Fake food in Japan

“Fake Food” Sampuru in Japan

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Japan Food Tour If you haven’t discovered the Access Culinary Trips’ Japan tour yet, it’s time. Our Japan tour gives you an insiders view of the cultures we visit, and as with all Access Culinary Trips tours, it’s through the lens of the cuisines that shape [ ]


Japanese Bath Etiquette

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through cuisine. A Must-Know: Japanese Bath Etiquette Japan, a culture wrapped in history, ancient customs and respect. Our Japan tour is not only a cuisine adventure, it is a cultural immersion. From temple visits to Soba lessons, lively market tours, a traditional Japanese bath experience and [ ]


Exploring Harajuku Culture

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through cuisine. Exploring Harajuku Culture on our Japan Tour How do we put into words the fascinating Harajuku culture? A lifestyle? Cultural phenomenon? Fashion era?  In Japan, it is all of those things and more. Uniquely Japanese and cultivated in Tokyo, Harajuku fashion is a combination [ ]


Exploring Japan: The Kii Peninsula

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Exploring Japan Day By Day The Access Culinary Trips Japan tour holds so many exquisite stops in store for the explorer at heart, that we are breaking them down day by day in our weekly blog. From the bustling streets of [ ]


Nijo castle is part of our Japanese cultural tour

Japanese Cultural Tour Highlights – Nijo Castle

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Japanese Cultural Tour – We’re More Than Just Food Exploring Japan from Tokyo to Osaka, our Japan tour is as much a Japanese cultural tour as it is a culinary tour. We do what we do best – expose the best of food and [ ]


Meal at a Japanese ryokan

The Japanese Ryokan Experience

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. What is it about a vacation that stands out most to you? Is it the itinerary, the food? The places you sleep or the people you get to know? There are so many important factors when traveling that play a collective part in our [ ]


Japanese cherry blossom season

Japanese Cherry Blossom Season

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Springtime in Japan Seasonality is savored in Japan – a marker of time, fresh ingredients, weather, and ritual. In the fall, pumpkins and hardy greens grace meal time. In the winter, root vegetables, ramens, noodles and fish reign. And in the spring there [ ]


Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market – Explore Japanese Cuisine

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Japan Tour Stop: Nishiki Market Japan’s culinary persuasions are tied intimately to the land, the sea, and the season. From fresh bamboo shoots in the spring, hearty pumpkins in the fall, and delicious rice dishes year round, each meal represents the healthfulness of what [ ]


Exotic Japanese ingredients

Japanese Ingredients: Explore Exotic Vegetables

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Exotic Japanese Ingredients Our Japan tour is a discovery for your taste buds. Marked by refined ingredients and perfected flavors, Japanese cuisine is as historical as it is delicious. A story of land and sea, of local ingredients and ancient traditions, each dish [ ]


Don’t Blow Your Nose! Japan Travel Etiquette Part 2

Learn more about our Japan Culinary Tour and explore Japanese culture through its cuisine. Japan Travel Tips  – Etiquette part 2 It may seem obvious to the savvy traveler that using your manners while visiting another culture is the best practice, but depending on where you’re traveling, manners may take on very different norms. Some cultures [ ]


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