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+ Japan 101

Welcome to Japan, A Travel Guide. The content on this website has been carefully selected and put together to help traveler's to Japan plan their explorations. Consider this the "Japan 101" course!

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.

The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".

If it is your first time travelling to Japan, please read our guide carefully. We hope you enjoy the content and invite you to give us feedback on your experience. Enjoy your stay!