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How to Spend 14 Days in Japan - A Japan Travel Itinerary

  • Published on Mar 29, 2023 veröffentlicht
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    00:00​ Intro
    00:46​ Trip Overview
    01:42​ Things to know
    02:55​ Day 1 - 2 Osaka
    07:05​ Day 3 Koyasan
    11:00​ Day 4 Nara
    13:55​ Day 5 - 7 Kyoto
    19:48​ Day 8 - 9 Kanazawa
    26:15​ Day 10 - 11 Takayama
    30:45​ Day 12 - 14 Tokyo
    37:19 Budget - How much did it cost?
    37:37​ Outro
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    Q: When did you visit Japan?
    A: Around Mid-November during the autumn season
    Q: Can you get by with little to no Japanese?
    A: Yes. I don't speak Japanese and got by with just English.
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    Q: How much did the trip cost?
    A: You can find a budget breakdown at 37:19
    Q: Does the budget include flight tickets?
    A: No
    Q: Did you book everything prior to the trip?
    A: Yes, this includes all hotels and certain activities such as the digital museum in Tokyo
    Q: Any other places I should visit in Japan?
    A: If you got more than two weeks then consider Hiroshima, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Okinawa
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Comments • 0

  • Blake
    Blake Year ago +2927

    You have no idea how badly I want to visit Japan. It’s a feeling in my gut that is ever persistent. I can’t explain it.
    UPDATE: Started saving for a trip with my sister, for next spring (if the boarders open up) so the dream is coming true!

    • Jaime Araujo
      Jaime Araujo 8 days ago +2

      Did you make it?

    • Abril Garza
      Abril Garza 2 months ago

      Me and my brother too !! We dreamed of seeing all the beautiful places !!

    • Maylo White
      Maylo White 2 months ago


    • briabbruh
      briabbruh 3 months ago +1


    • H'awrone
      H'awrone 3 months ago

      Start a go fund me, ill donate to your trip!

  • 80 supra
    80 supra 7 months ago +689

    I am a Japanese living in Osaka. What I want foreigners who come to Japan to experience is late-night rental cycling in Tokyo. It's strange for a Japanese person like me to say this, but Japan is safe. I think that's why tourism is possible. I used to do late-night cycling in Tokyo, and it was an unforgettable memory. I'd like everyone to taste it too!
    I used a translation app, so I think it's a little strange English, so please forgive me. We are waiting for the day when you can come to Japan!

    • K
      K 15 days ago

      I've never heard about that as a Japanese.
      should recommend Japanese too.

    • Orklord 666
      Orklord 666 26 days ago +1

      For me as an Austrian with a Japanese Wife and after a lot of Tripps to japan, i can say Japan is one of the savest Countrys in the World ! On the Peaceindex 2022 it was on place 10 !
      The one i can realy add to your words is this : Try not to act as the selfish Persons like the most people in the World if you visite japan. Its a Country where you will find no shilds with rules in trains or Public places , because japanese People dont need that - they know how to live together without makeing others stress !
      If you find shilds like that, they will be only in english because of a lot of tourists who act like selfish Idiots ! Sorry no bad meaning but i shame when im in Japan and Tourists like that are in the same Train, so i had to say that !
      No backbags in trains on your back , no Phonetalking - better silence your Mobilephone directly when you arive - generally always look at the local People how they act and so the same way - respect the Japanese as they respect you ! Greetings from Vienna !

    • 80 supra
      80 supra Month ago

      @Leizy Gatos I will drive myself! If you register with the rental cycle app, you can rent it for 24 hours!

    • Leizy Gatos
      Leizy Gatos Month ago

      Also, can you share your must see/eat in Osaka??? We are planning a visit this May!

  • CK
    CK 4 months ago +469

    This is probably the most beautiful Clip-Share video I've ever watched. 😳 You have real talent when it comes to filming, audio, and editing. My boyfriend and I are off to Japan this coming spring and your video was incredibly helpful and inspiring!

    • Phil Ramos
      Phil Ramos Month ago

      @Allan Su Thank you so much for you video! I have a quick question: How do the JR pass and the IC card differ in day to day use? From what I understood (from my readings about) the JR pass it is pretty all encompassing. Will I want both?

    • CK
      CK Month ago

      @Thomas Ferguson we are going all over Japan over the span of 14 days. Where will you be studying?

    • Thomas Ferguson
      Thomas Ferguson Month ago +1

      I am also going for the spring to study abroad, which part are you going to?

    • るる
      るる 2 months ago +1

      Welcome to JAPAN ! 🇯🇵

    • Joshua Braddy
      Joshua Braddy 2 months ago +2

      I agree.. such a wonderful well done travel video. Thanks for the upload

  • Dallas Maru
    Dallas Maru Year ago +749

    For someone who cant ever travel because of health complications, you sir have given me the closest and most beautifully navigated video of actually being in Japan.I am so grateful

    • Benjmc12
      Benjmc12 3 months ago


    • Sean Thomas
      Sean Thomas 5 months ago

      What kind of health complication is stopping you?

