• Javier Parsons posted an update 2 months ago

    So just why is this beautiful country which has so much to offer such an unpopular holiday destination?Publicity problemsFirstly, Japan needs more and better quality advertising. With the world now connected by the Internet, you can easily communicate with people half-way around the globe as though they’re right there with you in your room, and…[Read more]

  • Javier Parsons posted an update 2 months ago

    But as it turns out, Japan is actually not such a popular destination for people traveling abroad.Tourism from abroad brings in around 900 billion yen per year for Japan. To put it in perspective, France makes around 5 trillion, the UK 3 trillion, Germany 3.7 trillion, and America 11 trillion yen from tourism. It might look like just a matter of …[Read more]

  • Javier Parsons posted an update 2 months ago

    The history here is one you can taste in each sip.Ginza 8-10-15Tsukiji Fish MarketThis fish market, recognized by film lovers in Jiro Dreams of Sushi, is a sensory and culinary adventure. The famed 81-year-old market is the largest wholesale fish market in the world and represents the best of Japanese dedication to production. Here,…[Read more]

  • Javier Parsons posted an update 2 months ago

    Visiting Japan is an electric experience, heightened by unrivaled cuisine, design, and culture. Here, multigenerational families sell steaming yakitori skewers, noodle dishes, tamagoyaki (rectangular omelets), and, of course, sushi. Massive, freshly caught tuna is meticulously sliced, then topped with ginger and wasabi. Melded knives and…[Read more]

  • Javier Parsons posted an update 2 months ago

    You would think that a country like Japan, rich as it is in both traditional culture and technical innovation, as well as plenty of weird and wacky things you’ll never see elsewhere, would be a huge hit with tourists. But as it turns out, Japan is actually not such a popular destination for people traveling abroad.Tourism from abroad brings in…[Read more]

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