Japan: How To Save On Transportation?

March 25, 2018

Japan is one of those countries with the best means of transportation.   Their trains and buses are efficient modes of transporting you from one tourist spot to another.  These trains and buses are clean, well-maintained, and it leaves on time.  Aside from that, these modes of transportation have courteous and polite staffs.  However, every nice thing comes with a price. …

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Japan: Kansai to Kanto ~ Traveling through the Overnight Bus

March 23, 2018

There are two regions in Japan that is famous to tourist: Kansai and Kanto.  Kansai is where Osaka and Kyoto is located, while Tokyo is in Kanto region.  These regions are 500 kilometers apart.  We wanted to go to both areas and so we included it in our itinerary. Traveling from Kansai to Kanto region by Shinkansen will take 4…

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Japan: The Shinkansen Experience

March 20, 2018

Japan is famous for its wonderful technologies that make life a whole lot easier.  One of these technologies is the bullet train – which makes traveling more faster (more na, faster pa! ganoon kabilis! hahaha).  Shinkansen is one of Japan’s famous bullet trains.  It is operated by Japan Railways (JR). My little boy is fascinated by trains (as evident by…

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Japan: Japanese Accommodation Through Airbnb

March 18, 2018

Traveling can be costly.  A big chunk of anyone’s travel budget will always go to accommodation.  Lucky are those who visit certain places where they have relatives or friends where they can stay at.  Another lucky bunch of people are those who can stay at backpackers’ hotels or hostels and are amendable with sleeping in a room together with other…

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Japan: Tokyo Disneyland

March 10, 2018

Japan has three major theme parks namely: Universal Studios Japan, Tokyo DisneySea, and Tokyo Disneyland.  We traveled to Japan with our little boy and so we wanted to visit all three major theme parks (okay, that was just an excuse…the hubby and I really wanted to visit these theme parks hahaha :D). The last theme park we visited was Tokyo Disneyland.  As…

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Japan: Tokyo DisneySea

March 8, 2018

Tokyo DisneySea is one of the three major theme parks in Japan.  The other two are the Universal Studios Japan in Kansai and the Tokyo Disneyland.  When traveling with kids, visiting theme parks will always be included in your itinerary – and so all three theme parks were included in ours. We availed of the 2-day passport and allotted a day each for…

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Japan: The Happy Boy at Thomas Land

March 1, 2018

One of the main reasons we went to Fuji-Q Highland is to visit Thomas Land.  Our little boy is so much fond of Thomas and Friends since he was still a toddler until now and so visiting Thomas Land is a must for our Japan trip. We were able to secure a free entrance pass to Fuji-Q Highland (thanks to…

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Japan: A Day at Fuji-Q Highland

February 27, 2018

Fuji-Q Highland is a theme park located at Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan.  This theme park is close to Mt Fuji and so we decided to visit it the same day we went to see Mt. Fuji.  But there is also a very personal reason we wanted to see Fuji-Q Highland.  It is because Thomas Land is located inside Fuji-Q theme…

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Japan: The Majestic Mt. Fuji

February 25, 2018

Mt. Fuji is one of the world’s most famous mountains.  It is not the highest as it only peaks at 3,776 meters.  What makes it extraordinary is being snow-capped for most time of the year. Visiting Mount Fuji is part of our itinerary for our 11-days Japan trip.  We don’t want to climb up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji; we…

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Japan: Chiyoda and Taito

February 20, 2018

In our 11 days stay in Japan, it was only in our second to the last day that it rained.  We still followed our scheduled to visit Chiyoda and Taito for sightseeing and Shinjuku and Shibuya for shopping that day. Imperial Palace Japan’s Imperial Palace, where their royal family resides, is located at Chiyoda city ward.  There are scheduled guided tours…

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