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 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.
September 27, 2010
Easy Day Trips From Tokyo
From Tokyo many amazing sights are within easy reach. By basing yourself in the city you can use your JR Pass to day trip out to these Japanese gems.
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.
June 20, 2010
Navigating The Tokyo Metro
Now that's a busy map! Actually, understanding the Tokyo Metro map is easier than you'd expect, we tell you how to decipher it here...
June 18, 2010
Benefits Of Prepaid Travelcards
Around the big cities a prepaid travelcard could help you save money on your travel (and make things a whole lot simpler!) Here are your choices...
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.
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...