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Diary of the 4 provinces

Back in Osaka since 10 days, I just finished the diary of a great journey with customers to Shikoku, the wild pearl of south Japan. Following the recommandation of one participants to the trip, I’m testing a new platform called Polarsteps. Enjoy the journey!

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On my way to the 4 provinces!

Tomorrow, I’ll once again leave Germany to Osaka. This time, I’ll stay in Japan for 6 weeks, alternating business and leisure!
First, on Sunday I’ll begin with a group of 4 customers a trip to Shikoku, my favorite island of the Japanese archipelago.
We’ll rent a car in Tokushima on the north-eastern coast and drive around this wild and beautiful place.

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Trip to the holy city & spirituality reloaded in 2019

6 weeks before the start of the big Shikoku journey!
I can’t wait to be there again, admiring the wild coasts and the deep mountain landscapes of this beautiful island and tasting every day with my customers the fresh fish of the Pacific and other delicacies!
The journey starts on October the 14th with of course a full coverage on the blog and many photos!

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Coast to Coast

While enjoying a few days of rest in France, I finally wrote on my blog a post about the upcoming trip to Shikoku.
On October the 11th, I’ll fly to Osaka and then the journey with 4 customers will start a few days later.
During 10 days, we’ll travel around the island of Shikoku, enjoying beautiful seascapes and fresh fish!

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The path of enlightenment

A few days ago, my customers flew back to Germany after a 2 weeks guided tour with Fukuchan Ryoko in Kyoto and Nara, Japans former capital cities. I just posted on Facebook a selection of the many photos I took during the trip.

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Spring journey 2018 – 4 days to go!

The main purpose of this stay is a 15 days customer trip to Kyoto, Nara and the surrounding regions.
Starting on May the 11th, I’ll explore with my 2 customers the spiritual world of these 2 ancient capital cities.
Among the several beautiful temples and shrines, we’ll go deep in the heart of Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism.

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2018 – Big in Japan!

Hello! A few days ago, I booked the plane ticket for my next stay in Japan.
The journey starts on April the 24th and about 2 weeks later the first customer trip of this year will begin!
In any case, 2018 will be a busy year for Fukuchan Ryoko with already 3 booked trips all around Japan!

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Homepage update & nice prices!

For a better overview, travel prices and more detailed information about the tour conditions are now already indicated on the homepage.
I adjusted the prices of my tours. Thanks the weaker Yen, my whole offer has become considerably cheaper!

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Journey aftermath & diary

Already one month has passed since my return from Japan. It was an interesting but chaotic trip, especially due to the bad weather conditions. Two typhoons and more than two weeks pouring rain in October, that’s unprecedented!

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On the starting blocks for Nagoya!

Hello! On October the 3rd, begin of my next trip to Japan! Starting this time from Nagoya, 5 weeks of exploration, great food and culture! More information in the blog.

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Sleeper hit and 1st glimpse of the next Nippon trip

Thanks to my wife, I just discovered my TV drama summer hit 2017, Juhan Shuttai (Sleepeeer Hit)!
This amazing series is perfect to shorten the waiting time until my next trip to Japan. I’ve already bought the plane ticket, the journey begins on October the 3rd!

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Springtime breeze on the arts

After a few months work, all trips of my website are now revamped and up-to-date! After Spirituality and Gastronomy, I worked on the last 2 themes, Handicraft and Graphic arts.
At the heart of Japan’s handcrafted soul, a 13 days/12 nights stay, from €2,500.
In the footsteps of manga artists, a 12 days/11 nights stay, from €2,410.

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Exciting new gourmet world!

Great news for all aficionados of the Japanese cuisine: I just finished updating my gastronomy tour!
The fish is freshly caught, the table is set and the chopsticks are sharpened. You just have to book! Itadakimasu, from €1,685.

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A new wave of spirituality

Based on the experiences gained during my last journeys in Japan, I just finished a complete redesign of the Spirituality trip. This incursion in the world of Buddhism and Shintoism is becoming more exciting and diversified, allowing you to explore the Seto Inland Sea as well as the Sea of Japan.

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Spirit of the Spring

In Europe as in Japan, the winter comes finally to an end! My website too is already budding ;-).
Before returning to the Land of the Rising Sun this autumn, I will update the site on a regular basis, making visual improvements and adding new content.

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Spring calendar 2016

Fukuchan Ryoko will soon organize two discovery tours:
1 nature and spirituality tour in the heart of Kansai and 1 seaside and mountain tour in the island of Shikoku and its little sister Shodoshima

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