    • Arthur Dubois
      Arthur Dubois 6 months ago +2

      I wish you much happiness

      THE SAUCE FATHER 7 months ago +1

      I hope one day you’re able to travel friend

    • Fabian Thomsen
      Fabian Thomsen 10 months ago +10

      @Monika Herath Dear Monika, offcourse that is not possible, but I do not have the money for such traveling, so I dream away on youtube. And it is indeed the best next thing for me. Wish you the best.

  • Theresa Raya Flores
    Theresa Raya Flores Year ago +151

    What a beautiful documentary of your trip! Watching this really made me reminisce my honeymoon back in Dec 2019 on my first trip to Japan. We had 11 days to travel and we went to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara. It was tiring traveling to all of them in a short amount of time, but I loved it! The culture, the people, the food- I loved every minute of my stay in Japan. I can’t wait to come back with my husband. 😊

    • Theresa Raya Flores
      Theresa Raya Flores 9 months ago +1

      @silis_pap for a first timer, that is good enough for the experience! And it all depends on your personality as well. I would have rather stayed in Kyoto a little more longer because I loved the chill vibes (still crowded tho), the history and landscape. Tokyo was more fast paced and much more crowded for me that sometimes it would tire me out. So it all depends on what you like.

    • silis_pap
      silis_pap 9 months ago

      I also have an 11-day itinerary for these exact cities! I'd love to know if a 2 days Osaka/2 days Kyoto/1 day Nara/1 day Hakone(for the onsen)/5 days Tokyo is good enough in your opinion and experience?

  • Odia David
    Odia David 6 months ago +35

    Japan has done brilliantly in preserving its history, culture and heritage. I am definitely visiting soon.

  • Marcus
    Marcus 2 years ago +2794

    This is the most high quality Japan vlog I have ever seen.

    • Adil Imam
      Adil Imam 4 months ago

      Second to logan paul

    • Qiio
      Qiio 8 months ago

      I like this one. Kraig Adams has a fantastic one as well you should check out.

    • MexAxe_24
      MexAxe_24 9 months ago +1

      Bruh it’s seem as if Apple was giving us an inside look of Japan. Lmaoo high quality, well described areas, quality music etc. My man on fire w this vlog

    • Annie Social
      Annie Social Year ago

      Nice place to visit 🥰

  • Tokyo Capsule Collection
    Tokyo Capsule Collection 6 months ago +56

    Japan has decided to ease entry restrictions. Japan welcomes more tourists than ever before. This video is very helpful for visiting Japan. Thank you for introducing us to Japan.

  • lord lem
    lord lem Year ago +20

    In my opinion, Japan has some of the most beautiful spaces and architecture in the world. This vlog did nothing but confirm my beliefs.

  • C Michael
    C Michael Year ago +134

    It’s always been a dream of mine to visit Japan one day. After watching this video it’s now become my goal to visit Japan in the next 5 years. Amazing work, thank you.

  • Brandon
    Brandon 6 months ago +21

    I've been planning a trip to Japan throughout the duration of the pandemic and every month or so I come back to this video to meticulously lay out my trip. This is honestly the best resource on all of Clip-Share for an in-depth look at what Japan is like, and the HD captures with the ambient music/simple voiceover makes this such a serene watch. Keep up this amazing work, Allan!

  • JonTheDon
    JonTheDon 11 months ago +56

    This is by far the most well made travel video I’ve ever seen! Everything from the visuals and music to the map/route and itinerary were so perfect! Well done!

  • 雑賀平治
    雑賀平治 Year ago +1580

    I am Japanese, but you seem to be enjoying "Japan" more than most Japanese.
    By the way, to those who are planning to visit Japan after watching this video.
    I recommend you to come in autumn, winter, or spring, because summer in Japan is very hot.
    (Sorry for my poor English)

    • Fade
      Fade Month ago

      Thank you (sorry for my bad English)

    • Deshay Marley
      Deshay Marley 7 months ago +1

      Thank you, and your English is great my friend!

    • pulakification
      pulakification 7 months ago

      @Lem Bull why have you visited Japan for 5 times?

    • Garth Reynolds
      Garth Reynolds 9 months ago

      @Nathan Martin Your English is really good me and my family pan on going there this spring

    • Ankur Chauhan
      Ankur Chauhan 9 months ago

      Japan is ❤️
      From 🇮🇳

  • ゆーう
    ゆーう Year ago +92

    I am so happy to know that many people like Japan!! I can't wait for the day when we can welcome more people.🥰
    From Japan🇯🇵🇯🇵

    • Heckin' Cat
      Heckin' Cat 3 months ago +2

      The fact that they openly welcome us foreigners like their comment makes my urge to visit stronger.

    • E.V L
      E.V L 5 months ago +3

      I just bought my ticket to visit next year spring ☺️

    • Golam Rabbi 🇦🇪
      Golam Rabbi 🇦🇪 11 months ago +1

      My favorite country is Japan. I really want to go. I don't get a chance to go to Japan. Someone help me to go.

    • ok ok
      ok ok Year ago +3

      haha 90% of the people i know love japan!

  • Sean
    Sean 11 months ago +34

    As someone who has visited Japan four times and wants to return over and over, this video amazing and perfect. You have done an incredible job. The footage is stunning and captures the beauty and wonder we have when we visit Japan.

