Nagano

The scene on the train and about the Ryokan

[ Dec.2017 ] We went to Jigokudani in Nagano prefecture in Japan to see Japanese Monkeys. First, we took the Shinkansen, the bullet train, to Nagano station. Then we changed to Nagano Electric Railway to…

Niigata

Back to Niigata Port by ferry

[ Aug.2016 ] After fully enjoying our holiday in Sado Island in Japan, we took a ferry back to Niigata City. There were more things we could have done in Sado, for example, we could…

Sado Island

Large wooden freight ship and tub-turned boat

[ Aug.2016 ] If you go up the slope from the Shukunegi Old Town area in Sado Island in Japan, you will find the Ogi Filk Museum. We heard that there was a restored Sengokubune,…

Japan

At the port

[ Sept.2014 ] We walked in Hakodate in Hokkaido, Japan following the route our guide book suggested.First, the port.Here we found a notice of a motor cruise for 1500 yen, so we took it.The passengers…

Japan

Marvellous JR

[ Sept.2014 ] During our trip back in Japan, we went to Hokkaido (north island) for the first time in my life.We took Shinkansen (Bullet Train) from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori and then changed to an…

Tokio

Rickshaw ride for the first time

[ Aug.2014 ] One of my family members said “I would like to ride on the Rickshaw once”, so we went to Asakusa in Tokyo. Unfortunately it was a rainy day. “They may not do…

Japan

Enoden, nostalgic railway

[Dec.2012] I do not know why but most of us feel nostalgic riding Enoshima Electric Railway. On the day we had a walk in Kamakura, we bought one day ticket which costs 580 yen and…

Japan

JR’s ability for organisation

[april 2012] I went to Kanazawa from Tokyo using Shinkansen Bullet Train up to Echigoyuzawa and then changed, and took the same route on the way back. But because of the horrible weather called “bomb”…