Where to stay in Japan : Accommodation
There is a wide range of accommodation in Japan, both Western-style and Japanese. Types of accommodation vary widely in terms of style and price. You can choose to stay in the familiar comforts of a Western-style hotel, or enjoy the comfort and personal attention of a traditional Japanese inn or ryokan 旅館. In addition to […]
14 violations cyclists should avoid with Japanese Traffic Laws 2015
flickr/m-louis You may notice that many Japanese cyclists (usually using 'mama chari' or town bikes rather than road bikes) ignore traffic rules and seem to get away. It is not uncommon to see people riding while holding umbrellas, having their whole bikes covered in a rain parka, or carrying a passenger on the back carrier. […]
When to go for a bike trip in Japan?
When to go to to Japan for a bike trip? Japan has distinctive seasons which should be taken into consideration when planning a bike trip, particularly for a long tour. Generally speaking, spring 春 (March to early June) and autumn 秋 (October and November) are the best seasons for bike trips as the temperatures are pleasant […]
Why cycling in Japan?
Japan may not come to minds of many as tour destination when they plan bicycle trips, but it is an excellent destination to discover hidden attractions by bicycle, not often experienced by those travelling in cars and trains. Rather than rushing from one place to another, why not take the time to enjoy the journey by […]