  • ITS J.F.E
    ITS J.F.E 8 months ago +17

    Every single thing about Japanese culture is cool!
    The art, the buildings, Tokyo itself, the way their letters look, the way their language sounds, the anime, the food, the horror movies, their music literally everything about Japan is cool! One day I will go to Japan.

  • Ali Saeed
    Ali Saeed 7 months ago +9

    Such a refreshing and calming video to watch, perfectly documented the entire trip and gave descriptions on each part of your journey in each town/city.
    One of my favorite youtube videos in general now, hoping you had the best time and if you ever travel there again, have a great trip again.
    This has motivated me to take my family there once I get a stable income, as the Japanese culture is fascinating to me and I’ve been a fan of the country since a small age.
    Thank you for this video, Allan 😌

  • Yuzita / ゆじた
    Yuzita / ゆじた 2 months ago +10

    I am a Japanese living in Iwate prefecture in the north of Japan. Since there are four seasons when you come to Japan, it is recommended to change the location according to the season. For example: Spring is the Kanto region, summer is the Kyushu region, autumn is the Kinki region, and winter is the Tohoku region. I think spring is the best season. You may not be able to come here for a while due to the corona virus, but there are many different cultures, so please do your research in advance and experience many cultures. Thank you for making this video,

    • izzyjamm4
      izzyjamm4 2 months ago

      Hi yuzita, any recommendations on what to research? It’s hard to know what experiences there are when you didn’t grow up in Japan.

  • cappaman73
    cappaman73 10 months ago +7

    I travelled Japan in September 2019. I had the best time, lots of incredible sights, delicious food and amazing people. I went to many of the places you did, but couldn't help thinking that leaving Hiroshima out was wrong. It's a wonderful city and is such an important location in world history. The museum and peace part are so moving. And while in the city a visit to Miyolima Island is gorgeous. In saying that, loved the video.

  • Seth Baldridge
    Seth Baldridge 9 months ago +23

    Beautifully shot, beautifully edited, this was like travel ASMR. I recognized many places I've visited before, and many more I now hope to see for the first time. I've been waiting years to visit Japan again, and I don't know how much longer it'll be, but this really scratched an itch for me. Thank you for creating this superb content!

  • E.V L
    E.V L 5 months ago +12

    The central area of Japan is lovely. If you are planning subsequent visits to Japan, I strongly encourage you to visit Tohoku (above Tokyo) and Kyushu (southern). They are a lot less crowded.

  • Jon Berkowitz
    Jon Berkowitz Month ago +1

    Allan, I'm planning a trip to Japan this summer and this was the first video I watched to help me figure out our 2-week itinerary. Fantastic content. Thank you for putting this together!

  • bic
    bic Year ago +66

    I’m from japan. You make japan look cooler than what it is. Makes me want to explore my own country more.

    • Bodneyblue
      Bodneyblue 9 months ago +4

      You could say that about any place....As the everyday becomes mundane...but for those who have not experienced it...it's another world.

    • TayK-47USA
      TayK-47USA 10 months ago +1

      haha i have the same feeling from Norway, when Germans explain the country and like old buildings 90% of Norwegians are like wtf is that. We barely know/care about our old buildings are heritage sites lol my self included. Cool that the Germans appreciate it though

  • Jenny Yip
    Jenny Yip 2 years ago +331

    Hi Allan, This is by far one of the best well thought out Japan travel vlog I have seen. Content with maps, suggestions, plenty of footage, images and well spoken English i.e. not rushed. Thank you for sharing 👍

  • Mark Reeves Travels
    Mark Reeves Travels Month ago +7

    Thank you Allan for this amazing video, we pretty much followed your route after watching the Iceland video and visited last June. I came across this video whilst staying in Kyoto a few days ago, I started to watch and recognized your calm voice from the Iceland video and so watched this through. (I also subscribed of course). Our next destination was Osaka, but after watching your video, we decided to go to Koyasan first. I had never heard of the place and would definitely have missed it. We went yesterday - 19th February 2023, it was was raining hard, misty and fairly cold (snow on the ground). We started with the Danjō-garan temple complex and had the place completely to ourselves, the rain and mist added to the experience and was one of the best days of my life. We have travelled to over 40 countries including many over the past 9 months and Koyasan for me rates right up there with the best places in the world. We also spent a fair while at the Cemetery which was also an amazing experience that we will not forget. Thank you so much for letting us know about this place and for making such awesome videos. We will definitely check where Allan went before finalizing out itinerary in future!

  • Sasha Arroyo
    Sasha Arroyo 4 months ago +8

    This was so beautiful and helpful. My mother and I want to take my kid sister to Japan for her 18th birthday in 2025. I honestly can't wait because ever since i was a child it's been a dream of mine to go to Japan. This video helped make it feel a lot more like a reality than a dream and I thank you for that. 🙇🏻‍♀️

    • Dqng0fn
      Dqng0fn 2 months ago

      Have fun!

    • Red Dirt
      Red Dirt 3 months ago +1

      Gonna hopefully go in the winter of 2024 with my friend

  • Adel Zaidi
    Adel Zaidi Year ago +5

    This video makes me nostalgic it reminds me of the trip I had to Japan back in 2018, and sadly with covid nobody can go anywhere, so it feels kind of good to see all of those places I've been to and all the other places I want to go to. I hope that in the near future it will be possible to travel again.

