Japan is definitely a country that you should consider for your next bicycle trip or add it on your route around the world. Before we come here, we have heard a lot of positive things about the country and for many, it is included in the Top 10 places to do bicycle travel.
Super safe in every way, it’s a place you’ll be stress free 99% of the time, if something happens to you, you’ll be part of the 1% who had the bad luck to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. In those 3 months that we traveled here nothing happened to us, even leaving the bicycle unlocked 95% of the time and pedaling on many busy roads.
Most of you knows that we started our journey in New Zealand, we lived on the South Island for the past two years, and the beginning of the trip had to be there. New Zealand is a very expensive country to travel, not just from our point of view, but as of the many biker travelers we hosted through Warmshowers. So we can give you some tips and you can try to save as much as you can on your next trip.