This trip to Japan which started off in Niseko followed by Kyoto and Osaka is my first big trip in 2017. It is my first as we left on the first day of the new year, on January 1st at that! They say that is the best way to start the year rolling!
When in Japan, make use of the efficient systems in place. We left Tokyo for Osaka on the Shinkansen train, also known as the bullet train. This line is the transportation artery that links Japan’s three largest metropolitan areas: Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka.
I have always been fascinated with Japan. The country is rich in history and culture. Although very modern and technologically-driven, the Japanese people never forget their centuries-old traditions. It is clean everywhere. Urban landscape is in order. Everything just seems to work efficiently… not to mention that Japanese food is