  • Leedslad
    Leedslad 9 months ago +3

    I really hope I can study abroad in Japan next year for my 3rd semester. The culture and connection to nature is so beautiful, and your video has given me so many great ideas of where to visit if I do get that chance! If not, definitely #1 on my travel list. Also currently been learning Japanese for a few months

  • Kevin Maschke
    Kevin Maschke Year ago +7

    I've watched this 3-4 times now and just love it. Love your videos in general. So much information, and so inspirational! Thank you! Japan is very high on my list and will definitely use this info when I plan my trip!

  • EzBoyCompact
    EzBoyCompact 2 years ago +216

    This is not just a vlog. It is a documentary! You just earned a sub, Allan!

  • Emanuel Mergulhão
    Emanuel Mergulhão Month ago

    Melhor guia de viagem que alguém já fez na vida. Parabéns!

  • Makayla🫀
    Makayla🫀 4 months ago +2

    I moved to Japan 4 years ago with my mother it took us time to adjust and we even thought of leaving but we stayed and I’m glad we did because a year later we went to koyasan and it was amazing to see in person one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen.

  • Jev
    Jev 2 months ago +1

    When traveling to Japan, do you book accommodations in the various locations ahead of time, or do you just get them once you get there in case your timing ends up different than intended? (Such as spending more time in a certain location)

  • CHITUS💖⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻

    this video honestly gave me the chills, you're intro into the mapping of your guy's vacation just put me in awe of how perfectly planned you guys made this trip out to be. Please forgive me for following this same itinerary.

  • Khun Ton
    Khun Ton Year ago +3

    This is more than a Vlog. I feel like watching a documentary 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽. After seeing this video my desire to visit and experience the very rich culture of Japan grew stronger. Life is too short and I will go to Japan. Hope this pandemic ends already. New subscriber here.

  • PlayerWithBenefits
    PlayerWithBenefits 6 months ago +3

    Incredible job. It's obvious you put a lot of effort in this video.
    Japan seems so appealing, unique tourist destination. Too bad it's soo far from Europe and I don't see myself visiting anytime soon 😞

  • Olivia
    Olivia 2 months ago

    This is one of the best travel videos I have ever watched. The in-depth commentary and culturally specific advice was amazing, pairing it all with the low-fi music makes it such a serene watch. Can’t wait to watch more of your videos!

  • Lyme_pithgypsy
    Lyme_pithgypsy Year ago +1

    Such a phenomenal, treat for those of us currently w/o the means to, travel!!! Quite an amazing, itinerary... I now yearn to see Japan someday... like I'd never, EVER imagined it to, be!!! Thanks for sharing with all of us, this otherworldly, experience!!!

  • Explore Your City - Vancouver

    This is a really good video of Japan. I worked and lived there for 4 years and I loved every moment, minus the earthquakes. I agree that November, or late October is the best time to visit Japan. Summer gets way too hot and winter too dry. Google Maps is a saviour!

  • えみの冒険 / 世界一周

    Great video! I’m Japanese residing in Tokyo, and I strongly agree that November is one of the best months to visit Japan especially Tokyo.
    The worst probably is summer… It is too humid and hot🥲lol
    Hope the pandemic will soon be over - and we can welcome you all to this beautiful country 😚

    • Dhaval Khatadia
      Dhaval Khatadia Month ago

      hi.. i am planning to visit japan in Autumn and wanted help to plan my itinerary. can you help ?

    • name less
      name less 2 months ago

      Summer in Japan would be cold for me

    • Ayuさんのどこまで歩くの ?   Ayu Walk Japan
      Ayuさんのどこまで歩くの ? Ayu Walk Japan 4 months ago

      @Rin Have you visited Japan yet? If not so, maybe I could give an advice. I’m a Japanese native and resident.

    • Mich King
      Mich King 4 months ago

      I agree, I experienced multiple times of autumn in Japan. And for Spring, last week of March to first week of April is the best timing to enjoy the cherry blossoms, amazing Sakura Trees and different kinds of beautiful flowers.

    • pattysound1
      pattysound1 5 months ago +1

      Hi, what you think about visiting japan first 15 days of december?

  • Ria
    Ria 10 days ago

    The best 14-day travel vlog to Japan. More about experiences and not just about sightseeing. Thank you

  • Bialyz
    Bialyz 3 months ago +5

    I love how detailed this video is!
    Thanks for including information about public transport, Sim cards, a budget break down, a Q&A in the caption of this video, and so on. These are usually things I figure out spontaneously once I arrive in the country, but since I know 0 Japanese, this is super helpful!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼
    Really looking forward to my trip next spring 😊 I'll be there for 3 weeks and will be arriving in Tokyo and departing from Osaka, so I'll definitely check out some places you mentioned in this video

  • Bisakh
    Bisakh Year ago +4

    Honestly, felt teleported to the place, from the footages to the background music and aesthetics, a brilliant and informative vlog! Will keep the suggestions in mind while visiting the beautiful country

  • 曽蔵徹
    曽蔵徹 Year ago +9

    I am a Japanese. Thank you for making a beautiful introductory video of Japan. And I thanked my ancestors for watching this video. :-)
    From a different point of view, I would like to make a video that everyone in the world can enjoy traveling in Japan.
    I hope that the time when everyone in the world can visit Japan and enjoy culture and nature will come soon.

