Asked by Martyn Bissett · 2 Answers · 4 years ago

I'm looking to buy a bike for touring which I can load up with a tent, sleeping bag, clothing etc. Are there any shops in Tokyo that stock touring bikes?


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 3 Answers · 4 years ago

I have a Japanese license and ETC card.


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 4 years ago
I've lived in Japan for a few years now, previously on the JET Programme which offered a basic travel insurance for ALTs. Now I'm not on JET anymore, I'm wondering whether I take out trave [...]

Asked by Martyn Bissett · 9 Answers · 4 years ago
I'm planning a road trip around Fuji-san and just wondering where the best places to visit are. We'll drive from Tokyo and stay a night at a B&B next to Lake Motosu before returning the ca [...]

Asked by Martyn Bissett · 3 Answers · 4 years ago
I'm thinking day cycles coming back the same day, as well as weekend cycles staying over at a B&B or campsite for a night or two. I also have a rinko bag to take my bike on a train (e.g. take [...]

Asked by Martyn Bissett · 2 Answers · 4 years ago

Would be kinda cool to watch, not sure if/when any such event open to the public is announced. Don't know if I can wait til 2027 for it's first commercial runs :)

 


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 4 years ago

I have a friend coming to town, want to take him somewhere memorable :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sannakji


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

I can see there is a website for it, would love to hear if anyone has given this a go...

http://www.wwoofjapan.com/


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

Here's a favourite I found - Inagaki near Sky Tree. Seems popular amongst locals, and the food was delicious.

Does anyone have any other recommendations?

 

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Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Also, do I need a special license to take it to the UK perhaps? Would love to buy one as a present for my dad who is interested in martial arts and that side of Japanese history.


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

I've seen in izakayas and restaurants, but not in supermarkets or konbinis. I'd like to buy for my friend as a present.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoppy_%28beverage%29

 

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Asked by Martyn Bissett · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

Is it better to exchange at the airport, or in the city? Or in the city (Osaka/ Kyoto)?


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Isn't it like a specific day or week, maybe same day that companies/schools do/allow uniform change for summer wear? I'm guessing just before then is a good time to buy stuff in sales :)


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

I watched a Celtic Rangers match one time in Osaka at an Irish bar. I'm wondering if any sports bars too show Scottish soccer matches.


Asked by Martyn Bissett · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Looking for reasonably priced campsites around Mount Fuji, preferable with nice views, lake side would be nice too. I found a couple on hatinosu.net but not sure from the map which are best.

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