Trip Planning

Driving in Japan : Where to Find All Your Mapcodes and How to Use Them
Driving in Japan : Where to Find All Your Mapcodes and How to Use Them

Driving in Japan : Where to Find All Your Mapcodes and How to Use Them

When driving in Japan, the most convenient way to search for a destination in the navigation system of your Japanese rented car is to use mapcode. Using telephone number is easy too except that scenic locations like lakes and mountains…

A Great Start to Japan September 2017 Trip (Day 0)
A Great Start to Japan September 2017 Trip (Day 0)

A Great Start to Japan September 2017 Trip (Day 0)

Having been to Tokyo twice before, I thought of skipping the city on my September 2017 Western Japan trip. But in the end, I included it in my itinerary because I was arriving at Haneda Airport (羽田空港 HND) at night.…

Flying to Okinawa – what you need to know
Flying to Okinawa – what you need to know

Flying to Okinawa – what you need to know

Wow! I have been to the Okinawa Island 沖縄本島 twice in the last 14 months yet I still can’t resist booking myself on Jetstar’s new direct airline route to Okinawa! Since flying to the tropical island is now more affordable…