  • みぱっぱ
    みぱっぱ Month ago +1

    I am Japanese. When you come to Japan, I think it's good to think about the season. Especially when looking at natural scenery, the seasons are important because you can see completely different beautiful scenery such as cherry blossoms in spring, green leaves in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snowy scenery in winter. Autumn is my favorite. The collaboration between the yellow and orange autumn leaves and the shrine is breathtakingly beautiful. Be careful as the temperature can vary greatly. It would be nice to visit both the big city of Tokyo and the calm atmosphere of Kyoto and compare them.

  • mine
    mine 4 months ago +3

    I really wanto go to Japan. Like,, its the top of my wishlist. Theres something about Japan thats just relate to me, and I want to feel the experience. Seeing your video wake up this deep desire within me and make me to keep going to saving up! Your itinerary video is SO detailed, you tell us about the season when you came, all of the name of the place, even for accomadation, your transportation, and you include your budget too! Thats SO HELPING! Youre amazing. Kudos to you man!

  • valeriatiffer
    valeriatiffer Year ago +4

    So well done! I expected to watch a few minutes of it and I was completely captivated. I found myself pausing to write everything down. Thank you! This will be so useful for the trip we are planning :)

  • Ashish Prasad
    Ashish Prasad Year ago +8

    One of the best travel blogs I have ever experienced. You just helped me plan my Japan vacation in a much better way, with some amazing suggestions.

  • Christian
    Christian 2 months ago

    Thank you so much for this lovely beautifull look at what Japan has to offer.
    Im going there in the end of the year and this video really made me want to go as soon as possible to experience all the amazing things that Japan has to offer

  • Jastopia
    Jastopia 2 months ago +1

    Thank you so much Allan, this is by far the best Japan guide video I ever watched, and THANK YOU for mentioning your time of visit during the outset, so many content creators have missed this!

  • hannanotfound
    hannanotfound 2 years ago +17

    Your camera work was incredibly amazing! You obviously didn't even use a drone yet you were also able to capture the scenery in the best ways possible. My jaw dropped when the screen switched to Hida Folk Village scene. Your minimal edits to the colors delivered the realest atmosphere and I definitely felt like I was there traveling throughout the entire video, the mountain scene at the onsen was my fav part. Also your voiceover was very clean and professional. Hope to see more Japan's videos from you in the future!

  • Wrath
    Wrath 4 months ago +1

    Fantastic video, very scenic, great editing. I used to live in Japan for 4 years, this refreshes everything I loved about the culture and country.

  • LovelyMissGwen
    LovelyMissGwen Year ago +5

    I have to agree With others. This is the best produced Travel video on Japan I have ever seen. (And I’ve been through quite a few.) Thank you for all the talent that went into this. It has inspired me to expand my itinerary when we are able to visit.💖

    NOIRCZAR Year ago +4

    I’d love to make my own itinerary based off of your trip, with Tokyo also being the main event at the end.

  • Rex de Jesus
    Rex de Jesus Month ago

    [2023/02/19] If not the best, definitely one of the best videos about places to visit Japan. And it is very helpful aside from the fact that it’s very well narrated and edited. Looking forward to more of your videos

  • Victoria Palmer
    Victoria Palmer 7 months ago +1

    What a beautiful video!! Thank you for showing your trip to Japan! My fiancé and I are looking into having our honeymoon after our wedding next year (in June) and we would love to do a 10-14 day trip similar to this one you have just shown!! Do you think June weather would be pleasant enough? We are so excited and hope borders should be open for tourist by then! 😊

  • Lauren Pereira
    Lauren Pereira Year ago +54

    My friends and I did a similar route back in January of 2020. I will say, one of my favourite places was the cemetery in Koyasan. We even did a nighttime tour lead by a monk, so peaceful and fascinating.

    DOMEPEACE420 8 months ago +8

    Most helpful video yet. I’ve heard they will be opening back up to tourists who can prove vaccination in November 2022. And for it to be so cheap was surprising. I’m planning to go in 2025(just me) on ¥1,000,000(about $8400) but I also plan to spend around $2000 (¥250,000) at the Gundam store in Yokohama. I want to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom at least once before I die. I can’t wait to see the locals faces when I spend an entire months rent on Gundam. Little do they know I saved up for 3 years to make it possible.

  • Kim Johnson
    Kim Johnson Year ago +2

    Excellent! My family lived in Japan for 2-1/2 years back in late 90's. We fell in love with it!💜

  • miki998 Chan
    miki998 Chan Month ago

    I rarely comment Clip-Share videos, but this definitely deserve one. Thanks for sharing, very inspiring and hope you keep on making these wonderful videos, it's truly a respectable passion that you have there. All the best!

  • k1000a c
    k1000a c Year ago

    Amazing work Allan! The production and love you put in this video shows a lot, and it made me fall in love even more with Japan, new sub from Peru!

