October 28, 2019
Trainspotting In Japan
There are few absolutes in life, but if you love trains, there is no better place in the world for you to visit than Japan. From iconic steam trains to hyper modern bullet trains, Japan has them!
October 25, 2019
What Is The Hokkaido Shinkansen?
The Hokkaido Shinkansen is the newest Shinkansen line in Japan, starting at Shin-Aomori where it connects to the Tohoku Shinkansen from where runs up to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.
October 25, 2019
Shinkansen: Japanese Bullet And Maglev Trains
The Japanese word for “bullet train,” shinkansen can be directly translated as “new trunk line.” Japan’s creation of the shinkansen bullet train allows people to travel at speeds of up to 320km/h.
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.