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JR Vacation Travel Talk #6 – Japan Railway

This is the Hayabusa-Komachi Bullet train that runs along the Tohoku Shinkansen line. Both trains are connected at this end and runs as one train from Tokyo to Morioka. At Morioka station, the trains will take several minutes to disconnect. The green Hayabusa train then continue its journey towards Aomori (and now Shin-Hakodate) while the …

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First solo trip- staying in Dormy Inn Ueno Okachimachi

Had my first solo Japan trip in summer 2015. I decided to stay in my regular hotel chain – Dormy Inn for a peace of mind, and was lucky to obtain a good rate for the newly opened Dormy Inn Ueno Okachimachi! Well, that’s my only visit in this property as the room rates have …

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JR Vacation Travel Talk #3 – Miyajima Torii Gate, Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

JR Vacation says: We embarked on an adventurous multi-cities winter trip in 2015, which brought us to Osaka-Kyoto-Hiroshima-Miyajima-Hokkaido-Tokyo-Kawazu all within 6 days! Here we are at the famous great Torii Gate during low tide in Miyajima (the Torii Gate also signifies the entrance to Itsukushima Shrine). During high tide, the Torii Gate will be partially …

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JR Vacation Travel Talk #2 – Our longest ever train ride, Wagyu beef and Autumn leaves at Kawaguchiko

JR Vacation says: This photo was taken in our longest-ever train ride (approximate 6-7 hours) from Ueno in Tokyo to Hakodate in Hokkaido in winter 2014. We wanted to experience traveling from a non-snowy city to a snowy city; the magical moment of witnessing snow when the train travels out from the tunnel. It was …

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JR Vacation Travel Talk #1 – Can you see the shy Fujisan, Selfie with giraffe at Asahiyama Zoo, and Candid Shot at Arashiyama, Kyoto

A shot taken from the JR track platform on the way to Kawasaki. There is something about the beauty of Mt Fuji as a backdrop behind these buildings. It’s so surreal and majestic that you can’t take your eyes off it… JR Vacation’s first winter holiday in 2013. It’s a one week Hokkaido trip, using …