Japan 2016: Day 5, Tokyo to Kyoto

Day 5 / 10 February 2016 (Wednesday) : Tokyo to Kyoto After staying in Tokyo for 3 days, we will travel back down south and stay in Kyoto for one night. Felt like I started to have colds from the cold weather so I wore a mask (like most locals do ;p) while traveling from…

Japan 2016: Day 3, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park

Day 3 / 08 February 2016 (Monday) : Train ride along Tadami Line Snow Monkey Park Today we are supposed to ride the train along the Tadami Line to enjoy the snow blanketed view of the towns along this train line. Photo from Japan-Magazine.jnto.go.jp There are very limited trains passing along Tadami Line so being…

Japan 2016: Day 1 & 2, Osaka to Tokyo

This is the most “challenging” trip that I have prepared so far. It’s a trip with three other friends who will be coming from Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Dubai. We will travel separately and meet in Osaka to travel together around Japan. The planning stage started as early as 8 months before the trip and…