Category Archives: Japan

How To Get From Sapporo to Niseko in Winter

Snow on Mt Yotei photography

You finally have your ski trip booked and are looking forward to experiencing this JAPOW that everyone raves about. If you’ve booked your flights and accommodation, the next thing on the list is transport. Sapporo to Niseko Niseko is located 106km from New Chitose Airport but is a two to three-hour drive. While there are […]

Travel Japan Cheap: 24 Ways to Visit Japan On A Budget

10,000 Yen Japan money

Most people I’ve spoken to have always put off travelling to Japan because of how much they anticipate it’s going to cost. Japan DOES NOT have to be expensive and yes, it is entirely possible to visit Japan on a budget – I even had a budget of $1000 for two weeks. Since 2012, I’ve […]

Japan Working Holiday Visa: A Guide for Aussies

red shrine gate floating in water with Japan written in light

Australia has Working Holiday arrangments with a bunch of countries designed to allow young people to travel and have the means to help fund travelling while abroad. Getting a Working Holiday Visa for Japan is by far the best way to explore the country without breaking the bank (and possibly even coming back with savings). […]

Backpacking Budget For Japan: A Breakdown of What We Spent (And NO JR Pass!!)

people walking in Japan streets

Among many travellers, Japan has a reputation for being one of the most expensive countries in the world and most people will tell you that it is impossible to stick to a strict backpacking budget for Japan. I’ve been to Japan twice now and after having travelled through a number of different countries, I can […]

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