Japan - often referred to by the famous epithet “Land of the Rising Sun”. Japan is an archipelago consisting of 6852 islands of which the four largest (Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku) make up 97% of Japan’s land area. It is the tenth most populous country in the world with over 9.1 million people residing in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
Fun Fact #1: The Michelin Guide has awarded restaurants in Japan more Michelin stars than the rest of the world combined.
Fun Fact #2: Karaoke is the most widely practiced cultural activity in Japan. A 1993 survey found that more Japanese had sung karaoke that year than had participated in traditional pursuits such as flower arranging (ikebana) or tea ceremonies.
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