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I love Japan

Japan: Travel Costs & Highlights

The final wrap up of our favorite country visited to date- Japan! We had very high expectations for Japan, and I am happy to report, Japan delivered. In fact, Japan surpassed our every expectations and more. When we were in China, we hit a wall and travel fatigue was seriously putting a damper on our… Read more…

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Oh Deer.. A Day in Nara

Any trip to Kyoto wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Nara. Nara is a great half-day trip from Kyoto, located just a short 45 minute train ride from Kyoto. According to local folklore, deer from this area were once considered sacred animals, like cows in India, that if anyone was caught killing a deer,… Read more…

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