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To Travel on the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen, Book Tickets Easily with smartEX! (Tokyo Departure Edition)Read Later
Japan's Shinkansen (bullet trains) can get you to your destination safely and quickly. Take the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen to travel from Tokyo in the direction of: Mount Fuji, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima. Once you get your ticket with smartEX, it's easy to reach your destination safely.
Today, I'd like to introduce the convenient smartEX app.
Experience Japan’s Most Important Cultural Tradition “Hatsumode” (First Shrine Visit of the New Year)! Kawasaki Daishi New Year’s Pilgrimage.Read Later
For 2017’s hatsumode (the first shrine visit of the new year), I visited Kawasaki Daishi, another name for the temple Heiken-ji. Kawasaki Daishi is the most popular place for hatsumode visits in Kanagawa Prefecture, an area near Tokyo.
Located in the middle of the Japanese archipelago, Aichi Prefecture offers year-round sightseeing, thanks to its mild climate in all seasons. Starting with the LEGOLAND Japan theme park, and ending up with one of the gourmet dishes called, "Nagoya-Meshi", I'll tell you about all the popular spots to visit in Aichi Prefecture!
From Haneda Airport, several modes of transportation take you to the center of Tokyo: buses, taxis, rental cars and trains (either Tokyo Monorail or Keikyu). Experienced travelers to Japan know which one of these ways best suits their needs.
Clothes to Bring when Travelling to Okinawa! [Sightseeing in Okinawa, from Okinawan Locals]Read Later
Okinawa Prefecture is Japan’s only location with a subtropical climate. Its climate is very different than that of other prefectures, so there are many people who are unsure of what sorts of clothes they should wear for their trips there.
What’s more, for those who want to read the “Tokyo Guide” in places without any internet connections such as Wi-Fi, simple apps to download the whole eBook are also available.
This post will introduce a gourmet tour plan specializing in shops serving delicious dishes in Ginza and Tsukiji. Use the Toei One-day Pass to go around these places.
Okinawa Prefecture is located in the westernmost area of Japan, and it has an almost entirely subtropical climate. Depending on when you visit, it may be tough to decide what sorts of clothes or items to bring along. This article will present monthly average temperatures for Okinawa (from 2016), and I’ll also include some advice for visiting from my personal experience as someone born in Okinawa! Be sure to reference these points when planning your trip to Okinawa!