Explore Akihabara – Tokyo’s Amazing Anime District!

Akihabara is one of those Tokyo neighbourhoods that I didn’t want to miss seeing. Japan has captured the admiration and ardour of many people around the world due to its thriving comic and animation industries. Which geek has not heard of “Manga” the Japanese version of comic books, or the fearsome Son Goku of [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:16:44+00:00 March 11th, 2016|1 Comment

Experiencing Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing

You would not think that a pedestrian crossing could possibly draw so much attention, but in Tokyo, one crossing has become a major tourist attraction. The pedestrian crossing in the Shibuya District of the city is one scene you don’t want to miss if you happen to visit the Japanese capital. It is often [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:31:08+00:00 January 26th, 2016|3 Comments

Sample Itinerary for Dazzling Tokyo

Tokyo - the famous urban capital of Japan seems like a bit of a paradox. Despite its modern infrastructure, this city exudes an old soul. Buildings in Tokyo are not as high and clustered as the skyscrapers that you see in Hong Kong and Singapore.  But to make up for the height of its [...]

By | 2017-09-26T08:45:53+00:00 April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Travel Impressions of Japan

It would be so hard for anyone not to become mesmerized by Japan after spending at least a week traveling in this East Asian nation. From its disciplined citizens, spectacular attractions, to its complicated history and distinct culture; Japan is certainly one of our favorite countries we have visited. For a relatively small island [...]

By | 2017-09-26T08:51:13+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

How to get from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko (Mount Fuji) by Train (using the Japan Rail Pass)

"Kawaguchiko” may sound unfamiliar to those who have never visited Japan before. If you are planning on seeing Mount Fuji during your trip to Japan and you have a Japan Rail Pass then you should continue reading. Kawaguchiko is one of the most convenient and breathtaking locations to view world famous Mount Fuji. There [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:43:19+00:00 December 27th, 2014|21 Comments