September 6, 2019
What Is The Tohoku Shinkansen
The Tohoku Shinkansen (東北), gets its name from the Tohoku region and covers the entire route between Tokyo and Shin-Aomori.
September 2, 2019
What Is The Sanyo Shinkansen
The Sanyo Shinkansen is the high speed bullet train line that runs from Shin-Osaka station, to Hakata station, Kyushu (Fukuoka).
August 26, 2019
What Is The Tokaido Shinkansen
Learn about the Tokaido Shinkansen, the JR Pass validity, route details, train services and everything else you need to know.
May 9, 2019
Disney's Mickey Mouse Shinkansen Train Goes Live In May
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse, JR Kyushu will launch the Mickey Mouse train this month.
January 27, 2019
Hello Kitty Haruka Express
The Hello Kitty Haruka Express will ferry visitors to Japan between Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai Airport (KIX).
July 26, 2018
Ride The Super Cute Hello Kitty Shinkansen!
Ride the Hello Kitty Shinkansen with your Japan Rail Pass. Find all details in the post, timetable and tips included.
May 18, 2018
5 Do’s And Don’t Using The Japan Rail Pass.
Visiting Japan for the first time? The rail system can seem doubting at first. Here are 5 mistakes you can avoid by simply reading the article.
August 1, 2017
Why Is 1st Class Called Green Class On Japanese Trains?
Ever wondered what the meaning of Green Class is on Japanese trains and where the name comes from? Find out here.
February 22, 2016
Jr Pass And The Hokkaido Shinkansen
As of March 26th 2016, Hokkaido will be connected to mainland Japan by Shinkansen. Learn all about the Hokkaido Shinkansen and the Japan Rail Pass validity.
December 17, 2015
Wi Fi Return Locations
Here is how to return your Pocket WiFi at the airport before returning home. Please return the Wifi router and all included accessories.