Peacefully independent and quietly sitting in the Pacific Ocean, thousands of islands collectively create Japan.
A country developed and fueled by one of the most highly educated populations in the world, it is apparent upon arrival that this well-groomed country offers its citizens an impressive standard of living. Immense pride and an orderly, efficient way of life make Japan a fascinating country to explore. After only a few days it’s easy to understand why Japan has the longest life expectancy in the world.
When to Go: High season is April-May and August. June-July is the rainy season in most of Japan and September-December is usually cold, but clear. Low season is Jan-March with lower temperatures and snow in the mountains.
Good to Know:
- Capital: Tokyo
- Population: 127 million
- Language: Japanese
- Currency: Yen