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Play Ball! – Baseball in Japan

A sign that spring is approaching, Major League Baseball teams are heading to spring training camps across Arizona and Florida and very soon the sounds of mitts popping and bats cracking is going to fill baseball parks around the country. I figured now is as good a time as any to talk about baseball in...
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Meet our Staff – Marshall Moore

My name is Marshall, at work, I am the office manager for the staff in America and now our employee in Australia.  And at home, I am the Father of 3 beautiful girls.  We had one, the normal way then became foster parents and adopted two more.  Being a husband and father is the best...
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How to Make a Reversible Japanese Knot Bag!!

Hello! I would like to share with you how to make a reversible Japanese knot bag. This easy project is made even faster if you have a Cricut available. You can get a free SVG of the pattern here. The free pattern is provided by Hello Creative Family. You will need to log into Cricut Design...
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Brian takes Hokkaido and Tohoku

What attracted me to this tour was that it specialized in two areas of Japan, each totally different from the other. Unlike other tours that cover a large expanse and give you a taste of everything, this type of tour allows you to saturate the area more and get to enjoy many more local aspects...
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Meet Our Staff – Martin Graham

Konnichiwa! I’m Martin. I have been working for Samurai Tours for about 4 years. Before that, I was a database administrator but gave up the tech job due to my love for Japan. I have traveled all over the country and enjoy sharing my experiences with customers to help them plan their Japanese adventures. I...
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Yasiel Puig Takes Japan with Samurai Tours

It’s not often (in fact, this was the first time) that we get a call asking us to host a tour for a celebrity. When Fancation contacted us and told us that they were in need of a 7-day tour of Japan for an MLB baseball player and his guests for his Wild Horse Foundation,...
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Naoshima – Art Island

  On an island in the Seto Inland Sea, you can find beautiful modern art museums, architecture, and sculptures. Naoshima is an art island and known for its art museums. You might have seen images of one of Yayoi Kusama’s iconic pumpkin sculptures located near Miyanaura Port. “Ando Island” also features many structures created by...
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Meet our Staff – Sarah Giannini

  Hello, I’m Sarah. I began my career with Samurai Tours in 2016 with our registration and billing departments. Since then I have joined our tours team and continue to work in our billing department.   Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago offered me lots of great opportunities. I completed my bachelor’s degree in...
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How to beat Jet Lag / Travel Tips

Jet lag is a temporary sleep disorder that impacts the circadian rhythm. All the biological rhythms are controlled by the body’s circadian clock, so if you suffer from this disorder, you will show several biological disruptions. Here’s a list of the most common symptoms you can experience during jet lag: • Insomnia • Fatigue •...
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Japanese Tea Ceremony Etiquette

Japan has a very interesting duality in its culture.  They are known for creating some of the world’s most cutting edge technology while perfectly maintaining traditions, like the tea ceremony.  You may think a tea ceremony is about drinking tea.  But at the heart of it, the ceremony is really about the host humbling themselves...
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