Where would you like to go next?

It’s a new week, readerfolks, and as you can see from the lovely widget on the front page, I shall be heading off to Texas in under a month. Until then, let’s throw the reigns over to you! What would you like to hear about? Let’s have a poll! If you’d like me to write…

How to book Japanese hotels

Time and again visitors to Japan are lured into booking their hotel through familiar sources, whether those be the website of a Western hotel with branches in Japan, or through online travel sites which do the searching for you (and whose search results are frequently Western hotels with branches in Japan). Let’s not deny it:…

How to use the trains in Japan

The variety of trains and train companies in Japan can seem complex to visitors, and I’m not going to lie to you: it is. What it isn’t is impossible, and fortunately I am a huge train nerd, so buckle in and I’ll walk you through it. Train Companies The main operator is Japan Rail, or…