Is a Japan Rail Pass Worth It?

Is a Japan Rail Pass Worth It?

Is a Japan Rail Pass Worth It? "Is a Japan Rail Pass worth it?" This might be the most important question you are asking yourself right now as you prepare for your trip to Japan in 2021. In this post, I'm going to show you whether a Japan Rail Pass is worth it. Using...
Kanazawa Itinerary: 2 Days in the City of Samurais

Kanazawa Itinerary: 2 Days in the City of Samurais

Kanazawa Itinerary: 2 Days in the City of Samurais In this Kanazawa itinerary post, I’m going to show you how to spend 2 days in Kanazawa, a city famous for its stunningly restored samurai and geisha neighborhoods and its fabulous and fresh seafood. If you’re looking...
The 4 Best Day Trips from Tokyo

The 4 Best Day Trips from Tokyo

The 4 Best Day Trips from Tokyo Looking to take a day trip from Tokyo, but don’t know where to go. Here are THE 4 best day trips to take from Tokyo: Hakone, Kamakura, Mt. Fuji, and Nikko. All of them can be reached in 1 or 2 hours by bus or train. All will reward you...
27 Great Books on Japan – Novels

27 Great Books on Japan – Novels

27 Great Books on Japan – Novels In my latest books for the world traveler series of posts, I’m going to share with you my honest and unbiased review of 27 of my favorite and not-so-favorite novels about Japan and Japanese culture. By reading this list,...
Hakone Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in Hakone

Hakone Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in Hakone

Hakone Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in Hakone Long ago when Japan was ruled by a shogun and samurai still roamed the countryside, the cities of Japan were connected by five highways. The most famous one, the Tokaido Road (East Coast Road), connected the two most...
Kyoto Itinerary 4 Days: A City of a Million Temples

Kyoto Itinerary 4 Days: A City of a Million Temples

Kyoto Itinerary 4 Days: A City of a Million Temples Kyoto doesn’t really have a thousand temples, but it feels like it does. Even before I set foot in the city, I was overwhelmed by all there was to see. On top of that, like Tokyo, the sites are spread out all over...

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