Land of the Rising Sun
Japan, a country of modern amenities, titillating eccentricities, rich with culture and a deep sense of history. Floating east of China in the great Pacific Ocean, Japan is one of the first countries to witness sunrise, hence its Romantic Title, “The Land of the Rising Sun.” Divided into eight distinct regions, each with its own tongue, customs, and traditions, Japan is a place that travelers flock to for cultural experiences. Japanese cuisine is another important staple with an abundance of gastronomical delights. Many foods are seasonal and distinguishable by region, guaranteeing a unique experience. From the snowcapped mountains of Hokkaido, to the bustling futuristic Kanto, to the subtropical climate of Kyushu-Okinawa, Japan offers an endless amount of opportunities to explore!