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Category: Asia

Japan Tourism Event at the Ambassador’s Residence

Last week was an awesome event at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C., promoting tourism to Japan. The Ambassador to the United States was in attendance as well as many important figures in the US and Japan tourism industries. I think they invited me to help eat all the sushi and keep the average age down. I knew two other DC-based travel bloggers there and we tooled around the residence together. Everything about the space was amazing. The awe-inducing light fixtures, traditional Japanese elements, and outdoor spaces made for quite the venue. The tea house was open to the Read More

Don’t Miss Places in Japan

When visiting a new country, most travelers want to see a lot in a short amount of time. If you have big plans to visit Japan in the future I can help you whittle down your list of must sees to settle in on a good itinerary.  Last September I spent an amazing 2+ weeks in Japan. While I didn’t get to see all of Japan (not by a longshot!), I was able to pick my favorite cities and sights- the don’t miss places in Japan. Without further ado here are my favorite places: 1) Kyoto Kyoto was my favorite Read More