It s simple: Frommer s is the name you can trust for complete, easy-to-use, and up-to-date travel information. We re thoroughly committed to offering all the practical details in a fun, user-friendly format, and to helping readers discover the world in a whole new way. Our candid, authoritative hotel and restaurant reviews are the best in the business they re incredibly detailed, and they include carefully chosen selections for every taste and budget. And we offer a wealth of sightseeing, sports, strolls, and special moments from the major tourist highlights for a first-time visitor to off-the-beaten-track discoveries that will impress even the most seasoned traveler. And it s all accompanied by our detailed, accurate two-color maps that show you the way. Most guidebooks read like textbooks or promotional brochures but not Frommer s. We know that readers turn to us when they re planning a vacation, so even though we take the details seriously, we produce guides with a sense of fun and discovery. And we believe that you can tell a book by its cover so we don t settle for anything less than spectacular photography. No wonder we re turning heads. And no wonder readers have rediscovered that Frommer s is the key to an unforgettable vacation. Travel to Japan is booming! With the U.S. dollar up almost 10% against the yen over last year, American travelers now have more buying power in Japan than they ve had in years. More Americans than ever before are requesting information from the Japan National Tourist Organization; inquiries at the New York office alone are double what they were last year. Tour sales are up 35-40% from 1996 to 1997, and one of the largest agencies sellingJapan rail passes in America reports a whopping 200% increase in sales over last year. Completely updated, and featuring an indispensible Japanese character key that makes it possible to recognize establishment signs on the street, this Frommer s guide is user-friendly and is a practical resource to the region s culture, cuisine, and customs. It s required reading for anyone visiting Japan!
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Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Frommer′s. The best trips start here.
∗ Insider tips on the best Japanese culinary experiences, from indulging in an exquisite kaiseki feast to plucking plates off a conveyor belt at a kaiten sushi shop.
∗ Outspoken opinions on what′s worth your time and what′s not.
∗ Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
∗ Off–the–beaten–path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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About the Authors Beth Reiber worked for several years in Tokyo as the editor of the Far East Traveler. Now a freelance travel writer residing in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and two young sons, she is the author of several Frommer guides, including Frommer's Tokyo and Frommer's Hong Kong. She also contributes to Europe from $50 a Day. Janie Spencer spent seven years in Japan working for Tokyo Journal and Kyodo News Service. A freelance writer, she now lives near Paris with her husband and daughter.
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