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Discover the subtle art of Japanese cooking under the guidance of experts. Shop for fresh ingredients at the local market then try your hand at making soba noodles or other traditional fare at a local cooking school.
Sushi is regarded internationally as a symbol of Japanese cuisine. While it may look easy to make, the taste depends considerably on the way it is prepared. Learn how to make sushi from an experienced chef in a sushi restaurant. At the end of the program, you can relax and eat your delicious sushi creation!
Experience Japan’s diverse cuisine as you travel from one city to another sampling local specialties. Learn about sake making at a brewery and visit its tasting bar. Make sure to include a stay in a Ryokan to enhance your immersion in Japanese cuisine.
Samurai & Geisha
Uncover the mysterious worlds of the geisha and samurai, both fascinating symbols of Japan for generations. Attend a private Geisha performance; learn about their history and how the role of these entertainers has changed over the years. Samurai warriors originated in the 12th century and were famous for their unique code of ethics. Gain an understanding of the samurai as you tour castles and samurai houses.
Explore the cornucopia of art found throughout Japan. From traditional dance to modern galleries, visit studios of artists and craftsmen and stroll through exquisitely manicured gardens. Observe the ancient art of flower arranging, paper craft and calligraphy and try your hand at origami. Combine these activities with a tour of Japan’s most fascinating monuments and sights.
Consider a family vacation to Japan where many attractions await visitors of all ages. In Tokyo, see a glorious view of the city and have some fun on a walk across Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba, the man-made island with its seaside park and beach. Take the water bus back to the mainland and then wander the ruins of a Shogun’s fortress or visit the Museum of Maritime Science. Everyone loves a ride on the famous bullet train. Kyoto is not only replete with World Heritage Sites, but it is the center of traditional arts and crafts. You’ll be sure to create memories to last a lifetime touring Japan with your family!
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