Travel Japan - Day 14 - Tokyo

We boarded the Hikari Shinkansen (the fastest service available for JRS pass tickets) today on our way to Tokyo. It only took about 2.5...

Travel Japan - Day 13 - Hiroshima

After the Shinkansen trains were suspended the night before, we decided to spend the night in Hiroshima. We were so lucky we were able to...

Travel Japan - Day 12 - Hiroshima

Woke up to rainy Osaka... during this time Typhoon Hagibis had struck in Tokyo area. Our prayers for everyone in Japan right now. Dad...

Travel Japan - Day 11 - Osaka

Thankfully we were in Osaka. Typhoon Hagibis was on its way to Tokyo and hoping safety for all in Tokyo. Cheesecake for breakfast,...

Travel Japan - Day 10 - Bound for Osaka

Japan is known for its unique designs, more popularly the heated-sitting toilets and hi-tech operations! But I never really try to...

Travel Japan - Day 9 - Bound to Nara

I don’t know what to expect in Nara. The city is an hour by train south of Kyoto. We decided to start the day early to maximise our time...

Travel Japan - Day 8 - Kyoto

We woke up to a gloomy morning. There was a bit of drizzle so there was nothing much we could do but to take cover - and strike a pose!...

Travel Japan - Day 7 - Kyoto

Early start... It’s 9am - on our way to river boat cruise. Got lost along the way, took the wrong bus and we had to stop and re-orient...

Travel Japan - Day 6 - Kyoto

Today was full-on! Starting at 9am, we went to the kimono fitting shop near Gion area. On our way, we saw a crew of firemen stretching...

Travel Japan - Day 5 - Kyoto

Well there is nothing much about Kyoto here at the moment but more of our train ride experience onboard the Shinkansen aka bullet aka...

Travel Japan - Day 4 - Mt. Fuji

Ryokan experience for me didn’t do well for my back... it’s too firm and stiff. Nevertheless, we did enjoy the unique experience!...

Travel Japan - Day 3 - Mt. Fuji

Today is our last day in Roppongi Tokyo and heading our way to Mt. Fuji. But first, we had breakfast in our fave local fast food shop -...

Travel Japan - Day 2 - Roppongi Tokyo

The most important meal of the day is breakfast, so we decided to skip the as per usual hotel breakfast and went local! Just across the...

Travel to Japan - Day 1 - Roppongi Tokyo

Approaching the land of the rising sun... i saw the first glimpse of the sun through the window. After 9 hours of air travel through All...