June 13, 2022
The Iyonada Monogatari Train Romantic Views Of Shikoku
The Iyonada Monogatari train is a joyful train operated by JR Kyushu that travels along the scenic coast of Shikoku between Matsuyama and Iyo Ozu.
March 31, 2022
Top 10 Amazing Japan Train Facts
From the world’s fastest train to the longest rail bridge, find out our Top 10 Amazing Facts About Japan’s Trains.
February 21, 2022
Visit Japan 2022: A Month By Month Guide To Japan
When is the best time to visit Japan? What are the must-see highlights in Japan during each month of the year? Read on for our expert month-by-month guide.
October 18, 2021
Guide To The Seishun 18 Kippu: A Cheap Jr Pass?
The Seishun 18 is a budget ticket for unlimited travel on local trains in Japan for a period of 5 days. It can be shared, and used by anyone.
September 8, 2021
Ametsuchi: The Sightseeing Train Inspired By Local Legends
The Ametsuchi train is a special sightseeing train with scenic views that runs between Izumoshi and Tottori in the San’in region.
July 15, 2021
The Tetsudo Hobby Train: A Fake Shinkansen?
The ultimate experience for train enthusiasts, the Tetsudo Hobby Train is a celebration of Japan’s rail history on wheels.
June 23, 2021
The Komachi Shinkansen Train
This iconic train is in service on the Akita Shinkansen line and famous for its red colour, modern design and top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph). Let’s take a closer look at the Komachi.
March 19, 2021
Budgeting Tips: What Does The Cost Of A Trip To Japan Look Like
The expection is that a trip to Japan is super expensive, yet Japan is surprisingly affordable. This post gives a breakdown of what to expect in terms of cost.
March 4, 2021
The 7 Perks Of The Japan Rail Pass That You May Not Know About
In addition to unlimited travel, the pass includes a variety of perks that are less known but just as handy. Find out more on these advantages to the JR Pass.
February 16, 2021
10 Insider Tips For Using The Japan Rail Pass
We’ve asked our most frequent users what tips they would give first time travellers to Japan when it comes to using the Japan Rail Pass.