JR Pass in a Nutshell. Part 2: After Arriving

I’ve arrived in Japan – what next? How to use the JR Pass. If you’ve landed in Japan and still don’t know, when to activate your JR Pass, you’ll have all the time you need to consider that in the line to customs (it took us about an hour to …

JR Pass in a Nutshell. Part 1: Before Leaving to Japan

About the JR Pass Everyone who’s planning a trip to Japan will come upon mention of the JR Pass. In short, the JR Pass is a transit pass that allows you to move around the Land of the Rising Sun via JR (Japan Railways) trains. It’s available only for nonresidents, …

Tealicious!

Let’s get started on our photo series! More bulky or themed posts will follow soon, but just to show some activity, we’ll be throwing some posts with tidbits about Japan and some of the things you can expect to see here. Today’s main photo is literally the first drink we …

Happy Holi!

Our Holi started on the 5th, when we left the hotel to get some breakfast. To be frank – after around 10 meters our shirts weren’t white anymore, instead they were covered in abstract patterns that even Picasso wouldn’t be ashamed of. Here’s an picture of us after returning from …

Let’s Start Sightseeing!

We were supposed to go sightseeing since morning, but jet lag did its job and we caught a tuk-tuk at around 12. Just so you know, to get to downtown Mumbai we first had to get to Andheri station and then ride the city train to Churchgate, which takes about …

Where are we going?

At the beginning of our journey we’d like to provide you with an overview of our expected route (click to enlarge). I’m completely sure that it will turn out differently 😀 We don’t know when we’ll have Internet access next time, but we’ll try to arrange something as soon as …