Tag Archive: driving in Japan

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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‘Hyakumangoku-festival’ in Kanazawa; camper between floating lanterns and gold nuggets

Why Kanazawa is so worth going to and how to camp at a hilltop-parking, overlooking the town For trip details, don’t miss the Ride Summary at the bottom   A bit of luck Once we happened upon Kanazawa in ‘Hyakumangoku Matsuri’…
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Never rent a camper car in Japan!

…for your whole trip! To visit Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, renting a camping car really is not a great idea. Inside the cities a car is not value for money, a hassle even. Even though you could sleep in a camper there too…  …
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how.. a Japanese rental camper is different from other countries

How a Japanese rental camper is different from other countries Facilities and size of a Japanese rental camper differ quite a bit from those around the world Go Camper Japan helps you understand, and prepare your trip     You consider exploring…
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how.. safe travel in Japan is and 3 basics about handling emergencies

Japan has a bad reputation for its forces of nature Japan has a great reputation for its people Is Japan as dangerous or safe as they say? And when you come, will you be able to handle emergencies, IF anything…
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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.. 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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How to.. drive in Japan; know your roads and rules

In this article you will learn: how it feels to drive in Japan about signs, rules and road conditions about parkings and toll roads   Driving in Japan; join the locals, stay calm Many people immediately think ‘not for me’…
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