2 independent reviews for Japan cultural small group vacation

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review 15 Aug 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Experiencing the traditional aswell as modern culture. The Geisha experience was pretty amazing. It was so good!

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Pack light; so many souvenirs to be bought. Be adventurous and try new flavours and food, it's all delicious.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

The entire trip was so awesome. Lots of exciting things to taste, see and experience. Great way to meet people who enjoy traveling as much as I do. Fantastic trip.

review 16 Mar 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Really enjoyed the variety of visiting different regions of Japan e.g busy Tokyo, tranquil Hakone, beautiful Kyoto and Nara and Kamakura. I particularly enjoyed staying in the traditional Ryokan accommodation and having an open air onsen (hot springs ) at night.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Embrace all elements of the trip and try some new experiences.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

The trip uses public transport throughout such as trains, buses and metro. Local restaurants are used.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

An amazing adventure.

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
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