Travel Blogs from Japan

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Japanese Baseball in the rain..., Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Japanese Baseball in the rain...

A travel blog entry by kcfraser


After sleeping about 12 hours, we awoke for our first full day in Japan.  It took us a while to get going, so we did a little bit of laundry in the bathroom sink and tried to figure out what we wanted to do. We were both still a little tired from all ...

Turning Japanese, Miyajima, Japan travel blog

Turning Japanese

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe


The Ryokan Experience October 2, 2012 Miyajima , Japan There is no doubt that it cost more than a standard hotel/guest house to stay in a Ryokan but I would argue that no trip to Japan would be complete without it.  In fact a one night stay in the ...

Touchdown Tokyo, Komono Kyoto and Nice One Nara, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Touchdown Tokyo, Komono Kyoto and Nice One Nara

A travel blog entry by alanhalsall


... was surprisingly clean and it is a great way to meet people. So far I have met people from France, Germany, Poland, Spain and Japan (of course). All very friendly. The hostel was kind of cool as it is a traditional guest house (Ryokan). [Though Kyoto ...

Arigato Tokyo!, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Arigato Tokyo!

A travel blog entry by vicky864


Well i arrived in Tokyo in pretty good shape after having all 3 seats to myself so i watched the dark knight and slept! Met a girl on my plane who was at the same hostel as me which was bizarre luck so we got off the plane made our way through customs ...

Hiking West of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Hiking West of Tokyo

A travel blog entry by johnterry_oz


We went hiking about 2 hours west of Tokyo. The Mountains are beautiful and the town was very cute. We walked up to the huge ...

Lazy Days at Lake Toba, Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lazy Days at Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by myriam_123


So after spending an absolutely amazing time in Bukittinggi, it's no surprise that the next place I visited just couldn't compare. I've had absolutely no regrets on where I went on this trip, I wouldn't have done it any other way...except maybe I should ...

Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto & Ferry Adventure, Kyoto, Japan travel blog

Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto & Ferry Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl


... .  .....seeing the size of the main tower and the surrounding castle walls, I realized I may have a reason to return to Japan some day....          We were still able to walk around the outer grounds, a section of ...

After Homestay, Miyajima, Japan travel blog

After Homestay

A travel blog entry by sbowling99


... me to Kokura castle, which had a fun running game where you had to run in place and try to beat an old man in a race across Japan. Only one person was able to beat him and that was Nobutaka Yagi, Andrew's home stay. At the castle I got a souvenir coin ...

Iain's Surprise Birthday Party, Ebina, Japan travel blog

Iain's Surprise Birthday Party

A travel blog entry by rachel_gould


Oct 17,05 Today was a slow day at school. The students are getting their speeches ready for English Camp this weekend. So, I read over and corrected a few in class today. I also ate lunch with two Seniors, Aya and Sakumi, they both went abroad for a ...

Land of the Rising Sun, Fujiyoshida, Japan travel blog

Land of the Rising Sun

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952


... of alarm, I conclude that it isn't a serious one. I later find out that it was centred off the south coast of Japan near Shizuoka and measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale. Now I know why all those bunds and retaining walls have been built around the trail! ...

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