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WPCS 2.1.3
1.866.316.7268 [email protected]
WPCS 2.1.3

By

Michelle Medrano

#Japanagram

In search of #japanagram accounts? We have all been scrolling more lately in our spare time. You’ll often find me checking my favorite Instagram accounts of locals in Japan. It’s my way of virtually immersing myself into the Japanese everyday life. My preference is to be taken on a stroll through the city or neighborhoods...
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Kotatsu

On a cold winter day, we would all enjoy being nestled under a blanket and ideally by a fireplace. Japanese homes insulation differ from ours and some lack central heating. The Japanese have a cure for a chilly day indoors, Kotatsu.  The Kotatsu dates back to the 14 century, a platform was added around Japanese...
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Matcha -A Taste of Japan

    If you have traveled to Japan it is likely that you have had the pleasure of tasting Matcha. While in Japan during the summer, one of my favorite desserts was Matcha ice cream. Oishii!  Matcha is widely used in a variety of desserts such as mochi, candies, pancakes, shaved ice treats, roll cakes,...
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Travel Tips -10 Things to Know Before You Travel to Japan

  Are you ready to travel to Japan with Samurai Tours? Before you embark on this journey here are my 10 travel tips. 1.Rent a Pocket Wifi Wifi is available in some hotels and ryokans. However, it can be a necessity when you are traveling on your own. Whether you are searching for a place...
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Meet Our Staff- Michelle Medrano

Hi there! It’s Michelle, your customer service representative for Samurai Tours.   I hail from Dallas, Texas originally but, living in Colorado for 10 years has rooted my love of nature and the outdoors. So much so, that I brought a little of nature to me. I have a llama and two alpacas. They are shy...
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