Discovering Tokyo with the Yamanote Line Stations

This article is a companion piece to my previous post, “Planning a Trip to Tokyo – Understanding Yamanote Line”.  The Yamanote line (山手線) is a bi-directional loop train line by JR (Japan Railways) in central Tokyo which can be used as a reference point whenever you travel around Tokyo. If you are an independent traveler, … More  Discovering Tokyo with the Yamanote Line Stations

Planning a Trip to Tokyo – Understanding the Yamanote Line

I wrote in my previous blog entry, “Planning a Trip to Japan – Transportation“, I am planning a trip to Japan in April – May 2017 with some family members from the U.S. This article is part of a blog series explaining what and how to plan a trip to Japan. In this article, I … More Planning a Trip to Tokyo – Understanding the Yamanote Line