Japan has a fascinating and diverse culture – and one that will enthral travelling rugby fans. On one hand, it is steeped in the deepest of traditions dating back thousands of years; on the other it is a society in a continual state of rapid development.

From its dazzling cities, nightlife and food culture to fashion and technological development that constantly pushes back the boundaries, this is part of what makes it such a fascinating country to visit. If you are looking for something different you are sure to find it here on your rugby adventure.

Religions collide and co-exist, there is the etiquette of chop sticks, the food is exotic and varied and from green tea, sake, whiskey and beer there is something for every palate. Take in a journey that covers the mysterious Geisha and the Samurai – Japan’s warrior class – or simply explore an exotic and hidden garden. Whatever your wish, Japan will make it possible.