travelling

The 7 things that you should carry at all times when living in Japan

Breaking my own cardinal rule the other day, I realized I was without half the items I rely on. With the heat in the summer months reaching up into the high 30s but the actual “feel” is in the 40s there are certain things you really shouldn’t leave without, even if only for a few…

Travelling by Train in Japan: The Ultimate Sightseeing Experience

Are you wondering what it is like to ride on a Japanese Passenger Train? If your tour itinerary includes a train ride to the countryside, you better be excited for it means you are hopping on a sightseeing vehicle. 1. Yurikamome (Odaiba) jp.fotolia.com/ Let’s start in Japan’s metropolitan city, Tokyo. The Yurikamome transit system is…