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 4, Tokyo

Day 4 / 09 February 2016 (Tuesday) : Tokyo Today is a sort of “free day” for all four of us so everyone is free to go anywhere they want today. My Dubai friend decided to go to Tokyo Disneyland because it’s in his bucket list to go to all the Disneyland all over the…

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…

Japan 2013: Day 5, Tokyo (Asakusa & Odaiba)

Day 5, Sunday (03/11/2013) Morning: Asakusa Area Location: Asakusa Point of Interest: Shin-Nakamise Shopping Street, Nakamise Street, Kaminari-mon Gate, and Sensoji Temple Kodemmacho Station to Ueno Station (via Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line) 10:04 – 10:09 Ueno Station to Asakua Station (via Tokyo Metro Ginza Line) 10:14 – 10:19 The whole trip costs 160Y even though…

Japan 2013: Day 4, Tokyo (Marunouchi, Shinjuku, Shibuya & Harajuku)

Day 4, Saturday (02/11/2013) Morning: Tokyo Station – Marunouchi Area Location: Marunouchi Point of Interest: Tokyo Station, Marunouchi Area, Imperial Palace Kodemmacho Station to Ginza Station (via Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line) 9:39 – 9:50 Ginza Station to Tokyo Station (via Tokyo Metro Marunoichi Line) 9:56 – 9:59 The whole journey costs 160Y though we transferred…