How to Easily Transfer from Narita Airport to Haneda Airport in 2020

How to Easily Transfer from Narita Airport to Haneda Airport

It is not uncommon for people to have to transfer directly from Narita Airport NRT to Haneda Airport HND or do the reverse from Haneda Airport HND to Narita Airport NRT to catch transferring flights. When booking their flights people may be unaware that the two airports are located quite a distance apart, with Narita … Read more

Best Japan Family Holiday Package Tours for 2020

Best Japan Family Holiday Package Tours

Japan is an amazing destination to visit, but as a typically time-poor family sometimes you want someone else to make all of the arrangements. In addition, the benefit of being escorted by a guide means that you don’t have to spend a lot of time learning how the system in Japan works (which can sometimes … Read more

Heading to Japan? Want to Find the Best Japan Tours for 2020? Read This.

Best Japan Tours

Japan is an awesome place to visit, however due to the language barrier it can be a bit more complicated to work out your trip than many other destinations.  For many people the option to book a package tour is attractive as you only need to make one booking rather than many, and you also … Read more

The Essential Guide to 10 Days in Japan for First Time Visitors

The Essential Guide to 10 Days in Japan for First Time Visitors

As a first time visitor to Japan it can be difficult to put together a 10 day itinerary which will work for you.  There are so many choices and options!  To help you to develop your own itinerary I have put together three sample itineraries for first timers which can then be easily tailored to … Read more

The Essential Guide to 2 Weeks in Japan for First Time Visitors

The Essential Guide to 2 Weeks in Japan for First Time visitors - featured image

As a first time visitor to Japan it can be difficult to put together a two week itinerary which will work for you.  There are so many choices and options!  To help you to develop your own itinerary I have put together three sample itineraries for first timers which can then be easily tailored to … Read more

5 Top Tips on How NOT to Start Your First Visit to Japan (plus Bonus Tip!)

Bidet Toilet and Squat Toilet in Japan

We were tired.  We were hungry.  We were lost in Tokyo Station. We had all of our luggage with us.  And we had minimal local money left.  All in all it was a less than glorious start to our long planned family holiday to Japan. While I am an experienced international traveller this was my … Read more

Wrap Up: Travelling in Japan on a Budget

Mt. Fuji viewed from Chureito Pagoda in Japan

The thought of visiting Japan for the first time and having the opportunity to see Mt Fuji, maybe see the snow monkeys and experience the diverse Japanese culture is attractive.  But Japan is notoriously expensive which creates a barrier to even thinking about Japan as a holiday destination, let alone for a family of five … Read more