Japan

Here you can read all the posts I’ve written about my travels in Japan!

1 Month In Japan: A Complete Itinerary And Travel Map

Truth be told, it was my husband who really wanted to visit Japan. Not that I didn’t want to, but I had never really considered it. So when I started planning our 1 month trip around Japan, I knew very little about the country. However, the more I read, the more fascinated I was by this truly unique nation. And…

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38 Pictures To Convince You To Visit Japan

In April and May of this year I traveled around Japan for a month and was blown away by the gorgeous nature, tremendous temples, fantastic food and wonderful people. Japan is amazing! For many people Shinto gates, the Shinkansen bullet train and an overload of neon lights are the first things that come to mind when they think about Japan. But for me the magnificent and…

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Quirky, Funny And Strange Things In Japan

I received mixed responses when I told my family and friends that I would be traveling to Japan. Varying from ‘I am extremely jealous’ to ‘I am really looking forward to hearing about your experiences’ and ‘Be prepared, Japan is crazy’. Let me start by saying that Japanese people are the best. They are helpful, kind and considerate and a…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Japan: A Budget Breakdown

When I told people I would be going to Japan, the first thing they said was: isn’t that extremely expensive? I replied that my return ticket from the Netherlands to Tokyo was only €550 and the rest of the costs of a trip to Japan I would find out there… I spent a month in Japan and can say from…

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Everything You Need To Know About Driving On Hokkaido, Japan

It’s no secret I love road trips… In fact, I am a self-confessed road trip addict and I love road trips so much I actually mention this in the very limited amount of characters available on my Twitter (and IG and Pinterest) account. I love the freedom of having my own wheels, exploring off the beaten track places and pulling…

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