Day 08: Journey to Tokyo (Jul 2018) July 15th 2018 Sunday, 15th July 2019
We devoted our day on rails from Sapporo to Tokyo via a combination of Express and Shinkansen Trains to complete the distance of 890km between the two cities. It was late afternoon by the time we arrived at our accommodation in downtown Tokyo. This was the same Dormy Inn chain that we were familiar - completed with complimentary breakfast, ramen noodles and comfort ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Growing up listening to the music of The Carpenters, he decided to name this blog Budokan in remembrance of their Live at Budokan Tour in Tokyo in May 1974. He finally made a trip to the Nippon Budokan in September 2017, 43 years after the Carpenters held their 18 sold-out concerts in Japan!
Hailing from the tropics, Budokan is fortunate to reside in Singapore where jetsetting around have become very affordable. His greatest passion lies in cultivating his lifetime career of travelling, blogging and tour guiding.
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