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Taking the Highway Bus in Japan

Trains in Japan are excellent but pricy, especially long distance ones. If you are lucky enough to stay in the…

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NEX train front seat rows
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Turning NEX train seats

One of the great features of many Japanese trains is that the seats always face the driving direction. Personally I’m…

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Super Hakucho Express
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From Hakodate to Sendai by train – going underground

The Shinkansen bullet-train is one of the trademarks of Japan, yet, there’s no Shinkansen on Hokkaido. Routes have been proposed…

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Hakodate’s Tram

Hakodate’s public transport consists of tram lines and busses. For tourists, the tram is probably the most useful with the…

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Sapporo Station

JR Sapporo Station is a central transportation hub in Sapporo and the station itself is connected to multiple shopping malls….

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Ferry between Busan and Fukuoka

Fukuoka is closer to Busan than to Tokyo and my plan for the school holiday was to combine a trip…

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Posted in korea seoul transportation

PET flower pots at Yeongdeungpo-gu Office station

Something I saw at Yeongdeungpo-gu Office station (line 2+5) when I was waiting for the train. I always like it…

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The Korean Maglev

I know I shouldn’t write this as a German, since politics and industry are so incompetent when it comes to…

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Train to Daejeon

My last day in Korea was reserved for my first trip outside Seoul. I read that Daejeon has a good…

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Riding the Wuppertal Schwebebahn

Wuppertal is connected to the other cities in the Rhine area, but also has its own transportation system the Wuppertaler…

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