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Unsuccessfully Climbing Mt. Fuji: A Tired Tale

Unsuccessfully Climbing Mt. Fuji: A Tired Tale

I didn’t think we were going to start our Mt. Fuji climb at 12:38am…but that’s what we did.  From the start, I was already tired since I arrived in Japan at 5am that morning and worked a full day before getting on the redeye flight. There was very little sleep on the flight due to my large seatmate elbowing me during the flight.  But let’s climb Mt. Fuji!

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Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

You can take public transit into Tokyo from Haneda airport for around 800JPY with a few transfers.  But in my experience, transiting through Tokyo with luggage is an unnecessary world of anxiety.  For 1230JPY, you can get on the Tokyo Haneda Airport Limousine Bus and go directly to most destinations within Tokyo.  

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How To Use The Subways, Trains and Buses in Japan

How To Use The Subways, Trains and Buses in Japan

The amount of subway lines in the Tokyo Metro system is significantly more complex than you would find in Osaka, Sapporo and other parts of Japan.  It would actually be easier to understand if you tried to learn the subway system in any other city besides Tokyo, but you made it to this page so I’ll try my best to explain how to use Tokyo subways.  This actually applies to all of Japan

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