When we last left off, it was around 6pm at night, and we were on our way back from Mount Fuji and 2 hours from arriving in Tokyo. The last trains for Hiroshima would have left close to the time we arrived in Tokyo, and they weren’t covered […]
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The day before we climbed Mount Fuji, there was a typhoon and an earthquake. I was worried the trails would be closed, but thankfully the storm blew out of the way before we arrived at the starting point. The first day we climbed Mount Fuji, there was sun […]
Nikko is a town at the entrance of Nikko national park and has Japan’s oldest bridge and most lavishly decorated shrine. It is also the town where I had the fanciest and tastiest meal of my life. We went to Nikko as a day trip from Tokyo and […]
Yokohama means horizontal beach in Japanese. It was named for how the fishing village / beach looked from out at sea. Today, it is Japan’s largest city and that horizonatl beach is one of its main ports. As it is about a 30 minute train ride from Tokyo, […]
Although one day is not nearly enough to explore Kyoto, sometimes it is all you have to work with. I went to Kyoto this summer as a day trip from Tokyo, and it was a day of errors for me. Unfortunately for me, I did not get the […]