There’s more to Japan than karaoke, Hello Kitty, manga and Harajuku girls. A lot more.

Travel to Japan and you’ll soon see that it’s also home to outlandish game shows, bizarre vending machines, old-school sake breweries, and a population of faultlessly considerate people.

Oh… and there’s a whole load of ancient temples, castles and shrines, too.

Join a Geckos tour with a small crew of awesome 18-29 year olds and ride through the Japanese countryside at warp speed aboard a bullet train, visit sumo stables in Tokyo, see Geishas in Kyoto, sip sake in Kanazawa, and get amongst the legendary Osaka eating scene.

Travel in Japan is guaranteed to produce more mind-blowing moments per minute than almost anywhere else in the world. From riding the ruthlessly efficient subway system to using musical public toilets, a trip to Japan is worth it for the shock value alone.

And the sushi. All of the sushi.

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