The japow gods have once again returned to Niseko in full force this season. Since I was busy adulting, I only managed a week there in Feb 2018, but luckily there was still plenty of pow to be had. Loving it even more this season with the car which allowed us to avoid the great unwashed.
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.
Confused about how to change your local currency to Japanese Yen? See these idiot-proof instructions and common money-changer tricks to be aware of. All layman terms only and no scary words in this post.
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.