The Friendly Planet Newsletter

Published Nov 19, 2019
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Made up of over 6,800 islands and located in the Pacific Ocean, Japan is a mystical country that expertly blends the traditional with the modern and futuristic. This fascinating region is home to snow-capped Mt. Fuji, world-class cuisine, vibrant fashion and eccentric culture. From towering and glittering skyscrapers in the heart of bustling Tokyo to the still ponds and pristine gardens surrounding some of the most well-known ancient temples and pagodas, Japan impresses all travelers alike.