While I do recommend getting a 3G data only SIM card for your travels in Japan (for example from b-mobile), there is at least one way to also get your hands on some free Wi-Fi. NTT offers all tourists in Japan 14 days of free Wi-Fi, all you need is a passport. There are several […]
Whenever I bring up visting Japan in conversation with friends or family they always ask the same question “Is it expensive to visit Japan?” Well here’s your answer. No, at least according to me! The first time I looked into flights to Japan, I was surprised at how cheap they were. Living in Belfast means I always have to […]
Perfectly drawn dragons granting wishes to muscular man. Flawless cute girls singing sweet high-pitched tunes that make even strawberries taste salty in comparison. They make Japan seem like a safe haven where nothing could possibly go wrong. Que in the Yakuza. Japan’s organized criminal organisation. It’s listed in the national phone book and visible on the […]
Originally, me and my girlfriend planned to celebrate Christmas (the 25th) at Tokyo Disney Sea, but unfortunately, when we went to 7-Eleven to buy our tickets we were greeted with a big “SOLD OUT” message on the ticket machine. So we ended up going on the 28th, the day before our year end party which […]
My first post in 2012! I hope everyone had a great celebration to bring in the New Year. With a new year comes new changes and Japan will surely have several new changes this year since the devastation they faced last year. However, the great thing about Japan is there will always be something constant. […]
I came home from Japan a little less than a week ago, and one of the things I did was going on a trip to Hakone with my girlfriend. The goal was, unsurprisingly, an onsen, but we arrived early so we could go to Owakudani (大涌谷), Hakone Shrine (箱根神社) and lake Ashinoko (芦ノ湖). At Owakudani, […]
I’ve visited Japan three times now and every time I return to the UK, I dream up ways I could possibly live there. In the past year friends of mine have already made their own way there and with that in mind, I decided to look into a Working-Holiday visa.
In an ongoing effort to help Tohoku, and the entire country of Japan, recover from the devastating March 11th earthquake Kirin has released a new limited edition line of alcoholic beverages.
Onsen Meijin is a blog written by Mischa Berger, a Dutchman living in Oita, Japan. Onsen Meijin is all about onsens (hot springs) in Japan.
Actually I booked my tickets to Tokyo in December a while ago and just forgot to mention it. This time I will be flying with Finnair.