Yakushima

Yakushima (屋久島) is a World Heritage listed subtropical island in southern Kyushu. It is usually accessed from Kagoshima and is a great way for tourists to get away from the bustling and busy streets of most Japanese cities. Budget travel tips Buses go every hour our so, but be sure to check your bus timesContinue reading “Yakushima”

Cheap theme park in Tokyo – Kasai Rinkai Park

While places such as Tokyo Disney Land and Fuji Q may be more popular amusement parks, Kasai Rinkai Park makes for a great, but inexpensive day out.  The main attraction is the Diamond and Flowers Ferris Wheel, which is the second tallest Ferris wheel in Japan and offers great views of the city on aContinue reading “Cheap theme park in Tokyo – Kasai Rinkai Park”