Lonely Planet - Travel Guide - Japan
Yes, there are geishas. Yes, there is neon. And yes, there are sake and hot springs and moss gardens. Japan delivers all the iconic stuff - then it starts piling on the surprises: swimming with manta rays, world-class skiing, whale watching...and guess what? It's cheaper than you think.
- Written by an expert team of Japanese-speaking authors
- Chapter on negotiating the ritual of the onsen (hot baths)
- Special section on skiing
- Best restaurants, bars and accommodation