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  • Travel to Japan in December

    Picking the right time of year to visit Japan isn’t easy. Many first-time visitors plan Japan holidays around cherry blossom in spring and koyo (the changing leaves) in autumn. But if you’re happy to ignore the hype in favour of forging your own travels to Japan in December, you might well feel a little smug about the whole thing… I mean, who doesn’t love a winter wonderland? (more…)

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  • Moments from Japan: Photography tour

    Wherever you go in Japan, you won't be short of photography inspiration. Last October, the Melbourne Camera Club toured the country in search of the best snaps. Here are just a few of our favourites. (more…)

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  • Guide to traditional Japanese art

    Japanese art is one of the world’s greatest treasures. From unique styles of ink painting and calligraphy, through innovative ceramics and magnificent woodblock prints, the contributions of Japanese artists are unmatched. (more…)

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  • Top 10 things to do in Japan

    With a team who have each lived in Japan, narrowing down this list wasn't easy. We’ve got whole posts dedicated to incredible seasons and off the beaten track destinations, so I’m taking it back to basics. Where to start? (more…)

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  • Honeymoon in Japan: The Yaeyama Islands

    Unbeknownst to many, it is possible to have a blissful desert island experience in Japan, just head to the remote Yaeyama islands. Maddy Rodell and her husband discovered the archipelago's serene side on their honeymoon. (more…)

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