While there is not enough Kaonashi in japan, Ghibli shops are still full of interesting merchandise and is worth visiting for a fan. There was shop on the topmost floor of the museum. (More on the museum here.) But I wouldn't recommend it.There was just too many people. The line was ridiculous. I only bought … Continue reading Where to buy Ghibli Stuff
The whole Japan trip started because there was a really seat sale going to Nagoya. Honestly, I would have preferred to land in Tokyo or Osaka but Nagoya was close to Shirikawa-go and it was a good transport hub to go to other places and Japan. I really really really wanted to go see the … Continue reading Harry Potter in USJ
A quick google will tell you that Nagoya is well connected to different regions in Japan. I was surprised after further googling that Shirikawa-go is accessible from Nagoya.
At first I thought we had to order online here https://www.japan-rail-pass.com/ or here https://www.jrpass.com/. But when we were applying for our visa we found out that they were also selling Japan Rail Pass! Yey! I was not able to note the exact price but it was almost the same as the ones posted online. You can call … Continue reading Japan Rail Pass
This post is a lengthy narrative of my ghibli saga in Japan. Key points have been bold faced so you can skip through the fangirling. Thank you for your patience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Japan is beautiful and different. But what makes Japan truly enjoyable … Continue reading Ghibli Museum in Japan
Eat Kobini / Convenience Store food or if you find your place near a supermarket even better (more choices). You can load up on water, bread and/or onigiri for your breakfast or to snack on during your shinkansen trips. Some stores also have hot meals. The food is good especially if you’re trying to save some money. … Continue reading Tipid Tips for your Japan Trip (on a budget)