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Get a taste of Japanese travel, food and culture on Japan Hour!

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  • 26 Jul 2014

    Trip to eat different local curries in Japan (Part 2)

    The North and South teams continue their driving trip around Japan while trying different local curries. The former team has to reach Hokkaido at the end of four days while the latter’s goal is Kyushu. 

  • 19 Jul 2014

    Trip to eat different local curries in Japan (Part 1)

    This week, two teams embark on a four-day driving trip across Japan, during which they have to try different types of curry. One team travels North while another heads South. The goal of the North team is Hokkaido while the South team’s final destination is Kyushu. 

  • 12 Jul 2014

    Scenic Road Trip along Izu Peninsula (Part 2)

    We continue our four-day driving trip along Izu Peninsula, while enjoying more local food and hot springs. On the third day of this 260-km trip, begin by driving to Shimoda from Kawazu. At Shimoda, visit a fish market located in front of a roadside station. 

  • 05 Jul 2014

    Scenic Road Trip along Izu Peninsula (Part 1)

    Hot springs and delicious food await us as we embark on a four-day driving trip around Izu Peninsula. We will travel 260km from Higashi Izu in East Izu to Osezaki, Nishi Izu in West Izu. Begin the trip at Atami and drive along the Jyogasaki Coast towards Ito. You will arrive at Ito Station after 40 minutes. Ito is a popular hot spring town located in the east of Izu peninsula.   

  • 30 Jun 2014

    Bingo game between Hot Spring Sommelier Team and Gravure Model Team (Part 2)

    The Hot Spring Sommelier and Gravure Model teams continue their “bingo” race while visiting hot springs in the Okuhida Hot Spring region.

  • 21 Jun 2014

    Bingo game between Hot Spring Sommelier Team and Gravure Model Team (Part 1)

    This week, two teams compete in a “bingo race” around the Okuhida Hot Spring region. Located at the foot of North Japan Alps, it is one of the most popular hot spring areas. The Hot Spring Sommelier team and the Gravure Model team will visit hot springs while playing bingo over three days. 

  • 14 Jun 2014

    Visiting Famous Bridges in summer – Part 2

    Join us as we visit more beautiful bridges in Japan this week. In Nikko, at the Koyoen inn, after a refreshing bath, enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Dishes served include yuba (tofu skin), a speciality of Nikko, and Tochigi Wagyu beef. 

  • 07 Jun 2014

    Visiting Famous Bridges in summer – Part 1

    Japan boasts several beautiful bridges so this week, we will visit the country’s famous bridges. Let’s first check out some bridges in Kyoto and Nara. Start by travelling by Super Express Hashidate from Kyoto to Amano Hashidate. After alighting at Amano Hashidate Station, walk through a street lined with souvenir shops to a unique rotating bridge called Shotenkyo.