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January 18, 2021 26 min
Japan isn't just the Land of the Rising Sun - it's a place where you can explore the latest and greatest technology, traditions that date back centuries, and artisan craftsmanship taken to its very highest levels. In this episode of Out Travel the System, host Nisreene Atassi delves into the infinite possibilities of Japan with the help of Rie Homura, Japan Area Manager for Expedia, and Shayla Silva, a social media manager for Expedia.  Take in their tips for how to start researching the many, many, many things you can do in Japan, when the time is right for you to travel. That includes where to stay, what to see, and how to save yourself some money - like the JR Rail pass specifically designed for tourists. From cherry blossoms to hidden gem dining spots to when you can spot Godzilla, this episode of Out Travel the System takes a deep dive into your next dream vacation. Here are a few more useful tips, right from Nisreene's desk: -when using taxis, it can be helpful to have the exact address and phone number of your destination written down -it is not the usual custom to tip in restaurants -many places are strictly 'shoes off', so make sure you're wearing clean socks in good condition! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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