Japan

Narita

Narita is where Tokyo’s international airport is located, a smallish town about 60-90mins by train from west Tokyo. I’m not sure if many people…

Hakone

A few days before we left Japan we took a little day trip from Tokyo to nearby Hakone, a mountainous area with a lake…

Kyoto

Whilst we were staying in Osaka, we took a day trip to Kyoto which is only 45 mins (max) by train away. We’ve been…

Osaka

We stayed for 5 nights in Osaka on our way back up to Tokyo, staying in the Tennoji area. We were very lucky to…

Hiroshima

Everyone knows about the history of Hiroshima. Dylan had always wanted to go and see it close up and finally he did on this…

Onomichi

On the way up from Beppu to Osaka, we wanted to see Hiroshima. However, it turned out to be way too expensive to stay…

Beppu & Oita Prefecture, Kyushu

After Fukuoka, we travelled south west to Oita prefecture on Kyushu island. About one week prior, a large earthquake had hit Kumamoto prefecture on…

Fukuoka / Hakata, Kyushu

After Tokyo, we caught a flight to Fukuoka, on the southern island of Kyushu. Fukuoka’s ┬áhistorical name is Hakata, and it is quite famous…

Tokyo – Katsushika & Shibamata

We met up one day with a Tokyoite friend who Dylan met in Sydney, but who has since moved back to Japan by the…

Tokyo – Yoyogi Park

Ah, Yoyogi Park, Harajuku… Near the top of our Tokyo list is grabbing a few beers and soaking up the afternoon sun in the…