Japan is a land of ancient cultures, austere traditions and breath-taking scenery. From the bright lights of Tokyo to the stunning vistas of Mount Fuji, Japan will fascinate Western visitors. English is not really spoken outside of the big cities, but the warmth and friendliness of the locals will mean that you will have great fun trying to communicate.
Japanese food is excellent and most restaurants have pictorial menus to enable you to sample the local delicacies. When travelling through Japan, you can feel at ease knowing that it is one of the safest places to travel to in the world.