capsules in a capsule hotel, Japan

Capsule Hotels – try them before they disappear!

According to my trusty husband, capsule hotels are losing out to internet cafés (manga kissa) and becoming less common. Even so, they are another possibility if you miss the last train or if you want to try something new… and certainly before they are gone for good. Most capsule hotels are only for men but some…

discount ticket centre sign

Discount shinkansen (bullet train) tickets

Updated May 2014 I met Hitoshi, my hubby, while I was living in Akita. Hitoshi lived in Tokyo. These two cities are far apart. In fact, the shinkansen (bullet train) takes about four hours. Flying takes about the same once you count the bus to the airport and the airport nonsense. I took the night bus…