Tag: Japan

Japan – Fuji Rock Festival

Fuji Rock Festival (FRF) is one of Asia’s largest music festivals, attracting well over 100,000 spectators and dozens of international and local performers. It’s located at the Naeba…

Japan – Climbing Mount Fuji

At 3776 metres above sea level, Mount Fuji is not only the highest mountain in Japan, it’s also one of the most iconic in the world. The official…

Ginkonyu Yakumo Hokkaido

Ginkonyu – Yakumo, Hokkaido

For English booking, please contact the ryokan directly via their Facebook page – facebook.com/ginkonyu – I don’t have anything to do with the ryokan, other than being a very…

Departure Logistics

It may sound a little offensive complaining about the difficulties of organising a holiday (I know I should be happy to be lucky enough to be going on…

Winter Season in Hirafu, Niseko

The journey was over.  We had a few short days to move in to our beautiful (and some might say romantic) log cabin before we were to start…

Day 0: Yakumo – Kutchan 114km

With a heavy heart, I left my apartment that I’d lived in for the past two years.  The poor Delica was full of all my worldly possessions (I’d…