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In rural Yokohama, being invited to join residents’ Obon dance practice and then a group sing-along (with ukuleles!) to traditional songs – all outside under perfect cherry blossoms.Get In Touch
Enjoy a private sake tasting at one of the oldest breweries in Kanazawa.
- Learn the history and customs of a local geisha in a refurbished chaya house.
- Cheer on a local sumo wrestling match from ringside seats at Tokyo’s sumo hall!
- Go for a dip in one of Hakone’s famed hot springs, said to cure neuralgia and rheumatism, among other illnesses.
- Visit the rustic tea houses, homes of folk artisans, and ancient traditional shops of Kyoto.
- Sail to Miyajima, an island in the Itsukushima Sea known for a beautiful shrine that the country has designated as a national treasure.
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