Still on our road trip through Japan, this final blog post is about a little less travelled place for most tourists to Japan. Starting on our journey from Tokyo to the central north of Honshu Island, we had stopped at Yamanouchi where the Snow Monkeys live, and made a westward turn towards Matsumoto, home of the Crow Castle. Heading south from Matsumoto, we were making our way back to Tokyo with a stop near Mt. Fuji.
Going to Japan has never been a budget holiday, so when SIA had a promotion that offered SGD480 nett per person for a return ticket from Singapore to Tokyo (Haneda Airport), it was a great opportunity to see Japan on the cheap. And just in time for the Vesak Day holiday in May. As we have been to Tokyo before a couple of times, we decided to spend less time there and see Kyoto instead. Continue reading “Tokyo to Kyoto 2013”