Day Trip Encounters in Chiba

Aired: January 19, 2018


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Narita International Airport, the gateway to Tokyo, is actually in Chiba Prefecture, lying next to Tokyo. Three overseas students travel around Chiba.
Morgan, from New Zealand, is interested in traditional Japanese culture. He takes part in pulling a float with the locals in the Sawara Grand Autumn Festival with a history of 300 years.
Paulina, from Mexico, loves marine sports. She visits Ichinomiya Town, one of Japan’s biggest surfers’ paradises where the Tokyo 2020 Olympics surfing competitions will be held. A legendary surfer who used to compete internationally teaches her how to surf.
Rizky, from Indonesia, studies chemistry. He wanted to see an industrial area. He walks around the Keiyo Industrial Zone, and takes a Night Factory Cruise to see views of Tokyo Bay that look like they were taken out of SF movies!
The students also enjoy local foods. See the charms of Chiba, where tradition mixes with the state of the art.

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