Category Archives: Guests

Cherry Blossom Onsen tour report

Just home from our delightful Cherry Blossom Onsen tour. Here’s a little write up. Splendid weather on Wednesday and Thursday, you could really see the blossoms starting to bloom in front of your eyes. For two days along the Yatsushiro … Continue reading

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Spotted !

Japanese blog post about one of our groups. Sweet souvenir !

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7 days Island Hopping, or 7 days Fuji & Izu: that is the question.

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Chloé & Li

Finishing their architecture internship at a Tokyo office, Chloé & Li decided a bike trip would be the perfect high note to end their Japan stay. Their 10 day trip around the Yatsushiro and Ariake Seas brought them to Kumamoto, … Continue reading

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Buildings – Barbecue – Cranes – Zen – Onsen

A splendid Japan trip brought the Dierick family to Kyushu for 3 days. First they visited Fukuoka for a rewarding architecture tour, see the picture report here. They hopped on the brand new shinkansen to Izumi for a delightful farm … Continue reading

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Cranes and Kyoto Prize

Lorie & Doug visited Japan to attend the Presentation Ceremony of the 2011 Kyoto Prize awarded to Lorie’s father Dr. John Werner Cahn. As avid birdwatchers, they also ventured out to Izumi to admire the thousands of cranes that winter … Continue reading

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Road secrets

Newsbit from Jennifer: “We’ve found some great ice cream and Japanese pizza places that you might want to include on your tours. We’ll include that information in our full report :)” Can’t wait…

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News from Jennifer & Machiel

Hi Thomas! We are on Shikoku – Shimanto city. Did you know the city halls have libraries with free internet use? We did find the Dutch guy. Unfortunately he was an older fellow and not very sociable. I think he … Continue reading

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Braving tsuyu

Tsuyu rainy season started early this year. And as if this wasn’t enough, an out-of-season taifun struck our Kyushu shores. In the middle of it all, Jennifer & Machiel headed out on their epic 4 week journey to Kyoto. Our … Continue reading

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Windows to Japan

During Golden Week, Avi & Wendy from Windows to Japan visited Izumi, kids & mother-in-law in tow. WtJ is a Kyoto based high end travel agency. The Lugasi’s enjoyed a wonderful farm stay at Utoku’s. Once Sheizaf, Yehonathan & Michiko … Continue reading

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