The Ultimate One Month Japan Itinerary

When we were planning our one month Japan itinerary, we knew we wanted to fit in as much as we could into those four weeks. Japan might be a fairly small island, but there’s an incredible amount of things to see and do. It would take an entire lifetime and then some, to just explore Tokyo. We wanted to visit as many cities as we could, tick off as much as possible, and have the time of our lives while we were at it. Well, we are happy to report that all three of those goals were achieved! We managed to travel to six different cities over a four week period. Starting in Yokohama, we then traveled to Osaka, Hiroshima, Nagoya, Nagano and finally, Tokyo. We didn’t want to spend the entire four weeks only exploring Japan’s major cities. We wanted a taste of traditional Japan amongst all of the bright neon…

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The Top 20 Best Things About Japan

There are so many reasons to visit Japan. We didn’t know much about the country before visiting for the first time back in March 2017, but after doing a ton of research before we arrived, we knew it would be an incredible adventure. It’s hard to narrow down the best things about Japan, because there are simply so many of them. But once we arrived in the country, we quickly learned what we would miss once we returned home to Australia. We did so much research before arriving in Japan, reading dozens of blog posts and watching hundreds of videos, but we still weren’t expecting Japan to be as incredible as it was. If you’re looking for your next travel destination, read the top 20 best things about Japan. One of the most beautiful, traditional, modern, unique, safe, friendly and foodie heaven countries in the world! The Top 20 Best Things About Japan Disclaimer:…

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Cost of Travel Around Australia For First Time Visitors

Australia may be one of the most beautiful countries in the world (in my very un-biased opinion), but the cost of travel around Australia can be pretty high. If you’re planning a trip here, you’ll have to save quite a bit for your stay. That being said, visiting Australia can be done on a budget. There are some ways around all of the high costs, and if you’re a regular budget traveler, it won’t be too difficult. I’ve created this guide with the cost of every day items in Australia. Whether you’re staying for one week, four weeks or even an entire year, you will definitely need to know this information before arriving. Are you a wine drinker like I am? Keep reading to find the best places to score a decently priced bottle of white or red. Heading off on a road trip? I’ll tell you where to find some cheap,…

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30 Things to Know About Australia Before Visiting

Given that we were both born and raised in Australia, we feel as though we’re pretty qualified to share these things to know about Australia before visiting. There is so much to love about this beautiful country. From the wide open roads that are perfect for road-trips, to the thousands of incredible beaches with breathtaking sunsets and friendly locals. If you’re reading this post, you’re probably planning to do some travelling around Australia. If so, you’ve come to the perfect place. We’re about to share some of the most important things a first time visitor to Australia should know, before jetting off on what will probably be one of the biggest adventures of your life! (Mainly because we’re soooooo far away from most countries. Sorry about that). Although Australia is one of the most amazing countries in the world (we’re not biased though, promise…) there are some things that some people might not…

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Planning a Trip to Japan: The Best Japan Travel Guide

Japan is one of the most incredible countries in the world. Ask anybody who has visited, and we’re almost positive they will agree with us. If you’re ever lucky enough to visit Japan, it will be one of the most wonderful and unique experiences of your life. There are some things you should know when planning a trip to Japan, though, and we’re going to tell you all about them in this post! Compared to Western countries, Japan is very unique. Other than the obvious language barrier, traveling to such a unique country will naturally bring some difficulties. Nothing that is unbearable, and not even difficulties that will hinder your visit. But there are a few things to remember when visiting Japan, to make your experience as enjoyable and stress free as possible. Tip: Download some Japan travel apps to help you along the way. With everything from transport and…

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A Tokyo Itinerary for First Time Visitors

Given that Tokyo is the most populated city in the world, there is literally an endless amount of things to see and do. We spent 12 days exploring Tokyo during our month long trip to Japan back in March 2017. Since there are so many things to see and do in Japan’s capital city, we decided to put together this Tokyo itinerary to help you plan your trip! Tokyo is as bright, bustling, crazy, beautiful and exciting as you have probably imagined, and definitely cannot be explored in just 12 days. You can, however, see a lot of what the city has to offer. From the exciting attractions, endless shopping and must eat food, we guarantee you’ll always have something new to see and do! Planning a trip to Tokyo might seem like an impossible task, but with our guide to spending (almost) 2 weeks in Tokyo, it will be a lot easier! A Tokyo Itinerary for First…

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6 Day Osaka Itinerary for First Time Visitors

We spent the entire month of March 2017 exploring Japan. Osaka was the second stop on our epic four week Japan adventure, and we were very excited. There were a lot of things that drew us to Osaka. One of the main reasons being, the fact that Osaka is home to Japan’s Universal Studios, where the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is located! You’ll learn more about our (my) Harry Potter obsession later in this Osaka Itinerary! We spent a total of six days in Osaka, and there were a few things we wanted to see in the city during that time. It was a very busy week, but we’re glad we decided to set aside 6 days to explore Osaka. If you’re planning a trip to Japan and Osaka is on your bucket list, here is our suggested six day Osaka itinerary to help you plan your very own epic Japanese adventure! 6…

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A Guide to Food and Shopping in Japan

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Japan? Maybe it’s the quirky fashion, delicious cuisine or famous attractions. Well Japan certainly has it all, but two of the most common things people visit Japan for are the food and the shopping. The food and shopping in Japan has something for everyone. Tokyo is a shopping lover’s heaven, and no matter what you like to wear, we can guarantee one thing: you will leave Japan having found something you never expected. When it comes to food, it seems as though nothing is off limits. From exquisite meat and seafood galore, to even making their own chocolate! I’m personally a picky eater, but even I couldn’t ignore the delicious smells all around us. If you’re a hardcore foodie or someone who likes to shop as much as possible while traveling, you’ll never want to leave. Shopping in Japan –…

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