Author Archive: sandor.lrr

reading Japanese for travellers

reading Japanese for travellers   For your trip I recommend learning 1 of the 3 forms of written Japanese Why? It is very handy, rather cool and actually.. really EASY to learn!   Find out: how easy reading Japanese for travellers can be, with a…
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overnight in Koyasan

overnight in Koyasan   lines of devoted pilgrims, throngs of school children, even the occasional tourist many types of travellers climb the mountain and overnight in Koyasan; you should too! This post tells you about: ancient Koyasan and why you should drive…
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Kawayu hot spring inside a river

Kawayu hot spring inside a river When did you last dig a hole in a riverbed to create a hot bath? Letting cold river water flow in to find your ultimate temperature?   This article shows you; why ‘Kawayu hot spring inside a…
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Kiso valley hiking

Kiso valley hiking Steep, green valleys, farm houses of dark timber and an historical hike through the forest The Kiso valley is magical. Especially when you camp there, after the crowds have left   This article shows you; why the Kiso valley should be…
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Surfing near Tokyo in Shonan

Surfing near Tokyo in Shonan Japan has waves to ride and the beachy culture that comes with it Enjoy surfing near Tokyo and escape the crowds. Go by camper!   What and where is Shonan? Just an hour by train to…
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Convenience stores in Japan: 3 reasons why you’ll love them

Convenience stores in Japan: 3 reasons why you’ll love them   Find out why ‘Nature, culture, traditions and convenience stores’ actually go together really well!       All the same, and all terrible Travelling by camper car is your best…
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Noto Peninsula is Japan as it was

Noto Peninsula is Japan as it was Peninsula are bound to be backward and behind. Noto Peninsula, or Noto Hanto in Japanese, is no different. Why? By definition, peninsula turn the other way, face towards the sea, back towards the world. Or,…
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The police car appeared. Slowly. Watching. This was the test, could we really camp…

A police car appeared. Slowly. Watching us. This was the test, could we really camp like this… Camping in Japan, anywhere you like, in a rental camper car. Is that allowed or what is best practice? In this short story: what we…
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how to.. enjoy skiing in Japan: winter camping in a camper car

How to.. enjoy skiing in Japan: winter camping in a camper car   Japan by campervan in winter? An epic ski trip in the Land of Secret Powder? Yes, you really can. And actually, you should!   Read this article…
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tap water in Japan: drink it or is it not safe?

Tap water in Japan, is it safe to drink? Drive around Japan in your camper and you will get thirsty soon. So, should you keep buying bottled water, or is it safe to drink tap water everywhere? Even outside big cities…
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