Tag Archive: free camping

always follow the 4pm-rule

always follow the 4pm-rule when travelling, you often know where you want to be when night falls sometimes you don’t, or things just work out differently but no worries you will find a good spot to overnight in your camping car if you follow…
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lake Biwa and Hikone castle

lake Biwa and Hikone castle Want to travel from Tokyo to Kyoto with some original stops? Visit Nagahama old town at lake Biwa and Hikone castle   In this article: why lake Biwa and Hikone castle make a great stop on your East-West itinerary…
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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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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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Camper skiing/ winter trip to Minakami hot springs. Part 2: Minakami Kogen, Norn and Tanigawadake ski areas: the best snow on ‘mainland’ Japan

Ski trips by camper are awesome! Go ski Japan Combine several small ski areas and enjoy hot springs at the same time 450cm of deep, dry powder snow and near empty  slopes. Skiing Japan is paradise!   This article continues where…
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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 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 beat.. visitors -fatigue? Easy planning tip for expats

How to beat.. visitors -fatigue? Easy planning tip for expats Friends and family visiting Japan is so great but planning the best trips for them, and us, can be a headache. One little idea makes planning so much easier, and the trips together amazing. Also for us, expats. Rent a…
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