Expedition Stories

Our fleet navigates the world in search of adventure. These are the stories they bring back…

World View


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Why Japan Should Be Your Next Snorkel Destination

Travelers seek out Japan for many reasons, but snorkeling has generally not been one of them. That is a missed opportunity. Made up of nearly 7,000 islands, the country may be one of the most underrated snorkel spots around.

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The Ancient Forest on Japan’s Yakushima Island

The Japanese have long known the value of a walk in the woods. From the indigenous wisdom of Shintoism to the comparatively modern practice of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, a common belief remains clear: time spent in nature is healing. Science supports this, too. Recent research shows that just one day spent in the forest is enough to spur significant mental health benefits.

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7 Stunning Sites That Define Japan

Our new expeditions bring you to a variety of beloved landmarks, from the magnificent Himeji Castle to the famed “floating” torii gate at Miyajima. See the full list of highlights, old and new.

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