November 2, 2019
Is The Japan Rail Pass Worth It?
One of the questions we get most on the JR Pass forum: Is the JR Pass worth it? Today we find out, with 5 usage scenario's for the Japan Rail Pass.
October 29, 2019
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Torch Relay Will Arrive By Special Plane To Japan
The Tokyo 2020 Torch will arrive by special plane from Greece with a special relay ceremony to officially start the Olympic games.
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.
October 23, 2019
Get To Know The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Mascots
Ever since the first Olympic Games mascot was created for the Grenoble Winter Olympics in 1968, mascots have become a popular element of the games.
October 18, 2019
Japan On Film
If you’re a film lover and you’re planning a trip to the beautiful, unforgettable and unique country of Japan, there is a huge amount to see and do.
October 18, 2019
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
The Olympic Torch Relay brings the spirit of the games to corners of the country far beyond the main city of the games.
October 8, 2019
How To Buy Tokyo 2020 Olympics Tickets
Here’s our guide on how to buy your Tokyo Olympics tickets to the Olympic games, opening ceremony and surrounding activities.
September 29, 2019
10 Ways To Entertain Yourself When Traveling On The Train In Japan
You'll likely spend several hours on the train when exploring Japan. Here are 10 tips to entertain yourself when travelling on the train in Japan.
September 20, 2019
Naoshima Art Island And How To Get There With The Jr Pass
Naoshima (直島) island is dedicated to modern art, together with its sandy beaches and stunning panoramic views, it makes for a unique visit.
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.