Author Archives: Renae Lucas-Hall

Where to Stay in Tokyo, Karuizawa and Narita

This year we stayed at three hotels in Japan in September: Hotel Villa Fontaine Kudanshita in Tokyo, Hotel Cypress Karuizawa and the Radisson Hotel Narita which is located about 30 minutes from Narita Airport. All three hotels surpassed our expectations so if you’re planning a trip to Tokyo or Karuizawa and you’re not sure where…

My Trip to Tokyo and Karuizawa!

Tokyo is always changing and evolving so I love discovering what’s new in my favourite city every time I pay a visit. This progressive and magnificent metropolis never disappoints me. I was so happy to be in Tokyo and I really wanted to capture my time there so I asked Nathalie at Nathalie April Photography Japan…

Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner in Shibuya for Less Than ¥1,500!

Tokyo is an expensive place to visit and some restaurants can cost you an arm and a leg but there are also lots of cheap eateries located all over the metropolis and Shibuya is no exception. Nearly everyone who visits Tokyo will head to Shibuya – a town smack-bang in the middle of Tokyo where…

21 Thought-Provoking Quotes by 15 Famous Japanese Novelists

Have you ever seen someone reading a book on public transport when suddenly they’ll look up and stare into space for five minutes before returning their gaze to the pages or eBook in front of them, seemingly engrossed in the story? Maybe they’re reading a fascinating and thought-provoking novel by a famous Japanese author like Haruki Murakami…