Busy Tokyo train station

Tokyo Station

Our introduction to Tokyo was one of chaos. Our timing could not have been anymore off. We arrived at Tokyo Metro Station at 6pm, right about the time people started to pile up in the stations eager to head home after a hard day’s work.  Space was tight and with our suitcases in tow this […]

Train going past with movement shot

Japan Rail (JR) Pass

We have a 7-day economy JR pass, which after running our schedule through the JR calculator saves us a few bucks but mostly saves us on time. After purchasing, we received an Exchange Order in Australia. We treat this as our actual pass until we arrive in Japan, locate the nearest JR Exchange office and […]