On this day, we said goodbye to Kyoto and took a bullet train for the last time in our trip, as we headed back to Tokyo.Continue reading “16th May 2019: back to Tokyo, a hidden coffee parlour, music, stationery, and beer and snacks in Shibuya”
On this day, a year ago: we landed in Tokyo.
We had just enough energy to queue to pick up our Japan Rail Passes and portable Wi-Fi hotspot in the airport, and make our way to the city without falling asleep on the train (although there were a bunch of really close calls 😴).Continue reading “9th May 2019: jetlagged in Tokyo”
We can’t go anywhere now, so we might just as well reminisce. And on this day, last year: we started our trip to Japan!
We decided to split the trip and go via Helsinki: London-Helsinki with Finnair, and Helsinki-Tokyo with Japan Airlines, rather than taking a single long-haul flight with British Airways.
What a difference it made!Continue reading “8th May 2019: Tokyo via Helsinki”