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  • Miyajima Island [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/320293/0029E39D2219AC6817F23BD6CC6EC Posted by j0ne5y in Memoirs of a Jonesy | Jan 1, 2014
  • Winter Wonderland Happy New Year everyone! To kick off 2014, here's the first post of my semester-long journey! Today is the 6th day we are in Furano, a tiny village of about 25,000 people known for it Posted by Rally.Rui in The Jolly Jaunter | Dec 31, 2013
  • Ninjas, Buddha and Osaka city lights [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/320293/270_9DF774852219AC6817F62D117 Posted by j0ne5y in Memoirs of a Jonesy | Dec 30, 2013
  • Osaka For our first day we set out early for Iga-Ueno Ninja Museum, home of all things ninja, about and hour or so drive east of Osaka. We watched the ninja show first up, which was kind of like watching Posted by j0ne5y in Memoirs of a Jonesy | Dec 30, 2013
  • 2015 FLIGHT TO HONG KONGUNDER CONSTRUCTION 2015 FLIGHT - OTTAWA TO HONG KONG View in Planner Covering 13963 km / 8676 miles 1 : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2 : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3 : Tokyo, Japan 4 : Kowloon, Hong Kong Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | Dec 28, 2013
  • A deer ate my paper!We spent our last morning in Hiroshima exploring the nearby castle and its grounds, something that we had to get up early to do as the rest of the day was due to be spent on Miyajima Island. We Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Oct 18, 2012
  • A tale of two citiesThe last two days have been jam packed with activities in Kyoto and Hiroshima, so as our blogs have been trending towards the long we will endeavour to keep this one short and sweet. Yesterday we rose early with Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Oct 17, 2012
  • Japan: The final instalment. Nikko was incredible. Cold but incredible. The autumn foliage was the best I have seen in my whole trip here with the colours so vibrant. The photos I took just don't the scenery justice but I'll post some. I only Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Nov 18, 2013
  • Japan - Day 8 – MatsumotoLeaving [[http://www.roughguides.com/destinations/asia/japan/central-honsh%C5%AB/takayama/|Takayama]], we traveled to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matsumoto,_Nagano|Matsumoto]] via bus. The road was very windy and by the end we were both a little bit c Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 17, 2013
  • Japan - Day 7 – TakayamaWe left right after breakfast to explore the town. Our first stop was the [[http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5907.html|Miyagawa Market]] by the river which felt just like the booths at Japanese festivals back home, except with a lot less people since it's d Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 16, 2013
  • Japan - Day 6 – Shirakawa-go and TakayamaAfter breakfast we headed upstairs to grab our stuff and head out for [[http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5950.html|Shirakawa-go]] and [[http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5900.html|Takayama]]. I was surprised though to hear a ringing, Mat from [[http://www.insid Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 13, 2013
  • The Japanese adventure continues...I have been pretty bad at keeping updated so this is a pretty long entry! I'm sorry. There is so much distracting me and keeping me busy here. I love Japan! I feel exhausted at the amount of stuff I've Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Nov 13, 2013
  • Japan - Day 5 – Kanazawa TourIt had started raining the evening before, which was one reason why we chose not to explore the area much. It rained all night and we were afraid it was going to continue, but by the time we left Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 13, 2013
  • Japan - Day 4 – Travel to KanazawaStarted the day off by waking up super early due to having gone to bed so early. That meant I was able to get the photos in order to be ready to upload them at Starbucks! We went Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 6, 2013
  • Japan - Day 3 - Ghibili Museum and Park/ZooOur free day, we had the[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghibli_Museum| Ghibli Museum]] reserved for noon, so we explored a bit more around the area of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensoji|Sensoji Temple]] which we had missed. We then made our way (on ou Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 5, 2013
  • Japan - the 2nd instalment.Our first full day here was spent exploring the city in the pouring rain. It was chucking it down and there was absolutely no rest bite from it. In our infinite wisdom we had both decided to go out in Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Nov 4, 2013
  • Japan, the land of the rising sun. Hello from Japan! I arrived into Narita airport after a pretty crappy flight from Cambodia. I had a 4 hour lay over in Shanghai which was not so great in the middle of the night when I was tired but Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Nov 3, 2013
  • Japan - Day 2 – Tokyo Tour Part 2After the Meji Shrine, we went across the street to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harajuku|Harajuku]] to tour the smaller, original shopping street. There were a lot of interesting stores, including (funnily enough) Claire’s, Wolfgang Puck Express, and Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 3, 2013
  • Japan - Day 2 - Tokyo TourDay 2 Busy day! The lovely Hiroko-san was our guide for the day. She took us around [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensoji|Sensoji Shrine]], to the Post Office for an ATM and then introduced us to the rail system to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsukij Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 2, 2013
  • Japan - Day 1We showed up at LAX with plenty of time, however the flight ended up delayed for around 3 hours because of a software update (which I guess was really important). There were playing card boxes on our seats and Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Nov 2, 2013
  • Japan - We're here and Internet connectionWe made it just fine, despite some delays, but I'll write that up tonight. Unfortunately it seems that our hotels will only have LAN (if anything) and the Surface is only wireless. Also, I am so far unable to send images Posted by alopiparo in Ann and Tore's Japan Trip | Oct 31, 2013
  • Takehara City Shokeinomichi Candle Festival, Hiroshima Pref.(BGM: "Miagete Goran Yoru No Hoshi O" by Kyu Sakamoto) An acquaintance had informed me about a unique art festival in Takehara City's Historical District (町並み保存地区 Matchinami Hozonchiku), a lovingly preserved neighborhood with still-functioning Posted by GenkiLee in Romancing the Ring of Fire | Oct 31, 2013
  • Hai, Japan! I arrived at Tokyo airport, NRT, a day before Steve so had a chance to check out the town of Narita. Friends, Dorit and John had recommended the Narita Gateway (Port) Hotel, and they were spot on. Close to the Posted by Dayts in Goin' Round | Oct 26, 2013
  • Bye-Bye Japan [center]Unfortunately, time passes by and my year in Japan has come to an end. [/center] I had a great time working as an intern at [[http://www.lexlrf.org/Home.htm|LEX/Hippo Family Club]] in Tokyo. The experience taught me a lot, widened my world view Posted by DanPan in Dan Pan - The Travel Man! | Oct 20, 2013
  • Stalking the GeishasFor those eagle-eyed people who have been reading our blog for a year (how has it been a year already??), you may have realised that today is a special day- Alex’s birthday. This was his second birthday away from Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Oct 15, 2012
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