Tag Archives: Echigo-Yuzawa Station

#WeStopAtNothing! Visiting All The Platform Zero Stations In Niigata

There are 43 stations in Japan that have a platform zero. They are dotted around the whole country with just one or two in 23 of the country’s 47 prefectures. Yamaguchi is the king with five stations but in second … Continue reading

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This Tunnel Of Light Is The Picture Perfect Place For The Instagram Generation!

The main reason many people go to Echigo-Yuzawa in Niigata is because it is an easy Shinkansen (bullet-train) ride from Tokyo for people wanting to go skiing or snowboarding in the surrounding mountains. Outside of the winter season is a … Continue reading

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Cheap Alcohol Vending Machines Aplenty Inside A Train Station!

Even though I almost never buy anything from them, the sight of a vending machine dispensing alcohol (usually beer) always catches my attention. Such machines are certainly not so common in city centres anymore so imagine how surprised I was … Continue reading

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