Planning a trip to Japan can be overwhelming? What should you do to make the most of your limited time?
In this guide, we’re here to help you out. Heather and I spent two years living and traveling in Japan. Based on that experience, we’ve put together the following list of our favorite places to stay, eat, and see across Japan: (more…)
Chicago is an iconic American city; I don’t need to tell you that. But as I discovered during my first trip to the Windy City, there’s a lot more to Chicago than its famous landmarks and deep dish pizza.
I spent 3 days eating, drinking, and biking my way through the city with the help of my friend (and Chicago native) Kevin. Based on that experience, I’ve put together the following list of my favorite places to eat, drink, and see in this fantastic lakeside city. (more…)
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Heather and I had the great fortune to be able to live in Japan for 2 years as we taught English, and started Extra Pack of Peanuts!
In those two years, we visiting many different parts of the country and learned quite a bit about how to travel around cheaply. Today we share those tips with you, along with a great list of where to stay, what to do, and what you should (and maybe shouldn’t) eat while you’re in Japan!
Last week we shared our experiences getting jobs teaching English in Japan, and how those jobs worked.
But what about Japan itself?
During the 2 years we were there we traveled throughout the country and picked up on a lot of basic etiquette and cheap travel tips!
In today’s podcast, we share some of our best tips on etiquette (both general and food-related), the cheapest ways to travel around the country, the huge range of accommodation options, and of course, our favorite foods!
We even go into some specifics regarding train and air travel in Japan (budget airlines!) that you’re probably going to want to check out as you start planning your trip!