January 21, 2013
Mobile Apps To Make The Most Of Your Japan Rail Pass
Whether you are a new or frequent traveller in Japan, here are some of the most essential apps to help you make the most of your Japan Rail Pass.
March 1, 2011
Help! Lost Property
Losing things on the train is never fun. Luckily Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, and JR has many lost and found offices to try.
June 24, 2010
Stowing Luggage On The Bullet Train
Once you’ve activated your Japan Rail Pass and boarded your first Shinkansen Bullet Train, you’ll need somewhere to stow your luggage. More info...
June 24, 2010
How To Use The City Bus
Your Japan Rail Pass not only covers travel on the Bullet Train, but on JR buses too. Find out how to use the bus system with or without a pass here.
June 23, 2010
Reserving Seats & Boarding The Bullet Train
Usually you'll find plenty of empty seats on the Bullet Train, but if you're looking into reserving seats here's what you need to know.
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...
June 17, 2010
The Best Readymeal You'll Ever Eat
The amazing station bento, or 'ekiben', is the stuff of travellers dreams, don't you dare ride a train without buying one!
June 10, 2010
Utilising Station Lockers
With an itinerary fit to burst, what should you do with your luggage if you’re hopping from place to place? Station lockers may be your answer...