International Travels, Japan

The Japan Expedition Part 2: Buddhas and Temples, The Sunshine City, Shibuya and Hachiko

We allotted two whole days for a historical D-I-Y tour that included trips to religious entities, the famed Shibuya station, experience shopping at Donqui (tax free shopping center) and get a chance to view the nightscape of Tokyo from the Sunshine City. The Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa The oldest and most significant temple in Tokyo… Continue reading The Japan Expedition Part 2: Buddhas and Temples, The Sunshine City, Shibuya and Hachiko

International Travels, Japan

The Japan Expedition Part 1: Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakone-Komagatake Ropeway and the Shinkansen

March 14, 2015 - Our first full day in Tokyo. A visit to Japan, Tokyo in particular wouldn't be complete without visiting Mt. Fuji. The perfectly symmetrical volcano lies at 3,776 meters and is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also a symbol of wealth and abundance for the Japanese. We booked our… Continue reading The Japan Expedition Part 1: Mt. Fuji, Lake Ashi, Hakone-Komagatake Ropeway and the Shinkansen

International Travels, Japan, Visa Application Guide

How to get a tourist visa to Japan for Philippine Passport Holders

This article includes tips, requirements, recommendation and prices on getting a tourist visa to Japan for a Philippine passport holder.