Japan is a truly exotic country where the highest modern technology meets a traditional past.
From beautiful cherry blossoms in the spring to world-leading ski parks in the winter, Japan has a unique experience at every turn.
The locals are helpful, the facilities spotless and the public transport is one of the world’s best, which means getting around is a breeze. Japan is an island nation. The nearest neighbouring countries are China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia. Japan is 9 hours ahead of Universal Coordinated Time (UTC+9), so the country is 13 hours ahead of Toronto or 16 hours ahead of Vancouver.