Kayotei Country Inn in Ishikawa
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Kayotei Country Inn in Ishikawa

By Everett Kennedy Brown When I first heard of Hokuriku I thought it sounded like a rooster call. When I actually visited the region just…

5 Ways to Indulge Kyoto-style
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5 Ways to Indulge Kyoto-style

Kyoto, located in the Kinki region of Japan, is arguably the country‚Äôs most beautiful and historic city. With much of its original architecture still intact,…

Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway
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Treat Yourself to a Hakone Weekend Getaway

Hakone is a gorgeous mountainous area in the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan. Officially classified as a Geopark by UNESCO, Hakone is famous throughout Japan for…

Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka
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Boutique Shopping and More in Tokyo’s Jiyugaoka

It’s hard to believe that Jiyugaoka is only ten minutes by train from Shibuya. Walking the calm and sophisticated streets of this leafy residential area,…

Kyoto is a Magical Journey
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Kyoto is a Magical Journey

Kyoto is magical and it is easy to understand why the city received Conde’ Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Award as the best Asian city of…

Fan of Fuji
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Fan of Fuji

I had been warned that Fuji can be hard to see in the spring time, so my expectations were low. In fact, I’d try to…