to travel Japan, you should not miss seeing the Tokyo National Museum. You can see the sculptures and the rich history of the country.


Tomoko Asai is a Website of Nagoya Avenues magazine, Central Japan information portal for Nagoya, Aichi, Gifu, Mie areas.

3 Responses to “Travel Japan and Enjoy it”

  1. tom  on May 15th, 2012

    I’m looking forward to my first trip to Japan. I think I’m going to visit Shikoku and possibly do the henro trail to the 88 temples.

    I bet those whirlpools in Naruto might be interesting to see on my way.

  2. Travis  on May 15th, 2012

    I see you’re a photography student Tom. You’re going to love all the photo ops in Japan :)

  3. Valmert  on August 23rd, 2014

    Sushi is not raw fish though, it’s rice seasoned with sugar and vinegar.

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