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Only in Japan ...  
   

Only in Japan ...

... can grapes cost up to $360 USD each, with a bunch recently auctioned off for $11,000 USD! While these were far from that price, they were still prohibitively expensive at about $35 USD a bunch. High-end fruit in Japan may be aesthetically perfect, but we will never know if the taste could ever justify the price, since we can't bring ourselves to spend that much money.
Three Little Words

September 29th 2016
Geo: 35.67, 139.77For travelers who have had the supreme pleasure of visiting Japan and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, three little words will always come to mind when thoughts return to the Land of the Rising Sun. While it could be I Love You, it isn't, nor is it some variation of Everything so ____, where you could in theory fill that blank with delicious ... read more
Asia » Japan

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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