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Travelling to Japan for 2 weeks : Budget Travel Guide

12 places/cities in 2 weeks? Yes, you heard me. It is doable and I did it. There are people out there, they just do more than me. I can say, I am pretty laid back.

1. Tokyo
2. Hakone
3. Hakata
4. Nagasaki
5. Osaka
6. Miyajima
7. Hiroshima
8. Himeji
9. Kobe
10. Nara
11. Nagoya
12. Kyoto

4 nights in Tokyo 2 nights in Hakata 8 nights in Osaka
Osaka is my base to explore the surrounding  7 area/cities - Miyajima, Hiroshima, Himeji, Kobe, Nara, Nagoya and Kyoto.
Flew in to Haneda Airport at 10:30pm. I was worried that we cannot make it to take the last train to our first accommodation. Japanese Immigration was all good, easy breezy and we all done at 11:30pm. Quickly to the train station right outside the departure hall.

Check out this link > Haneda Airport - 2nd Floor Arrival Lobby Access Hall

Accomodation
1. 1 Night > Otorii > Guest House Sensu
2. 3 Nights > Shinjuku > Airbnb 
3. 2 Nights > Hakata > Airbnb
4. 8 Nights > Osaka > Airbnb

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Travelling with new friend

I recently came back from 2 weeks long trip to Japan. What's the feeling? Accomplished? Satisfied? Awesome? Tired? I did it? Happy?

Yay! All sorts of feeling. As usual, I took more than 6 months to prepare ourselves to the Land Of Rising Sun. I hate the feeling being lost and could not figure on what to do next. For any overseas trip, I never give a second thought not to do research before going to the trip. It is always, always research and reading.
One could think that is tiresome, bored, read again and again. Well, for me, it is an opportunity getting to know a place. Even the place is not in my itinerary, it is a valuable knowledge. Second could say, "Why don't you take tour? It solved the hassle". I don't like to be on the bus all the time. I don't like to wait for everyone. I don't like too many people. I don't like to listen the tour guide, I don't like the fixed itinerary. I love flexibility, freedom, adventure, walk the city, use public …