Tagged: shinkansen

fuji-san, mt fuji in japan

if you are in japan for a while, as i was, you have to climb mt fuji [3,776 m, 12,388 ft] – the window is from july through end august for optimal weather conditions. Continue reading


the shinkansen, more than a train ride


if you’re thinking of going to japan, do not leave home without a japanrail (jr) pass. passes come in 7, 14 and 21 day versions, and provide the holder with unlimited rail travel on the entire japan rail network. passes are only available outside of japan, Continue reading