I don’t even know how to start to write about my Japan experience since there are so many things to share. It is probably one of my favorite trips. For the food alone, Japan is heaven. The cultural sights and the shopping are equally amazing.
I will probably start with my itinerary and then go from there.
Day 1 – Land on Osaka through Kansai Airport, Osaka Icoca Card, Remm Shin-Osaka Hotel, Dotunburi
Day 2 – Osaka Castle, Travel to Kyoto – Eco-Tec Hostel, Maruyama Park and Gion
Day 3 – Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto Bus Pass, Kinkakuji or the Golden Pavilion, Ryoanji (Zen Rock Garden)
Day 4 – Kyomizudera and the Jishu Shrine, Shijo Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market, Imperial Palace Grounds, Overnight bus – Willer Express
Day 5 – Tokyo: Hotel Nihonbashi Villa, Tokyo Ramen Street, Meiji Shrine, Harajuku, Akihibara, Shibuya
Day 6 – Tokyo DisneySea
Day 7 – Tsukiji Market, Ginza, Ueno, Studio Ghibli Museum
Day 8 – Travel to Narita, Shopping finds :)