- Browse the bustling stalls of a Tokyo fish market, and create artful dishes at a sushi-making class.
- Practice Zen meditation with a Buddhist monk in Kyoto.
- Enjoy a multi-course kaiseki feast while staying at a traditional ryokan in the countryside.
- Learn samurai and kembu moves, and try your hand at Zen calligraphy.
Japan delights in contrasts, revering the past while embracing the future. Begin your 12-day adventure in glittering, massive Tokyo, then head by rail into the countryside to visit traditional villages and tranquil shrines. On strolls through geisha districts and restorative visits to ancient temples and gardens, feel the power of the here and now.
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