Best Good Japan Travel Guide

• Hiking in the Japan Alps, which boast breathtaking views

• Dining on fresh sashimi at one of Tokyos many world-class sushi restaurants, or chowing down on a steaming bowl of ramen at any one of the multitude of noodle bars that stud the city

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Over hundreds of thousands of years, volcanic activity has yielded a breathtaking array of breathtaking features, from craters and calderas to lava.

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Visit Japan to experience a land where cutting-edge modernity coexists with ancient tradition. Tokyo — Japans capital city — is one of the worlds premier technology hubs. With a population of more than 13 million people, the urban center is a spectacular, shimmering neon-lit metropolis, with a raucous nightlife, delicious food and a vibrant art, theater and music scene. But Japan travel shouldnt end with Tokyo. The city of Kyoto is a cultural treasure, where one can watch geishas dance in traditional garb before stopping to reflect on the experience at a peaceful Zen rock garden.

Ideally, its best to travel to Japan in spring or autumn, when temperatures remain pleasant. Spring may be the best season to visit as the country erupts in a flood of pink cherry blossoms from mid-March until mid-April. If possible, avoid Japan in the summer, which tends to be wet, humid and uncomfortably hot affair.

• Going to a baseball game, a sport that is hugely popular in the country

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• Watching geishas perform traditional dances in Kyoto

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Riding a roller coaster can be exhilarating, but a few thrillseekers in Japan got more excitement than they bargained for.Riders on the Flying Dinosaur.

In what could very well be the most fantastical way to relive your childhood, you can fully immerse yourself in Nintendo 64 nostalgia with a Mario Kart.

When 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka, now officially the oldest man alive, isnt watching television or indulging in desserts, he can often be spotted.

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• Singing Karaoke, a popular national pastime, in one of Tokyos countless bars