3 day-trips from Tokyo that are totally worth it (Izu Peninsula, Kamakura, Nikko)

Daibutsu Giant Buddha in Kamakura

Here’s three ideas for when you have time for a day-trip near Tokyo. As always the trains are super efficient in getting you where you need to go and back. All these destinations were easy to reach from the Tokyo station.

Practical advice for travellers to Tokyo: transport, safety etc

Meiji Jingu Shrine Tokyo

Tokyo is a huge metropolitan city but it is fairly easy to navigate and the public transport network is one of the best in the world. Here are some tips and advice for travellers to Tokyo.