Category: Japan

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Vanilla Air HK$900 Ticket Sale to Tokyo!

Want to go to Japan for a snowy winter vocation? Tokyo-based low-cost carrier Vanilla Air is pushing out discounts for its international routes to-and-fro Hong Kong for travels between October 1 to March 26, 2016! For as cheap as HK$900, you can get a two-way ticket to Tokyo (Narita)! Check here for the routes’...

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Peach Airlines Hong Kong to Osaka $888

Update December 5, 2014: Peach Airlines is still selling base fares at $888 HKD each way. Updated flight times, now there are two flights daily between HKG and KIX. Also a new flight between HKG and Naha OTA (Okinawa) starts Feb 21, 2015. At the moment you can only...

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Vanilla Airlines Tokyo to Hong Kong

Food named airlines are really popular in Japan. First we had Peach Airlines, now there’s Vanilla Airlines! Vanilla Airlines is promoting their new route between Tokyo Narita NRT and Hong Kong HKG with fares as low as 8,000 JPY each way (before taxes and fees.) Most of the...

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My experience at Ichiran Ramen in Tokyo

Despite living extremely close to the Ichiran Ramen in Causeway Bay, I haven’t gone because of the huge lines in Hong Kong. However, after going to the Cup Noodles Museum, I was tempted to try some of Ichiran’s ramen and see what the hype was all about. I’m...

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Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama

You may have recently read that I stayed at the New Otani Inn Yokohama. Walking around, I saw a bunch of people holding these Cup Noodles Airbags around their bodies and found out that there is a Cup Noodles Museum nearby, how awesome is that? It’s about a...

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New Otani Inn Yokohama Review

I recently reviewed the New Otani Inn Tokyo, and I must say, the New Otani Inn Yokohama is really fantastic, especially compared with the older Tokyo sister property. The New Otani Inn Yokohama is located right next door to JR Sakuragicho station, one stop from Yokohama Station. It’s...

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My stay at the New Otani Inn Tokyo

The New Otani Inn Tokyo has a great location in Shinagawa prefecture. It’s directly across the street from the Osaki train station on the Yamanote line. It’s super easy to walk to from the train station, just take the bridge across the street from the North Exit of...

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Japan & Korea Data Roaming SIM Card

Update November 2014: If you are looking to have this card in your hands before you arrive in HK, or want data in Japan or Korea and not stopping by HK, you can purchase it from our partners at Hong Kong SIM Card, and have it delivered to your...

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Haneda Airport Observation Decks

I recently wrote about my flight on HK Express from Haneda HND to Hong Kong HKG. Before my flight I was able to enjoy the observation deck above the departure level in the International Terminal. The best thing about the observatory decks is that they are completely FREE,...

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Peach Airlines Expands Service to Osaka

Peach must be doing pretty well as they’re expanding their daily service from HKG to KIX Osaka to twice daily! This is a great benefit as it provides more variety in flight times. I did read that Osaka is trying to compete against Tokyo for connecting traffic while...

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Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka: JAL Flight Review

First early morning flight from HND to FUK on JL. Arrived at check-in before the desks were even open and terminal lights turned on. Don’t arrive at Haneda before 6AM because everything will be closed. Easy and straightforward check-in and boarding once the staff started work at 6am....