June 8, 2010
Festivals: Tepees And Tents More Your Thing?
In a previous post we mentioned traditional festivals, here we give you the 411 on music festivals, Japan-style!
June 7, 2010
Love Letter To Japan
June 7, 2010
Japanese Dates On The Jr Pass
Read this if you don't want to feel a wave of panic every time you read your Japan Rail Pass expiry date!
June 5, 2010
Experience A Traditional Festival
A matsuri is the perfect way to glimpse a part of Japanese culture not normally seen in daily life. With 100s every year enjoy one during your stay.
April 2, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Kotokuin Daibutsu
A fantastic day trip from Tokyo, visit Kamakura and the huuuuge Great Buddha at Kotokuin Temple. One of the largest in Japan.
March 29, 2010
Jr Pass On The Narita Express?
Landing at Narita you can activate your Japan Rail Pass and hop on the N'EX to Tokyo immediately and for free! Click here for more info.
March 27, 2010
English At Japanese Stations
Japan isn't as incomprehensible as some would let you believe, all the major cities have signs in English, with a bit of concentration travel is easy!
March 26, 2010
Follow The Cherry Blossom With Your Jr Pass
Perhaps THE most social part of the Japanese calendar, Hanami is a beautiful time to visit the country and join in some cherry blossom bbqs!
October 28, 2009
Itinerary Tip: Shibuya, Tokyo
Shibuya and its famous crossing have been captured on celluloid thousand of times, now it's your turn to see it for real...