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2017 Japan's Cultural Treasures

Japan: Tokyo, Hakone, Kanazawa, Kyoto

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Frugal Traveler: Kyoto, Japan

Follow a frugal traveler as he goes in search of hidden charms in Japan’s ancient Imperial capital.

Courtesy of Fritz Schumann
Houshi

Get to know the Houshi family who have run a ryokan (or Japanese inn) for over 1,000 years.

Courtesy Kathy Monk
Japan: The Contemporary and the Ancient

Follow the Grannies on Safari in Japan and watch as they attend a tea ceremony, belt out some karaoke tunes, and more

Courtesy of Dylan Thuras
100 Wonders: The Cat Islands of Japan

Journey to Tashirojima, or Cat Island, where cats outnumber humans.

Courtesy of Penn Museum
Travelogue: Kyoto, Japan 1965

Turn back the clock to 1960s-era Kyoto, Japan, and stroll along garden paths lined with stone lanterns and centuries-old shrines.

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