If hairpin turns and sexy wheels are your idea of fun, this self-drive tour is one of the best you can do when visiting Tokyo. Highly recommended for not-boring people.
Last (belated) autumn post before moving on to winter. Just 50 minutes and USD3.50 from Central Tokyo by train, hiking Mount Takao is a perfect way to work off all those holiday calories and get in touch with nature.
Trip reports and budgeting for my Nov 2017 road trip to Nikko, Japan. ‘Cos public transport is for plebes.
I know, I know, it’s already winter. But better late than never for this trip report where we went to see the famous autumn colours of Nikko, Japan.
Since it’s Mothers’ Day here is the long delayed trip report of my visit to Hakone with Mummy dearest back in 2015. As you know I dislike this sort of typical tourist itinerary, but it is a good place to bring the old folks and first-timers to Japan.
For the jaded tourist- A good mix of culture and cafe-hopping in an uncrowded area of Tokyo.
Did you know that you can send your bulky luggage within Japan and enjoy a hassle-free journey on public transport? I use it most often to send my snowboard bag to and from the airport. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of this magical Japanese invention.