Tokyo is without a doubt, the craziest place I have ever visited. But in such a wonderful way! The sheer amount of people crammed into such small places, is overwhelming to see. The seemingly endless number of trains, arriving exactly on time, ready to transport the 13 million around Tokyo. The bustling Tokyo city, surrounded by incredible mountain scenery. If you didn’t think Tokyo was the perfect base to explore some mountainous landscapes, think again. My partner Russell and I stayed in Tokyo for 12 nights. We managed to find a nice, decently priced hotel, located conveniently close to Shinjuku Station. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings were right across the road, giving us super close access to Tokyo’s free Observation…

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Even if you’ve never had the chance to visit Japan before, I’m almost positive you would have at least seen or read something about the place. Am I right? You’ve probably seen the bright lights and incredible atmosphere of Tokyo. You may even be dying to visit the two Disney parks and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. But do you know the best way to travel from city to city? Or the correct side to stand on an elevator? Because oddly enough, Japan has some pretty fierce elevator etiquette going on. My partner Russell and I visited Japan for the entire month of March this year. We did a ton of research beforehand, building our list…

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Japan is one of those countries that you need to see to believe. Before visiting Japan this past March, my partner Russell and I did a lot of research. We researched everything from the currency to transport, shopping, food and general must-know information about Japan. Every single YouTube video we watched, was filled with beautiful footage and every vlogger saying that Japan is amazing. So after reading all of these incredible reviews that claimed Japan was the best place they had ever visited, we had high hopes. We spent a lot of time narrowing down our itinerary, making sure we had a list of everything we wanted to see and do. Osaka was second on our trip around Japan, and…

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What are the best things about Japan? Well, Japan is an incredible country for many reasons. I had read stories, watched videos and heard about fellow travelers experiences while in Japan. But I wasn’t expecting it to be as amazing as it turned out to be. If you’re looking for your next travel destination, but can’t narrow down your choices, add Japan to the top of your list. After reading through this post, you’ll be booking your flights in no time, trust me! Here are, in my opinion, the 10 best things about Japan, and what I loved and miss the most! 1. The people Japanese people are very, very polite and friendly. I don’t think Russell and I came across…

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Russell and I visited six cities during our recent trip to Japan. I can honestly say, though, Hiroshima was my favourite by far. It’s definitely a must-see when visiting Japan, and I wish we had stayed longer than just one full day! There are so many places to spend a relaxing day out, so much beautiful scenery to enjoy and just like the rest of Japan, the people are some of the nicest I’ve ever met. Hiroshima isn’t a place with a ton of stuff to see and do. There aren’t any theme parks and from what I could tell, the nightlife isn’t like Tokyo or Osaka. Sometimes that’s good though. Sometimes while traveling and seeing new places, it’s nice to visit a…

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