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 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 25, 2015
Family Trip With The Japan Rail Pass: Tokyo, Kyoto And Osaka.
From time to time people ask us: what are the best places to visit in Japan are for a family with kids. Get our recommended 14-day itinerary here.
February 23, 2015
Culture, craft and tradition, in this itinerary we visit some of the best experiences Japan has to offer. Visiting Kanazawa, Takayama, Kyoto, Nara and Nikko.
February 3, 2015
14 Sample Itnerary: Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kyushu And Osaka.
Example itinerary for the 14 day JR Pass. From Tokyo going all the way down to Kyushu, visiting Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kyushu, Himeji and Osaka.
January 22, 2015
7 Day Sample Itinerary: Tokyo Kyoto Nara
Combining both modern and traditional Japan, this 7 day itinerary is perfect for first time travellers who want to get a taste of Japan.
February 7, 2013
Activating The Jr Pass At Kyoto Station
Kyoto station is the gateway to Kyoto and the rest of the Kansai area. Activating your JR Pass here can be confusing so here is a handy guide.
June 30, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Nara
If you base yourself around Kyoto or Osaka you can use your Japan Rail Pass to day-trip to the best sights in the area - Nara being one of them.
June 29, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Geisha Makeover
A unique alternative to the dress-up of your childhood, be made up as a Geisha or Samurai in the old Japanese capital of Kyoto.
June 28, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Mt. Koya
Mt. Koya, with its thick forests and monastic complex, is an incredible place to visit from Osaka, Kyoto or Nara. Click here to read more.