Author Archives: Marie Nadal

Weddings in Japan

Weddings in Japan are beautiful occasions of the coming together of two families, with traditional ceremonies and formal wear that is associated with the festivities. But like every wedding anywhere in the world, it is a statement of love and new beginnings.

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Naoshima, Japan’s Art Island

Naoshima is Japan’s enchanting island of art, set amid gorgeous natural settings. Boasting contemporary pieces from famous artists, especially the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando, it is a visual feast for the art lovers of the world.

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Yakushima, the Island of Natural Discovery

Yakushima is a beautiful island filled with enchanting cedar forests, snow-capped mountains and balmy beaches. Discover its offerings and enjoy a deeply rewarding journey through its hiking trails, glassy coastal waters and mossy woods.

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Ishigaki, Okinawa

Ishigaki, an island in the Okinawa Prefecture is a tropical paradise, with dazzling beaches, coral reefs, lofty mountains and mysterious mangroves. Explore marine life, soak in nature and drive to the famous capes for a truly unforgettable adventure.

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Castles in Japan

Castles in Japan carry fascinating history within their restored walls or ruins. Explore these beautiful castles and discover architectural marvels and a sense of being back in the age of the Samurai. Most castle grounds are popular hanami destinations.

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Hitachi Seaside Park

Hitachi Seaside Park blooms abundantly with seasonal flowers, all through the year. Its iconic fields of baby blue eyes especially draw millions. A day trip from Tokyo, it’s the perfect place to discover nature and explore the park’s offerings.

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Birdwatching in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a nature lover's delight. It is perfect for birdwatching through the year, especially in winter when you can observe the famous Red-Crowned Crane, White-Tailed Sea Eagle and the Blakiston's Fish Owl, among others. It's great for photography too.

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Ise-shima, Splendours by the Sea

Ise-Shima is best known as the home of the Ise Shrines, the most sacred in Japan. But the Shima Peninsula offers so much more. View a gorgeous sunset from Ago Bay or enjoy a scenic cruise. Don't miss the amazing array of seafood, some unique to this region.

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Ginza, a Shopper’s Paradise

Ginza is Tokyo's gift to upscale shopping, fine dining and entertainment. And it is Tokyo's gift to you. Explore this diverse, neon-lit district and enjoy its myriad offerings of all things glamorous, all things alluring, and all things seductive.

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Fashion, Food and Faith in Harajuku

Harajuku is the very epicentre of Tokyo's youth culture, plunging you into a world of evolving fashions, the choicest foods and a little corner of spirituality. Explore this enigmatic district and take home gorgeous pictures and unforgettable memories.

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