My first ever trip to Japan with Tim and Koitrips. What a wonderful place this is, I had no idea how good it would be. The show was very good and then the mountains even better. Tim was a great host and found me exactly what I was looking for but most of all I […]

Graham – Stoke UK

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All Japan Koi Show trip – 2019

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

This is fast becoming one of our busiest trips. It really is a one on any Koi Keepers bucket lists. This AJKS will be a little special, this will be the 50th year of the All Japan Koi Show. The Show takes place in the heart of Tokyo where we stay for 2 nights. We […]

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Koi trips Update

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Well another Autumn Harvest trip has just been completed… This was probably our most successful trip so far which is the right way forward. The Koi that our clients bought were some of the best ever. The interest now in people coming to Japan with us on Koi buying trips is getting bigger and bigger. […]

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The Autumn Harvests – Coming out of the mud!

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

This will be around my 20th Autumn Harvest and some things change, but many things stay the same. I remember the first time I ever went to Japan and actually saw Koi being pulled out of amazing Mud Ponds, its a great feeling, and excitement to see what is coming out of the muddy waters. […]

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Autumn Harvest – The time is almost here.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

The time is almost here for Koitrips to set out to Japan for the Autumn Harvest season. We have the Harvests Schedule and the Show schedule, flights are booked, the clients are all ready for another amazing trip into the mountains of Yamakoshi. Koitrips do things differently to any other tour company. We do not […]

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Autumn Harvest – Booking now!

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Okay guys, Another Autumn harvest is just around the corner and we are getting everything booked. If you have already showed interest then I will be in touch with you this week. We now have all the dates for the events/Harvests in the Autumn so we can get the trip arranged. If you have not […]

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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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