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The best time to visit Japan

… is not now. In fact, I think June is the worst month to visit Japan. In early summer, Japan gets a period 梅雨 (tsuyu), the rainy season. Although it supposedly lasts from June to July, in my experience I feel June is the…

12 June 2013
Tourist guide Transport

Train travel in Japan – 2nd Edition

I did a long-ass post on train traveling in the old blog, and thought to refresh it a bit (thus “2nd Edition”) and post it here. I think it’s super useful + don’t waste the effort I put into doing it! If you’re interested…

12 June 2013
Tourist guide Transport

Train travel in Japan

In Singapore, we are used to traveling via many different modes – Taxis, cars, buses, trains… In Japan, I recommend: Taxis: Only if you are very rich. Or incredibly lazy. Or dying. Fares start from 660yen (SGD 9) for the first 2km, and jumps…

8 March 2013