A highlight of Japan that most tourists never see – Chiba’s Mount Nokogiriyama

Mount Nokogiriyama is a stunning day trip from Tokyo for those that want to see a bit of the countryside. Located on the Boso Peninsula in Kanto, it’s a 330-meter high mountain looking over Tokyo bay. While it’s a bit of a trek to get there all the way from Chiba, it’s definitely worth it!Continue reading “A highlight of Japan that most tourists never see – Chiba’s Mount Nokogiriyama”

Narita City

Got some time to kill before or after a flight at Narita Airport? Narita City (成田) has a few things to check out, and can definitely occupy a good day of travel. Budget travel tip When booking with an LCC airline, don’t be afraid to book the cheapest flights if it means a short stayContinue reading “Narita City”

How to get to Tokyo

By air There are two main airports for Tokyo, Narita Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (HND). Both offer cheap ways to get into Tokyo. It’s best to compare prices online, so check our air travel guide.Some travel centers, such as the Japan Travel Centre (UK), offer cheap tickets for under 25s, so call your localContinue reading “How to get to Tokyo”

Narita Airport (NRT)

How to get into Tokyo (without a Japan Rail Pass) Don’t take the expensive Narita Express from JR (national rail).  Instead use Keisei Railways. Take the Keisei line (private blue coloured line) to Keisei-Ueno (1200 yen, 69 mins).  From  Keisei-Ueno, you can easily access anywhere in Tokyo.  Check Jorusan.com for the latest train times. HowContinue reading “Narita Airport (NRT)”