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Collect your favourite destinations, experiences and travel styles in your bucket list

Collect your favourite destinations, experiences and travel styles in your bucket list

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Miyama, preserving it's traditions.

Miyama is a small historic Village abot 1.5 hours from Kyoto. There are 50 houses here, but 38 of these are traditional thatched roof houses.

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Scott Kent

The art of Kabuki, Japanese Opera.

There are 5 theatres in Japan that offer Kabuki theatre productions (something similar to Opera, but different). However, the most famous is Kabukiza located in Ginza, Tokyo.

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Hiroaki Matsumoto

Bizen, ceramics and ceramics and more ceramics

Wanting a bit more than the usual souvenir.

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Scott Kent

Kyoto, Mid-City Lunch

A Kyoto, Mid-City lunch for that special occasion.

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Kento Shimazaki

Nagano, Central Alps

Unbelievable fresh air high amongst the Nagano, Central Alps.

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Mystery of Hiyoshi Toshogu Shrine

The mysteries and fascination surrounding Hiyoshi Toshogu Shrine.

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The Big Three (buddha) of Japan

Sometimes, it is better to have an open mind when visiting the Shrines and Temples, and actually enjoy them for what they represent today instead of trying to understand the history.

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The Ghibli Museum Mitaka

If you are a true Studio Ghibli Fan, the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo, has to be on the top of you bucket list while in Japan.

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The hills of Kyoto are alive with the Sound of Silence

Need Inspiration? Get away from the hustle and bustle and into the mountains of Kyoto.

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National Treasures of Hyogo Prefecture

There are only 7 Japanese National Treasures in Hyogo prefecture. At Kakurin-ji Temple you can see 2 of these.

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