When I got the green light on my Japan holiday, I immediately delved into planning. Planning was essential because I wanted to create a fun and authentic experience. I had been dreaming of visiting for so long that planning was like putting all the pieces of the puzzle together. It can be overwhelming when you start planning a holiday. What do you see? When do you go? How much will it cost? It’s not easy as figuring out step 1, 2 and 3. Sometimes you have to be simultaneously planning to figure out how long you want to go for vs how long you can afford to go for!
My Planning series aims to help answer all your questions about your Japan trip before you left home. Each week I will run through all stages of planning, from creating your bucket list to budgeting. By the end of the series, you will be packed and ready to go!
Alright, so you've been dreaming about Japan and all the things you want to see and do. Or maybe you just know that Japan is a fun and crazy place. The first thing to do is to sit down and make your bucket list or get your FREE Japan Bucket ...Read More
Japan experiences a splendid array of different seasons which is highlighted by its beautiful nature and landscape. When looking at pictures of Japan it's hard to pick which season to travel during. When is the best time to visit Japan? How do you pick from: Cherry blossoms in Spring Snow ...Read More
Ok so you've made your Japan Bucket List and you've picked when you're going to visit, the next big thing is to book those flights and get your Japan visa baby! I remember when my boyfriend surprised me with the good news that he was able to get time off ...Read More
It's time to pick a place to stay but what is the best accommodation in Japan? Luckily Japan has so many different types of accommodation on offer to suit all budgets. When you're planning it's always good to look at all options, especially in peak seasons if accommodation is booking ...Read More
When I was planning my trip I spent a lot of my time looking for discounts and passes for the cities I was staying in. It saved me money in the long run because I didn't need to buy a 21 day Japan Rail Pass, I only needed a 14 ...Read More
Creating a Japan Travel Budget is an essential step that you must do before getting to the country. For me, the budget is a culmination of all my research and planning for my trip, so I actually find it quite fun! Take this time to sit down and write down ...Read More