  • Scone T
    Scone T 11 months ago +1

    Your travel video is unlike another others. The filming and editing is high quality. You narration is informative. I think everyone wants to travel to that county after you highlighted it. It's so chill and zen to watch your videos. May I ask what is your day job? I'm just very impressed with how well you put together your content. Wish there'll be more travel videos from you. BTW, I use your videos to plan for my Iceland trip. THANK YOU!

  • Havisiting
    Havisiting 2 years ago +44

    Looks like you were in Japan about the same time as us! We visited for 12 days and it’s interesting to see where our itineraries match up and where they differ. It was our last foreign adventure pre-lockdown so an already-special trip has only grown more special in our memories

    • Zephaniah Rotarangi
      Zephaniah Rotarangi Year ago

      @Havisiting Could you please give me a rough estimate

    • Havisiting
      Havisiting Year ago

      @Zephaniah Rotarangi Oof, I've never sat down and worked it out actually. Wasn't cheap though!

    • Zephaniah Rotarangi
      Zephaniah Rotarangi Year ago

      Can I ask how much did it cost

    • Edward W Kezelevich
      Edward W Kezelevich Year ago

      I was last in Japan in1959 and I loved it I wonder how much it has changed since I waS there

  • Kee Mansell
    Kee Mansell 11 months ago

    This is genuinely the best travel video I have ever seen. Incredibly informative, concise, engaging and well produced. Thank you for making travel research so easy!

  • hithenshu pannasa
    hithenshu pannasa 9 months ago +1

    what an incredible video, well thought out and amazing shots not to mention how realistic it is compared to the other videos
    hopefully one day i will be able to experience these serene sceneries and mind blowing culture! with a loved one ofcourse

  • watermelon
    watermelon Month ago

    I'm Japanese living abroad. This video made me remember how my home country is stunning, interesting, and chaotic at the same time. I miss it😌Thank you for the great video!

  • Nathan Frady
    Nathan Frady Month ago +1

    Honestly, I could spend every last second of my life in that onsen. Relaxing in that hot water with that view? Why would I possibly want to leave that?
    EDIT: Thank you for this video. This has been my dream for a very long time.

  • E.V L
    E.V L 5 months ago +1

    This is such high quality video. I hardly have the patience to watch a long video but I enjoy every minute of it. You will reach millions subscribers in no time! Thanks Allan for your amazing efforts!

  • Nutella Latte
    Nutella Latte Year ago +34

    I was trying to decide whether to go back to Japan in the spring or autumn (as last time I went in winter) and was very tempted by cherry blossom season in spring but my gosh the autumnal foliage is absolutely gorgeous. I'm in awe 😭 This was so beautifully filmed and especially like the extra suggestions you gave in each place for extra days.
    I'm so glad you and your partner had a great time!

    • tt
      tt 4 months ago

      Damn you were so lucky 😭

    • つばさ
      つばさ 5 months ago


    • E.V L
      E.V L 5 months ago

      U need to make multiple trips to Japan. Winter in tohoku and Sapporo and autumn/spring in other areas 😆

  • suk Ever
    suk Ever Month ago

    For those who plan to travel to Japan as a Japanese citizen, I would definitely recommend visiting Tokyo Sky Tree, Shibuya Sky, Mt. Fuji, Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, Himeji Castle, etc.🙂

  • Mister B Watches
    Mister B Watches Year ago +1

    Great summery, Japan never gets old and we do miss travelling. We are for sure will come back until than it was just nice join you on this journey to as well remember some of our trips. Very well done, thanks a lot and all the best from Germany.

  • No Reason
    No Reason Year ago +2

    Thank you, that brought back good memories for, I did almost the same trip in 1967, as a young girl. We added Nagasaki, Mt. Fugi, and Sasebo though. Japan and its people are kind, loving, and clean. I will never forget the friends I made (most deceased now). One last thing, we went to a doll factory in Tokyo, I wish I had the name of it. It was very interesting and educational. Oh, and I spent a month in Japan, as during our two-week trip, my mom got sick in the Navy pool with an ear infection, and she couldn't fly. Best summer!

  • Alex
    Alex 3 months ago +2

    I think it’s safe to say that when you go Japan again we (collective audience) would LOVE to see another video like this!!!

    TOO GOOD 2 years ago +550

    I think in my Japan adventure I really want to do it the other way around: See the hustle of the cities at first then go and relax in the mountains and nature to decompress.
    *Thanks for all the likes, I will be heading to Japan Aug 2023, my father passed away in Oct '22 and this video has given me inspiration for places to scatter some of his ashes.

    • Tony Vu
      Tony Vu Year ago +1

      Me too. I love the city and streetlife

    • Álvaro
      Álvaro Year ago +3

      @Big Smoke Then why not pick the other airport (on the way back)?

    • Big Smoke
      Big Smoke Year ago +9

      maybe they picked that rout to be close to the airport and not have to take into account the time needed to go back to tokyo which can take a day from your 14 day trip idk just my humble opinion

    • Álvaro
      Álvaro Year ago +4

      @アキラ thanks good idea. How was Chirstmas in Tokyo?

