Transport

Hakone cable car

Hakone Freepass | Is it good value?

Hakone is a popular day-trip from Tokyo or an interesting short stay option.  For visitors who want an onsen experience while in Japan but don’t have the time to travel further afield it’s easily accessible in Hakone and there’s so much more to see and…

Mount Fuji | 2 Aussie Travellers

A day trip to Hakone

We decided that a trip to Hakone had to be included on our winter trip when we woke up one morning in Tokyo, flung open the curtains of our room at the Hotel New Otani and were greeted with an amazing view of Mt Fuji…

Tips for using the Tokyo subway system in Japan

Mastering the Tokyo Subway

When you first arrive in Tokyo it won’t be long before you need to use the subway.  It’s the most efficient way to get to from A to B in super quick time; you just have to master the lines and how they interact first. …

Tokyo River Cruise

Tokyo River Cruise

Two things I like to do when I arrive in a new city are to view it from up high and to view it from the water.  In Tokyo a range of interesting river boats run up and down the Sumida river between the Hamarikyu…