The Car Lovers Guide to Japan! Part One, Eating and Getting Around Inexpensively

They are many stands selling delicious crepes too.  They are sold with many types of fruit toppings and ice cream.

The good old 7-11 store is found seemingly every few blocks in Tokyo and Yokohama.  It is one of the best places to exchange money and buy a lot of essentials like medicines, water, drinks for your room and packable snacks for your city exploring adventures.   It seemed like we would make at least one trip a day to 7-11!

The prepared snacks at 7-11 are actually pleasantly tasty although different and you have to be a little brave to try them.  Everyone was pleasantly surprised at how edible the food was.

Here is a corn dog made out of ugh, corn.  No, we didn’t try this one.


  1. Japan is easily in the top 3 best places to travel, even after going twice I would go again in a heartbeat. It’s beautiful everywhere from the ski slopes of Hokkaido to the pop up street food shops of Fukuoka.

    Not eating food while walking is good advice, I had a nice old lady stop and thank me for sitting down to eat. We did drink beer in our water bottles the whole time though, it was summer and we were hiking to mountain shrines, 10/10 would do it again.

    The food is amazing, even hole in the wall places are incredibly clean, trying yakitori, ramen, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, yakisoba is easily the second best thing to do after visiting the landmarks.

    I’ve been looking at importing a turbo 4wd Kei car since the first time I saw one Covered in snow in Niseko.×576.jpg

  2. “be aware of not holding up others or getting in the way like walking two or three abreast slowly taking up several lanes. I wish Americans were like this!”
    Can’t agree more! it’s beyond belief how Americans are so not aware of their surroundings and have no shame of hindering others

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