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.
July 29, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About The Kansai Area Pass
Make the most out of a visit to Japan’s Kansai region by using the handy Kansai Area Pass, from JR West. Learn what is included and how to best use it.
July 15, 2019
5 Incredible Castles In Japan To Visit
One of the most underrated features of Japan are the castles. Across the islands of Japan there are many castles that highlight Japan’s feudal past.
January 27, 2019
Hello Kitty Haruka Express
The Hello Kitty Haruka Express will ferry visitors to Japan between Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai Airport (KIX).
November 20, 2018
The Kansai Area Pass Explained
Explore the Kansai region with a JR Kansai Area Pass. Visit: Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Himeji and more.
September 4, 2018
Haruka Express Train And Jr Pass The Easy Connection From Kansai Airport To Kyoto And Osaka
Ride the Haruka Express with the Japan Rail Pass for Free. The best way to get from Kansai Airport to Kyoto, Osaka and back.
August 12, 2018
Itinerary Tip: Koya San
Find true Zen among the hidden temple town located at the top of Mount Koya. Find out what to do at Koya-san and how to get there with the JR Pass.
January 12, 2018
21 Day Jr Pass Recommended Itinerary: Kanto, Kansai And Kyushu
Here is our expert recommended itinerary for the 21 day JR Pass. Visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Kyushu.
March 20, 2017
How To Activate The Jr Pass At Kansai Airport
How to exchange the JR Pass at Kansai Airport, the office opening hours, what to bring and how to travel onwards.
November 8, 2015
Visiting The 2016 Fifa Club World Cup With The Jr Pass.
Learn how to access the stadiums for the FIFA Club World Cup with the Japan Rail Pass. Here’s all you need to know!