    • アキラ
      アキラ Year ago +69

      thats what I did with my ~1 month long japan trip. Went to tokyo and osaka for like 2 weeks, 3rd week we went skiing in hokkaido, the final few days we spent christmas in tokyo

  • KBOS Aviation
    KBOS Aviation Year ago +3

    Thank you so much for this. I was hoping to visit Tokyo for the first time in Spring 2022. So, hopefully the country will open to tourism again soon.

  • Adam Francombe
    Adam Francombe 2 years ago +47

    This video just made my day! We travelled Japan in May 2019 and it was the perfect holiday, this video brought back so many great memories with the addition of the autumn colours. You've convinced me to go in Autumn next time!
    The footage and editing is also next level too :)

    • Allan Su
      Allan Su  2 years ago +3

      You should! It's the best season in Japan. And yes, I'm biased.

  • Brock Riskey
    Brock Riskey 11 months ago

    You are really good at this! The trip looked awesome and for all the stuff you two did I would have expected it to cost far greater than what you shared.

  • Алина Буй
    Алина Буй 18 days ago +1

    Как же хочется побывать в Киото! Люблю Японию!!!

  • Ca Truong
    Ca Truong Year ago

    Hi Allan! Thank you so much for creating an awesome Japan tour! We are planning to travel to Japan in the near future. Just want to know how you kept your belongings with you along the trip and what kind/sizes of luggages that you used? Thank you!!!

  • Jose Toral
    Jose Toral 8 months ago +1

    You tend to forget how large the world truly is. Millions of people live in only the few cities you can visit in Japan. a lot of times it makes you think about how all these people truly have their own lives. We are all strangers but to ourselves we are the main character. I've always found it odd how we actually managed to keep these countries working and people together. You can find someone that lives in Central Tokyo living a normal life that to you seems like worlds apart different

  • Anand Kalukae
    Anand Kalukae Year ago +1

    What a wonderful video! I'm so inspired with this, that I'm mentally planning to go to Japan on 14 day trip myself by using the exact template what you shared here. Thank you for this video!

  • Spelonker
    Spelonker Year ago +496

    I was originally going to do Tokyo -> Kyoto -> Osaka next March, but this really changed my mind.

    • Jesus is King
      Jesus is King 10 months ago

      Believe it or not, this might be the most important post you'll read
      Everyone of us has broken God's moral law, the Ten Commandments. We have all lied, stolen, hated and lusted. And James 2:10 states that breaking one of the Commandments makes us guilty of breaking them all. Problem is, we can never outweigh our sins through good works because the Creator is perfect in Holiness, meaning His standard is far above ours. And He is also perfect in Justice, meaning not a single sin will go unpunished. And the punishment of sin is being cast into hell, where there is weeping and gnashing of teeth with no end. Ever.
      Fortunately, God is also perfect in love, so 2000 years ago, Jesus Christ left His throne in Heaven and came to this earth as a man. He lived a perfect, sinless life and He so loved us, that He took the punishment of our sin, when He suffered horribly on the cross. Isaiah 53 tells us that his face was marred beyond recognition and that he suffered more than any man. But right before His death, Jesus said "It is finished" meaning the the debt for our sins was paid in full. But on the 3rd day, Jesus conquered death and He was resurrected. So that means now, we can go free from the wrath of God's judgment not by earning it, but rather as a free gift of grace, if you accept Jesus. But, a gift can either accepted or rejected.
      So if you want to accept the free gift or forgiveness, of grace, and of salvation, this is what you should do:
      Humbly admit to God that you have sinned against Him, and through gratitude in the sacrifice of His Son, repent (turn away) from your old sinful ways. Then, confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord, your Savior. Believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross, was buried, and was resurrected 3 days later. Roman's 10:9 and 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 says that if you do this you are saved. I'm not telling you to get religious, because Christianity is not a religion, but a relationship with God. Religion says DO, but Jesus Christ says DONE! Ephesians 2:8-9 says For it is by grace we are saved through faith, not of works, lest any man should boast.
      And the moment you do this, God will grant you a new heart, which does not take pleasure in sin and He will give you eternal life. Nothing on this earth even close to compares to what awaits believers.
      What you do with this information will determine where you will be for Eternity; meaning surrendering to Christ is the single most important decision you'll EVER make. And all of us here, believer or atheist, know that this is very true.
      Jesus Christ wants YOU to come to Him this very moment and I really do hope you put your faith and seek Christ because your tomorrow isn't guaranteed. You could die at any moment. Hebrews 9: 27 "It is appointed unto man once to die, but after this, the Judgment."
      All praise and honor to Jesus Christ, King of kings, Lord of lords.

    • Viet Tommy
      Viet Tommy 10 months ago

      @Karuロス tickets to Tokyo from US East cost is $2500-$3000 average for economy round trip according to Google (United, ANA, Korean air etc).

    • Elvis
      Elvis 11 months ago

      @Visi Goth keep adding man will go broke😭😭

    • kvzxn
      kvzxn Year ago

      I just want to see mount fuji.

    • Daenack Dranils
      Daenack Dranils Year ago

      japan is not worth it. Too expensive, too cold or hot, shouganai and tatemae with the people etc

  • Stephen Swingler
    Stephen Swingler 3 months ago

    10:35 how utterly delightful! 18:34...absolutely beautiful courtyard garden...Kyoto, Kanazawa, Takayama...all look so beautiful. Rural Japan really is special.

