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Facts about Japan
Vacationers planning an international vacation to the Land of the Rising Sun can expect to encounter beautiful natural scenes, traditional and inspired architecture, and a unique culture. This beautiful country lures visitors with its intriguing history and entertains and delights them with incredible historic sites as well as the latest modern fashions, trends, and a bustling night life. International travelers packing for Japan can expect to include a range of items in their luggage. For humanitarians and travelers who are interested in responsible tourism and are hoping to give back to the community, there are non-profit organizations in Japan that are happy to accept donations.
One service project in Japan that accepts the generosity of voluntourists is the Living Dreams non-profit organization. This program, supported through the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Community Footprints, works to enrich and empower underprivileged children in the orphanages of Japan. This community project works to allow these children cultural experiences at the Ritz-Carlton designed to both educate and inspire them. This project accepts art supplies, soccer balls, baseball gloves, and other toys, as well as t-shirts for children ages eight to eighteen.