Traveling in 2023? You Need to Plan Now

November 29,2022


Travel is back!

The pandemic is over. The pandemic is not over. You're likely to see both these contradictory statements in the news on any given day. But whether it is or it isn’t over, one thing is certain: people are traveling again.

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Guide Spotlight: Robert Kodama- Japan

June 30,2020

A huge component of the Global Basecamp experience is the incredible guides and partners we work with. We’ll be highlighting some of these extraordinary guides and  giving a our community a glimpse into everything from their favorite memory on the job to why they first wanted to become a guide. We hope these spotlight interviews will help give insight into their contribution to the GB experience as well emphasize how travel can be used as a vehicle for cross-cultural connection and learning. 

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Best Hikes in Japan

April 22,2020

The myriad of cultural opportunities, history, and effervescence of Japan’s cities, while alluring, are just a portion of what is available to travelers. Journey beyond the frenetic metropolises and experience the spirituality and wonder of Japan’s stunning rural regions. Japan hiking possibilities range from beginner/moderate to advanced/strenuous and we can easily include them in our custom Japan tours

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Sweet Tooth: Japan's Sweets and Candy

April 14,2020

Sweet Tooth is a series where our travel specialists focus on their favorite candies, treats, and sweets a particular region has to offer and where you can go to try them out for yourself. Our first installment of the series comes from our resident Japan expert, Laura Hagler.

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Ryokan: A Traditional Japanese Experience

December 10,2019

This May, Global Basecamps will launch our first ever Global Basecamp’s led Group Tour to the Japanese island of Kyushu. Our Senior Japan Travel Specialists, Laura Hagler, will lead travelers on off-the-beaten path excursions and help them delve deeper into often overlooked aspects of Japanese daily life and history. In addition to staying at two stunning hotels, travelers will also lodge at a variety of  traditional Japanese housing accommodations throughout this unique 7-day tour.

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