March 28, 2020
Visit Tomonoura Japan’s Real Life ‘Ponyo’ Town
Studio Ghibli fans simply have to visit the gorgeous port town of Tomonoura, the real-life inspiration for the charming animated film, Ponyo on the Cliff by The Sea.
October 29, 2019
Studio Ghibli Museum Tickets, Tour, And Travel Information
The Ghibli Museum, designed by famous Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, houses storybook-like interactive exhibits made for children to experience an imaginative escape from the real world.
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.
November 15, 2016
Visit The Kyoto Railway Museum
Explore over 140 years of railway history from steam trains to the latest technology regarding high speed Maglev trains.
August 9, 2015
Visit Shikoku With The Jr Pass
We have selected the best places in Shikoku to visit with the Japan Rail Pass. Learn what to do, see and eat all around the beautiful island of Shikoku.
September 23, 2010
Relax And Unwind In An Onsen
Spending time soaking in a mineral rich 'onsen' (hot spring) is a favourite Japanese pastime. Find out about etiquette and the best bath houses here.
June 21, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
The master of Japanese Anime, Hayao Miyazaki, has set up an interactive museum to his work and it's just as weird and wonderful as you'd expect.