November 10, 2020
What It Is Like To Visit A Japanese Palace
Japan’s beautiful and historic palaces are a popular destination all year round and offer a fascinating insight into the country’s heritage and culture.
June 15, 2020
Why Nijo Castle In Kyoto Is Certainly Worth Visiting
Nijo Castle is one of the most popular attractions in the city of Kyoto and for good reason. With a visit to Nijo Castle Kyoto history is firmly on display.
May 9, 2020
Visit Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle is a must-visit on any trip to Kansai. Learn a bit about its history, how to access Osaka Castle, how to buy tickets and more.
March 31, 2020
Guide To Aizuwakamatsu, The Samurai City Of Japan
Known as the ‘Samurai City’, the historic city of Aizuwakamatsu is full of heritage landmarks tied to its proud samurai past that it fought to preserve.
March 19, 2020
Visit Matsumoto, The Castle City In The Japanese Alps.
Famous for the striking Matsumoto Castle, there are other reasons to visit Matsumoto. See what this superb city in the Japanese Alps of Honshu has to offer.
January 20, 2020
What To Do In Aomori, The Festive Northern City
Home to vivid festivals and fantastic seafood, Aomori is a hidden gem of northern Honshu. Read on for the best things to do in Aomori city and prefecture.
December 29, 2019
11 Of The Most Romantic Places In Japan
Japan can easily compete with Paris, Rome or Venice in the romance department, and what’s more, it’s a lot cooler. Find out about the best Romantic spots in Japan right here!
December 26, 2019
Visit Kanazawa, A City Gleaming With Golden Traditions
Kanazawa (金沢) is well worth a visit for its beautiful castle, zen garden and contemporary art. Find out what to do in Kanazawa and how to get there using the JR Pass.
December 24, 2019
Japan World Heritage Sites To Visit With The Jr Pass
There's almost a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Japan at every street corner. To help you make the best of your time, find out here which are best!
November 20, 2019
Visit Himeji, Home Of The Most Beautiful Castle In Japan
Visit Himeji: learn about the magnificent Himeji Castle and surrounding garden, what to do in Himeji, where to eat and how to get to Himeji using the Japan Rail Pass.