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.