biking

How to Take Your Bicycle on Trains, Buses, and More in Japan

Japan is seeing a huge rise in the number of bicycles as many areas and streets have been redesigned with bikeways for cyclists. There are also some exclusive long-distance bike trails for serious bicyclists out there. If you visit smaller islands in Japan where public transport is limited, cycling is one of the few ways…

Cycling in Japan: Basic Rules, Prohibitions, Penalties, and Safety Tips

If you have visited Japan before, you would know of its many complicated subway and train lines. To get around in Japan, cycling is one of the best choices. But of course, there are important rules that you should know before cycling in Japan. Basic Rules jp.fotolia.com/ First of all, you should keep to the…

Stay Active While Sightseeing with These 3 Recommended Cycling Tours in Tokyo!

Tokyo’s (東京) transportation system is highly advanced. It has a fast, clean, and efficient railway system. Because of this, people often travel by train than by car. To get to the station from their house, however, many Japanese people prefer to ride their bicycles. Others choose to ride bikes solely for the fact that it…

A Budget Travel Experience in Chiba!

Shinurayasu is located in Chiba Prefecture. It is home to the famous Tokyo Disney Theme Parks. The place is clean and safe even for tourists. The roads are smooth and are bicycle friendly. Bicycle rider must remember the principle though, that pedestrians have the right of way in Japan. hindustantimes.com/ There are alternative ways to…

Let’s Bike to Work in Japan!

Japan is a highly industrialized country. Everything is easily accessible and transportation is on the go. There are less worries for people who are in a hurry and need transportation at anytime. s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/ Despite this fact, it tries to maintain an eco-friendly environment. Though a lot of people commute by train, still some of them…

Urban Biking Experience: Tokyobike

Just as mountain bikes are made to travel the mountains, the Tokyobike is made to travel the streets of Tokyo. This bike brand line founded in 2002 is a brand designed to support the urban biking experience. This Tokyo-based bike shop provides extremely comfortable bikes that are made to ride in the city of Tokyo.…

4 Extreme Sports in Japan

When you think of extreme sports in Japan, it may not be the first thing that springs to mind. Many people think of Japan as a tranquil nation where technology and spirituality live side by side in nature. However, Japan has an adrenaline filled side and for those of you who love extreme sports but…