How to Visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park from Tokyo and Nagano in 2020

How to Visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park from Tokyo and Nagano

Walking to see snow monkeys in the Jigokudani Monkey Park was like a dream come true.  After seeing the iconic image of the Japanese snow monkeys we had finally achieved our goal to see them with our own eyes, and they did not disappoint.  The group of 30 to 40 monkeys was fascinating to observe … Read more

Best Travel Bag and Luggage for Your Japan Trip

Best Travel Bags and Luggage for Your Japan Trip

A good general principle when considering your travel bag and luggage for Japan and Tokyo is to pack as light as you can manage. Most visitors to Japan will utilise public transport during their visit, which requires lots of walking, climbing steps and getting around. The Japan and Tokyo public transport system can get quite … Read more

Top 3 Snow Play, Skiing and Snowboarding Day Tours From Tokyo

Top 3 Snow Play, Skiing and Snowboarding Day Tours from Tokyo

Visitors to Japan may not realise that even from Tokyo there are some great day tour options to visit the snow nearby at Mt Fuji, and either ski, snowboard or just play in the snow. In addition, if you want to get some real snow there is a great day tour option via shinkansen to visit … Read more

How to Book Robot Restaurant Tokyo Tickets for 2020

How to Book Robot Restaurant Tokyo Tickets

An experience that should be on your Tokyo bucket list is a visit to the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, located a short walk from Shinjuku Station. Everything about the Tokyo Robot Restaurant is over-the-top. From the moment you enter you will feel like you’ve gone down the rabbit hole and entered a futuristic Alice in … Read more

The Ultimate Quick List of What to Pack for Japan and Tokyo – Including Printable

What to Pack for Japan and Tokyo

If you are reading this article I expect that you have already completed booking your trip to Japan and are in the final stages of thinking about what you need to pack for your trip to Japan – some of you are looking at this article for the first time three months before you depart … Read more

Easiest Options to Get from Narita Airport to Tokyo and Ginza

How to Get From Narita Airport to Tokyo and Ginza

When you explore your options to get from Narita Airport NRT to Tokyo you should consider three main factors to decide the option which is best for your particular circumstances.  These three deciding airport transfer factors are whether you are looking for the easiest, cheapest or fastest option – usually you can achieve only one … Read more