A JOURNEY IN JAPAN

James and I are travelling to Japan for the first time in this backpacking adventure. 

We will be travelling there for one month, starting in Tokyo and then using the Japan Rail Pass to explore the country.

Japan is a fascinating land of contrasts, from the old temples and traditions to the modern technology and transport.

 

Discover it all in this 2 part documentary series. 

Watch the episodes below >>

Click here for the budget breakdown & itinerary >>

 

EPISODE 1: TOKYO TO KYOTO

 

LOCATION

Japan

DATE

January - February 2018

 

DESCRIPTION

James and Iare travelling to Japan for the first time for a one month backpacking adventure. 

Highlights of this episode include racing Mario Kart’s around the streets of Tokyo; travelling to Nagano and seeing the snow monkeys at Shibu Onsen; heading up to the ski resort of Hakub; exploring the old city of Kanazawa and discovering different temples and shrines in Kyoto.

 

EPISODE 2: OSAKA TO MT FUJI

LOCATION

Japan

DATE

January - February 2018

 

DESCRIPTION

Episode 2 sees us having a fun few days exploring Osaka and sampling some of the local food. 

The trip then takes a detour to Universal Studios before heading to the picturesque town of Nara. In Hiroshima we visit the Peace Memorial Park, Miyajima Island and cycle the Shimanami Kaido. 

Finally the trip ends at Hakone to see the stunning Mt Fuji. 

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