Tokyo– a city with 38 million residents can be overwhelming when you first arrive. How do you even start to navigate such a huge city? I recommend a walking tour, it will get your blood moving, and give you a good idea about the lay of a city that really is like 10 mega citiesContinue reading “Tokyo in one day?”
Category Archives: Japan
Japan- What’s with the face masks?
So, as I am looking through my media for pictures to post for my next article on Tokyo, I am reminded how many people in Japan wore surgical face masks. The above picture is taken at Shinjuku station at 8:30AM. At first it can be quite unnerving. Is there a mass epidemic that I don’tContinue reading “Japan- What’s with the face masks?”
How to Plan a Trip to Japan.
I like to think I know what I am doing, but man, planning a trip to Japan was a humbling experience. Where to stay? How to get around the country? What is a Japan Rail Pass and is it worth it for a 10 day trip? What the heck is a “Hakone Free Pass”? WhyContinue reading “How to Plan a Trip to Japan.”
I am writing this post on my iPhone, while laying on a futon on the floor of my ryokan. Japan has surprising limited and slow wifi so let’s just say it doesn’t make for easy writing… But fear not, I will be posting a series of articles when I return to my beloved Canada Japan,Continue reading “Japan…coming soon.”