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Discover the other Japan – Okinawa

Okinawa is where you get all you love about Japan mingled with beaches and a truly leisurely way of life. Okinawa comprises more than 160 islands, 49 of them inhabited, stretching 1000 kilometres south-west from Kyushu to Taiwan, with twenty-five of the islands accessible by plane or ferry. Okinawa's mild climate, beautiful and varied geography—white sand beaches, verdant forests, rivers [...]

Six top tips for a first-time visit to Japan

If you’re planning to do some travelling around by shinkansen (bullet-train) while you’re in Japan, you’d be a few steps ahead by purchasing a JR Pass before you travel. Granted, at $362 per adult for a 7-day pass, it sounds like a hefty price to stump up in one go, but a few one way fares on shinkansen will make [...]

Prince Hotels Snow Resorts

Prince Hotels are one of Japan's largest premium hotel operators, with over 43 hotels throughout the country, and Japan Holidays was fortunate to experience a selection of Prince's nine Snow Resort properties - situated in some of the most stunning ski areas in Japan The Prince Hotels Snow resorts are situated at: Furano Shizukuishi Mt Naeba Mt Naeba Kagura Myoko [...]

One for the bucket list – see a Sumo Tournament in Japan

Sumo Wrestling Japan Holidays can organise tickets to see Japan’s national sport at all of the major tournaments each year. Six tournaments are held every year: three in Tokyo (January, May and September) and one each in Osaka (March), Nagoya (July) and Fukuoka (November). Please note: this service is only available as part of a Japan Holidays itinerary ( not [...]

The Ultimate Tour of Japan

19th – 28th Oct 2017 | 10 days The Japan less travelled – The Ultimate Tour of Japan  – introduces authentic Japan through a visit to the Kumamoto region –   located in the center of Kyushu, the southwest part of Japan- a place rich in natural beauty and the history of the samurai. Visit the historical and natural landmarks of [...]