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The Good Futuristic technologies and timeless historical areas, right next to each other Stunning mountains, forests, beaches and volcanoes (plus: volcanic activity equals hot springs) A culinary culture so rich there’s no way you’ll get tired of it at any point A top-notch railway system (trains are always on time + super comfortable) Very helpful and patient locals who will never, ever leave your problems unsolved Safe, zen and stress-free destination Kawaii things everywhere The Bad Relatively high prices compared to the rest of Asia (however by hostel-and- Airbnb-ing your way through the country + eating tasty 5-euro meals in izakayas + buying supplies in convenience stores instead of always eating out, Japan is totally doable on the cheap) Locals speak enough English to help you get around, but often too little to really make friends with them — unless you speak some Japanese Most of the tourists that visit Japan are… Japanese, so don’t expect a destination where everything is adapted for foreign travellers (this is actually something I really liked; and locals were always happy to help) Japan: An Itinerary A 3-week-long eclectic mix of big cities, natural wonders and remote sanctuaries: http://www.travelettes.net/the-travelettes-itinerary-for-japan/ A few tips Getting around is really, really easy....