Day 03: Toyama, Gateway to the Hokuriku Region (Sep 2017) September 18th 2017 Monday, 18th September 2017
Nagoya >> Maibara >> Kanazawa >> Toyama (315.1km, 179 mins, 11,350 Yen)
I spent the better half of this morning commuting through a series of JR Limited Express and the Hokuriku Shinkansen trains to reach the beautiful city of Toyama from Nagoya. I had a bento lunch onboard the train before arriving at JR Toyama station some 3 hour ... read more
Asia » Japan » Toyama 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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