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After weeks of planning, investigating, watching youtube, reading travel blogs, we are that far now. In 7 days we will leave to Japan. Hotels are booked, ofcourse with the ‘cancel’ option because we always change plans on latest moments. We will travel mostly by bullet train with the Japan Rail … More

Day 2 Tokyo Food

Breakfast No time for a real breakfast. So we bought sandwiches and drinks at the busstation. We have to say, good quality. The food at train and busstations is in general of a real high quality. As well for breakfast, lunch and diner. Tea ceremony at Happo-en Garden In this … More

Day 2 Real tourists :)

The jetlag has made us decide to do a real tourist day.  We do  not want to think or to investigate so  think or to investigate. So for the first time in our lives we have taken a tourbus with a guide that you have to follow in a group … More

Day 3 West Tokyo

We slept until 10:30. This was probably needed. Today we planned to visit the West part of Tokyo. With  the Tokyo Yamanote line. A train that goes around Tokyo in a circle and stops at the most interesting areas in Tokyo. Shibuya Our first stop is Shibuya. You have probably heard … More

Day 4: Last day in Tokyo

Tsukiji market Already the last day in Tokyo. What a wonderful city. We decided to visit the Tsukiji market, the biggest fish market of the world. It was on walking distance from our hotel. We also wanted to have breakfast there and to see some activity you have to be … More

Day5: Hakone Mount Fuji

We left our big suitcases in a locker at Tokyo Station and only took our backpacks for a trip to Hakone. From a crowded energetic Tokyo to a famous natural environment. The nice thing here is you can do a roundtrip with five different means of transport. We started with … More

Day 6-7 Kanazawa

We have stayed two days in Kanasawa. I nice sympatic town with a long history. In this town the Shogun has lived and there are still famous geisha schools. A lot of history to see and we had a great time.     Besides the beautiful town we had great … More

Day 9 Osaka Sumo Wrestling

  We have visited a live sumo wrestling tournament. Wow! That was amazing. the public, the stadium, everything was overwelming. Thousands of people were waiting outside the stadium to catch a glimp of their heroes. I have no words for to express how it was so just look at the … More