on the road

information, tips and tricks for when you travel by rental camper through Japan

trick how to use a Japanese GPS

trick how to use a Japanese GPS   or any GPS that is (suddenly) not working in a language you understand this article shows you a trick that works for every language!   It will not happen to me! Of…
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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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how to.. enjoy a Japanese hot spring; onsen-etiquette

Onsen is Japanese for hot springs They are a big part of local culture, today as much as in the past. In this article: how they come to be and more importantly how to enjoy them the way the Japanese…
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How to.. wash, clean and enjoy yourself on the road; hot springs!

Possibly the greatest thing about camper car travel is that you ‘must’ use hot springs! In this article you can find: how you manage with no or a very limited bathroom in your camper how you use and enjoy hot springs…
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How to.. use Japanese toilets and where; heated seats and cleansing jets

How to..  use Japanese toilets and where; heated seats and cleansing jets Japanese toilets are fun! And more importantly, they are generally very clean. Why the fun first? I will explain in a moment. In this article you can read about:…
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how to.. overnight with a camper in Japan

The best thing about traveling by camper car is the complete freedom, flexibility and independence. Like that view? Park and stay. Feel like moving on? Okay, let’s go. How to do that in Japan, is it allowed, does it work,…
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How to.. handle laundry on the Road; Japanese coin-laundry

In this article you will learn about: how to do your laundry on the road how to use that time efficiently   Facts of life Few things in life are certain. But surely, even on your travels, at some point…
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how to.. wine and dine on your camper trip; shopping and cooking

Shopping and cooking on the road: enjoy local food during your camper trip Travel is for a big part about tasting foreign dishes and discovering new flavours. It is also a big part of the total bill in the end….
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how to.. find your way in Japan; navigation by GPS

Losing your way is okay, these adventures can turn out to be highlights of your trip. But not all the time. Combine maps, GPS and this local knowledge to arrive anywhere you wish. In this article you will learn: about…
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