If you’re heading to Japan in the winter you can’t leave without hitting the slopes in Nagano, or seeing snow monkeys! Luckily Nozawa Onsen offers both, just over 2 hours … Continue reading Skiing in Nozawa Onsen, Japan
Japan was one of the first spots we visited in the winter. If you’ve been following our blog, most places we’ve been are sunny and hot. So as soon as … Continue reading How to See Snow Monkeys in Jigokudani Monkey Park
Japan is a crazy and exciting country, and an amazing mix of modernity and ancient culture. Not many places can boast a Robot Restaurant and a 1000 year old temple … Continue reading Top Places to See in Japan
Japan is not the most budget-friendly country, and a lot of that is due to the costs of travel. The world-renowned efficiency and speed of their train system makes it … Continue reading Is a Japan Rail (JR) Pass Worth it?
Travelling from South East Asia to Japan is like entering a different world. An efficient, safe and incredibly welcoming world! Tokyo is the entry point for most travellers, and as … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Tokyo, Japan
Getting around Tokyo is daunting, exciting, and incredibly efficient all at the same time. Taxis are very expensive, and buses aren’t the most useful unless you’re going somewhere very remote, … Continue reading Backpacker’s Guide to the Tokyo Train and Subway System