If you’re planning on taking public transportation in Okinawa, be prepared to not have your IC cards from Tokyo work. Okinawa has its own system and limited lines.
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For our Mt. Fuji climbing adventure, we stayed in Fujinomiya. At 11:30pm buses weren’t running to Mt. Fuji at that time so we had to take a taxi to Mt. Fuji. Our hotel told us that it would cost 10,000JPY. There were four of us […]
During Mt. Fuji Hiking Season (summer), buses run throughout the day from the Tokyo Station JR Express Bus Terminal. You can purchase a ticket from Tokyo to Fujinomiya (cities around Mt. Fuji) for 2570JPY.
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 […]
Flying from LA to Tokyo again in ANA economy (All Nippon Air). I’d fly with them over AA or United any day since the overall experience is pretty good.
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 […]
While traveling through Thailand I needed a data plan for my phone. After checking out stores at the mall, I found a 2 week SIM card for only 120THB.
1/15 I arrived at Kansai International Airport (KIX) at 06:30. I arrived at the Intercontinental Osaka at 9am. If you know where you’re going, the trip should only take about an hour.
In Chiang Mai, Thailand, Uber rides cost between $1-2. That was amazing. The ride to the airport was a flat rate of 150THB (about $4.25USD). It’s very difficult to walk on the street there because the sidewalks are small and run down. Crossing the street […]