TATEYAMA KUROBE ALPINE ROUTE: HOW TO GET THERE, WHAT TO PACK AND OTHER TRAVEL TIPS

It was my first time to see anything like it – a beautiful blend of landscape and adventure, like a scene lifted from my childhood dream.  I was in Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route in the Northern Alps, dubbed as the Roof of Japan.  The soaring gleaming snow walls (Yuki-no-otani) near Murodo that surrounded me dwarfed me.  According to anecdotes, Murodo-daira of …

NAGOYA TRAVEL GUIDE 2017 (Budget + Itinerary)

Nagoya is booming. Much of the buzz in Japan’s 4th largest city is due to the fact that it is home to some of the world’s biggest automobile companies such as Toyota, Mitsubishi and Honda. These companies helped shaped Nagoya’s landscape. Perhaps because of its industrial core, most tourists traveling to Japan hightail Nagoya for its more famous neighbors like …

NAGOYA ITINERARY BLOG AND CENTRAL JAPAN ITINERARY

So as promised, here’s my blog about Nagoya itinerary including our Central Japan travel itinerary for 5 days.  For me, we visited at the perfect time because somehow we got to experience the 4 seasons during our trip to Nagoya. Just when I thought I’ve seen the best of Japan when I traveled to Osaka, Kyoto and Nara last year, …