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4-Day Niigata Itinerary (Japan): The Land of Sake, Rice, Gold, and Adventure!

Wanna go to an off-the-beaten-path destination near Tokyo? Head to Niigata and get the most out of this popular Japanese hotspot with this itinerary guide!

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2019 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Japan Forecast: When & Where to Visit!

Start planning your sakura (cherry blossom) adventure in Japan with this updated forecast map for 2019! (Also includes best spots for ‘hanami’ viewing!)

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Niigata Prefecture: A New Japan Foodie Destination!

A hidden gem in Japan, Niigata Prefecture is actually know as a culinary hotspot amongst the Japanese. So come and taste their quality food for yourself!

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Niigata Prefecture in Japan

A hidden gem in Japan, here are 10 reasons why you should visit Niigata Prefecture & make it a part of your itinerary after seeing Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka!

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Taiko Drumming at Sado Island, Home of World-Famous Kodo Japanese Group

Experiencing hands-on the unique traditional Japanese drum, ‘taiko’, at Sado Island in Niigata from members of the world-famous Japanese taiko group: Kodo!

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Meet, Play & Talk with Niigata’s Furumachi Geigi (Geisha) for Only $26!

Booking a real geisha (geigi) can be VERY expensive. However, there’s an affordable way to meet them up close when in Japan — read this article to know how!

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