Category: Travel Japan

Last Day – 01 Dec 2008

We left CS and J’s place about 9am in the morning and had breakfast with them at Starbucks. After a nice cuppa coffee and sandwiches, we went to the train station where CS and...

Day 13 – 30 Nov 2008

We had deep-fried chicken from Mos Burger for supper the night before and had a good rest on Sunday. Went to Jonathan’s for brunch with CS and J. It was a good brunch, with good food...

Day 12 – 29 Nov 2008

Checked out from the ryokan and went round Hakone. We had gotten a Hakone Free Pass the day before and it entitles us to all modes of transport in Hakone, namely the Hakone Tozan Railway,...

Day 11 – 28 Nov 2008

We decided to cut short our stay at Osaka and make a trip to Hakone. CS and J were telling us about Hakone and PG was really tempted to see what was there and...

Day 10 – 27 Nov 2008

We left our hotel early for Himeiji. It took us about 2 hours to travel from Osaka to Himeiji. We started off with a nice McDonald’s breakfast (The Macs here taste different from Singapore)...

Day 9 – 26 Nov 2008

Started off with the Toji Temple, then went to Tofukuji Temple. The Toji Temple was quite “normal” nice. The Tofukuji Temple was however swarmed with tourists all the way from the main road. There...

Japan Honeymoon Day 8 – 25 Nov 2008

25 Nov 2008 – Day 8 We went to the Kyoto Imperial Palace to apply for a visit permit. We had tried to apply for the permit online earlier, but there were no vacancies....

Honeymoon Updates

Haven’t been blogging, so here are the updates. 🙂 Day 6 We were supposed to leave early for Hakone, but decided to sleep till a bit later. Since we were not able to make...

Honeymoon Days 4 and 5

Day 4 We left Tokyo early in the morning to go to Takayama. Had to catch the 8.40am train to Nagoya, then transfer to the 10.48am to Takayama. The Shinkansen was comfortable, both of...

Honeymoon Updates

Day 1 We reached Narita Airport at about 1.30pm and after collecting our luggage, went to collect our rail pass. We had bought the JR Rail Pass for easy travel, and I must say...