  • Tim_518
    Tim_518 Year ago +2

    I'm shocked for two weeks the budget seems very affordable! Amazing vlog of Japan!

  • Scorpioking1987
    Scorpioking1987 Year ago

    This video is absolutely gorgeous thank you for giving us a well-rounded and beautiful tour!

  • MaeMae Almaden
    MaeMae Almaden 4 months ago

    Hi, I was so impressed with your video and itinerary. Did you plan that on your own, or you went through a travel agency? I plan to go to Japan next year, and your video inspired me to go on the same itinerary. Your itinerary is so planned well. Thank you for the inspirational video.

  • californiatones
    californiatones Year ago

    Excellent footage and was similar to my first 2 week trip to Japan. Miss Japan so much. Two years not being there is too long.

  • Erik Iacopelli
    Erik Iacopelli Year ago +757

    How many ppl besides me sees Japan as my dream place to visit?? Its one place I MUST go to before I die

    • hope
      hope 10 months ago


    • Hobo 1
      Hobo 1 Year ago

      @Anti Hypocrisy BS

    • Hobo 1
      Hobo 1 Year ago

      I love Japan, one of the best countries I have been to

    • Angel Neboh
      Angel Neboh Year ago


    • Daenack Dranils
      Daenack Dranils Year ago

      japan is not worth it. Too expensive, too cold or hot, shouganai and tatemae with the people etc

  • Samantha Durmus
    Samantha Durmus Year ago

    Amazing video thanks for taking the time to be so detailed and great editing work! You’ve really sparked our interest to visit Japan.. we’re gonna wait until our baby gets old enough to enjoy things too but really great video! Was a pleasure to watch

  • Mitch Medeiros
    Mitch Medeiros 2 months ago

    Incredible work. The way you capture these locations reminds me of blade runner 2049. Thanks for putting in this much effort for those of us who haven’t been yet.

  • Kamran Namdarpour
    Kamran Namdarpour 2 months ago

    Thank you for a nicely done, efficient and enjoyable video! Pleasant background music, explained in a calm way, without omitting any information, using a relaxing tone of voice, without hurrying through anything.
    Definitely a route me and wife will take, following you in your steps.
    Thanks! (subscribed half way through the video, and started following you on IG :) )

  • Sheilette Barcelon

    This is by far the best Japan vlog I have ever seen. All the shots are so magical and the way you narrated is short and sweet. Subscribing asap!

  • Bearkeleys
    Bearkeleys 7 months ago +2

    I really like how you don’t super hype everything. So many Utubers make their videos about how cool they are and how super incredibly awesome a place is when it’s just a normal trip.

  • Bucket List Travellers

    Great overview of where to go in Japan! This video brought back so many happy memories for us. The temples and shrines in Kyoto are breathtaking, the deer in Nara are so cute and Tokyo is such an impressive modern city! We'd love to go back and explore the country more one day and you've given us some great inspiration for our next trip!

    • つばさ
      つばさ 5 months ago


    • Golam Rabbi 🇦🇪
      Golam Rabbi 🇦🇪 11 months ago

      That's why I really want to go from any country you have applied
      My favorite country
      I can't find a way to go. I'd be happy if you could tell me how you got there

    • Bucket List Travellers
      Bucket List Travellers Year ago

      Kansai Japan Walker thanks! We'll have to keep this in mind next time we're in Japan 😁

  • Alex Starr
    Alex Starr 2 months ago

    Thank you very much for making this. What a lovely review!
    The whole video itself was gave a calming and comforting feel whilst also staying interesting. The whole 38 minutes felt as if they flew by. Excellent video.

  • soupdawhoop
    soupdawhoop 2 months ago

    Just booked an 11 day trip to Tokyo and this has been so helpful for ideas on where to go and what to do! Great video

  • Ashwanth RT
    Ashwanth RT 2 months ago

    one of the best shot videos of Japan, great cinematography and great captures it must have been a very memorable trip; thanks for this wonderful video

  • Gerald Logue
    Gerald Logue 3 months ago

    Beautiful adventure, I had planned my round the world trip in 2020 and the first stop was Japan!! 23/24 is looking promising… love the video !!

  • John Hung
    John Hung Year ago +1

    Great video. Ok for 1st timers imo, but if you've been there multiple times .. NOTHING beats the exploring outside of the tourist areas - especially when the mainlanders hordes comes back. Recommend Tohoku region in Spring, Autumn and Winter peeps!

  • inefekt
    inefekt Year ago +7

    I have been to Japan many times but you still managed to put a few places on my list of new spots to visit on future trips. Some places I would recommend that are not on your video are Magome/Tsumago Nakasendo Trek (a 3 hour hike between these two towns on the famous trek), Nachi Falls (Japan's highest waterfall in Wakayama Prefecture), Yamadera (mountainous temple town), Onomichi (seaside town) and Hokkaido which is now accessible via Shinkansen, though probably easier to take a budget flight to Sapporo. If you're looking for day trips from Tokyo probably two of the more popular ones are Kamakura (Little Kyoto) & Nikko (mountainous temple/onsen town). Kamakura can be combined with Enoshima & Yokohama.