Where Princess Mononoke Lives

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I’ll be honest: The Princess Mononoke forest was never high on my Japan bucket list, certainly not the first time I visited Yakushima island.

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Tokyo in Just 3 Days

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It’s easy to create a Tokyo itinerary that lasts three days—or even less.

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Matsumoto Starts Here

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There’s no one-right-way to construct a Matsumoto itinerary—and no correct number of days to spend here.

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Tokyo for Any Traveler

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Tokyo is actually many different destinations in one.

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Nagasaki, as You Never Thought It Could Be

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Nagasaki is more than meets the eye.

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Where Japan Ends

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Kagoshima is an underrated and almost wholly un-explored destination, but don’t let that deter you from coming.

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Kumamoto Starts Here

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It can be difficult to find a Kumamoto itinerary online at all, let alone a good one.

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The Truth About Fukuoka

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Fukuoka, for whatever else you can say about it, is anything but forgettable.

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