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Japanese fruit

As you could have read here, I had went to Japan in the July-August period and I could find the most delicious Japanese peaches and grapes in the supermarkets. Even though they are really pricey, you should try them at least once. The fruit are so full of flavor that it is worth every penny.

I didn't realize until after I went to Japan a few more times, that these fruit are seasonal and only available for a limited time period. I am not really accustomed to that, as most fruit in the Netherlands are available year-round. Of course, we don't have the most exotic fruit available here, but fruit such as grapes and strawberries can be bought any day of the year.

You can read more about when it is the best time to buy the special Japanese strawberries, melons, cherries, peaches, watermelons, pears, persimmons, apples, and mandarin oranges over here.

Fruit picking is also a great activity to do during your vacation in Japan. Many fruit orchards provide these activities and the fee …