My first trip to Japan and it’s been a wonderful experience. I have seen some really special Koi and even bought some myself.

Keith Limbert

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2018 BKKS National.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

The BKKS National Koi Show 2018. It’s been a week since the BKKS National Koi Show, this is the first time I have been able to get time to get something down. It was my first show in the UK for many years, even longer taking an actual stand. This Show was the first time […]

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BKKS National 2018 – With Shintaro Koi Farm.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Have you ever wanted to meet one of the top Japanese Koi Breeders? Well at this years BKKS National Koi Show you can. Masaru Saito and Kensuke Saito will be flying in to be our special guests for the Show. They will be available to talk to at our stand at the show!! Kensuke speaks […]

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Japan buying trip October 2018

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

The All Japan Koi Show buying trip and the Spring buying trip to Japan are now over. Lets hope the summer is a great time for Koi keepers all over the world. Coming up next is the Autumn harvest trip. We are posting this early because we already have names down for the trip and […]

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Spring Trip Update

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

The Spring trip is half way through now. Some excellent Koi to be had around the mountains. The dealers who are with us are finding the fish they need to take back to their shops and sell to their clients. The weather has been brilliant, 15-20C every day so far, its wonderful in the mountains. […]

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Japan trip – Spring 2018

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

The time is here again – Japan trip – Spring 2018. Koitrips will be leaving to Japan in the next 24 hours for our second trip of 2018. We will of course be joined by 2 other clients, one returning customer and a new customer. The clients are both dealers who are taking time to […]

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Koitrips update – March 2018

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Just a quick update from Koitrips. The Spring Koi buying trip to Japan is now fast approaching. We will be back in the beautiful mountains of Yamakoshi with clients in the next week. We will be looking at the best Jumbo Tosai Japan has to offer, Koi from all the main breeders. We will be […]

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Koitrips.com at the BKKS National Koi Show

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Koitrips will have a stand at the 2018 BKKS National Koi Show. This is the first time we have done a show since starting up Koitrips.com There will be nothing for sale at the show but we will be joined with many of the clients who have actually been to Japan with us and bought […]

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What does Japan cost?

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

I get many emails regarding the actual price of a trip to Japan. Obviously the costs are different depending where you are flying from but I can do a rough guide to pricing from the UK. Flights are not too different from anywhere else. I will base my example on a 1 week trip to […]

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Quick Japan update…

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Yesterday we visited Isawa Nishikigoi Centre, the home of Matsunosuke. Decided to drive which on the way was great, we shook off the snow and drove into the beautiful sunshine. Then today we got the clients with us their quota of Tosai. Its been a very busy trip!

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