Japan – Leaving Tokyo and Heading South

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016. I left Tokyo six days ago, heading to the first stop of my southern trek across Japan, to the mountain town of Hakone. Hakone is south of Yokohama, which is in the same prefecture, of Kanagawa, and east of Mt. Fuji, which is in the Yamanashi prefecture. It is an area … Read More

Japan – Tokyo Massive

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Thursday, 14 April 2016. If you are looking to get lost somewhere, to rid yourself of the mundane and familiar, to break free from your daily routine, then Tokyo is the perfect place to be. Although, everything in Tokyo is made to its most compact and efficient form, everything is indeed big in Japan, specifically, … Read More

Japan – Tour 2016 – Research, done from the perspective of a South African, on a budget

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Here, as promised, follows a list of the research done for my upcoming,¬†three month, tour of Japan. The research is done from the perspective of a South African travelling to Japan, which I am, and so a lot of the information is applicable to South Africans but it will be able to assist most other … Read More