Japan can be an expensive country to travel. There are a number of different public and private transport companies that service the country. Selecting the best option can be confusing. We chose to go with JR (Japan Rail). This is the most prominent and they operate all manner of transport, from local subways and buses … Continue reading JR Rail Pass – Guide to Traveling Japan
A Guide to Tokyo’s Districts
Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world. During our seven week trip to Japan we were lucky enough to spend quite a lot of time there. As Tokyo is so large, when researching the city it can be quite daunting so we wanted to share some of our favourite places in the … Continue reading A Guide to Tokyo’s Districts
Foods To Try In Japan – The Ultimate Japanese Food Bucket List
During our recent seven week trip to Japan, we experienced a variety of food from around the country. Food is a huge part of Japanese culture. In 2013 Washoku, the traditional cuisine of Japan was recognised as a Cultural Heritage asset by UNESCO. The Japanese capital city of Tokyo is home to more Michelin star … Continue reading Foods To Try In Japan – The Ultimate Japanese Food Bucket List
A Unique Japanese Farm Stay
After spending weeks travelling the length of Japan from one busy metropolis to another we decided to take some time to experience a different type of Japanese culture. We came across Sky Tea House who offered a farm stay retreat away from the busy cities of Japan. Sky Tea House is a tea farm situated … Continue reading A Unique Japanese Farm Stay
How to spend 24 hours in Hiroshima
Hiroshima is situated in the Chugoku region and is home to Japan's most famous UNESCO World Heritage sight - the A-Bomb Dome located in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. During our travels around Japan we only had 24 hours to spend in Hiroshima and this is how we spent that time. 9am - 1pm We … Continue reading How to spend 24 hours in Hiroshima
Things to do in Osaka
During our 7 weeks in Japan we stopped off in Osaka for 5 days. Osaka is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan after Tokyo. Osaka is a great city to experience amazing food, witness Japanese culture and take in the beautiful sights. Here are just some of our favourite things to do in Osaka. … Continue reading Things to do in Osaka
The Highlight Of Our Trip To Japan – Go-Karting!!
One of the highlights from our trip to Japan this year was the experience of street Go Karting in Osaka. To dress up in cartoon costumes and drive around the busy streets of Osaka at 60km/h was an opportunity we were not missing. No trip to Japan would be complete without this amazing experience. There … Continue reading The Highlight Of Our Trip To Japan – Go-Karting!!
Kyoto Travel – Three Things To Do
Japan’s great ancient city, Kyoto is located in Kansas region. It is famous for countless Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, Japanese gardens, Imperial Palaces and traditional wooden houses known as Machiya. We spent three days total in Kyoto and these are our top four attractions. Nishiki Market First opened in 1310 as a simple fish market … Continue reading Kyoto Travel – Three Things To Do
Did we discover Japans best breakfast experience???
During our three day stay in Kyoto we visited Lorimer for a unique breakfast experience. We made our reservation through Airbnb experiences after reading the excellent reviews (Click here to receive a discount on your first Airbnb booking). What makes this breakfast experience unique? This breakfast menu is a modern twist on a traditional Japaneese … Continue reading Did we discover Japans best breakfast experience???
A different way to see Mt Fuji
Most people travelling in Japan have one thing in common when planning their trip and that is seeing Mt Fuji. There are lots of ways to do this. You can take a specific tour up the mountain. You can visit some of the spa resorts located around the area or you can simply lo out … Continue reading A different way to see Mt Fuji