Before we start a disclaimer is necessary. I’m not a professional reviewer (as you’ll probably soon realize from this review),
Old friend Alex – an English, Japanese, French, and German speaker – has finally opened a guest house in Urugi,
One road, ten photos. That was the impromptu task I gave myself as I crossed the Shonai River and headed
Mt. Norikura (乗鞍) is considered a right of passage for many cyclists in Japan. It’s the highest road in the
Friday evening after work I hitched a ride with a friend and his wife to Gokayama (五箇山), a world heritage
Bike Packing Japan hasn’t had a chance to ride the iconic Shimanami Kaido (しまなみ海道) route yet but Bradley from First Over Everything has and he made a video this time last year. As it’s one of the most popular rides in Japan for foreign tourists it’s well worth taking the time out to watch. As I haven’t ridden it yet I’m not in a position to offer advice on where to stay etc but as it’s so popular logistic shouldn’t be a problem.