With my terribly limited and broken Japanese, interspersed with lots of confusion, I made good friends with a local tour guide, taking elderly Tokyo residents on a hike through the Senjogahara marshlands. If you love crab and seafood – make sure you eat down on the bay at any of the local restaurants – so delicious and fresh! But I would love to visit Japan sometime. Would love to hear from you! Lonely Planet books have been my companions on many trips, both to Japan and other places around the world. Buy Now Lonely Planet Japan (Lonely Planet Travel Guide)Focused much more on the larger towns and tourist attractions, this guide is packed with information. Lonely Planet Hiking in Japan (Travel Guide)Packed with maps, descriptions and photos of gorgeous 0.5-5 day hikes in Japan, this is a fantastic travel guide, and one that I would not do without! Nikko is surrounded by stunning hillsides, lakes and large natural parks with fantastic hiking opportunities (also packed with ‘local’ tourists in summer!) The waterfalls of Nikko are stunning in any season. I wanted to fill my trip with a combination of big sights – temples, castles, etc., and more natural locations – lakes, waterfalls, and good hiking destinations.
Or perhaps you are planning a solo trip and have some questions. Make a trip to Tai O Fishing Village and you will be fascinated with the stilt houses the fishermen are living in. You don’t need to worry about the language because there are lots of beautiful images showing what products or artists you can find. Have any allergies written down in Japanese, you can show this to waiters when ordering meals. It was still enjoyable, but I wished I could have spoken more Japanese and done more of the planned activities. Those activities have prompted the discovery of one of the words most exciting rapids of Kalingas Chico River. And the CWC is perfect for that, along with other hair-raising sports activities. I would like to watch only adventurous sports. Underwater World is an aquarium full of marine life that is native to the Gulf of Thailand. The city is full of great tourist destinations for passionate travelers. Sentosa Island is one of the popular tourist attractions in Singapore, visited by thousands and hundreds of tourist from across the world.
Moreover these famous tourist attractions, there are several more attractions in this country. Tended with fountains and shaded areas, these beautiful gardens are located just behind the Pitti Palace. There are few things worse than a bad sunburn, and the pain is sure to detract from your Coachella experience. I also wanted to experience a little more of the culture, and work on my Japanese language skills, and meet my Japanese penpal of a few years. Thailand is considered particularly welcoming to foreigners, although you may find the locals a little shy and reticent at first. Traveling to Bagan (and Myanmar), however, is definitely not for the faint-hearted or time-pressed traveler, which may explain why it has not yet caught up with its potential. Paul, your information about Thai chinese may be exaggerated in some respects. Looking at the world from your bedroom window is good but if you want to see the real world, you should step outside from your window i.e. from your comfort zone and see the world in its true colours. This small city state is affluent and safe and it is a good introduction to Asia for first-time visitors.