April 3, 2020
Wakura Onsen: Japanese Bathing In The Mist
Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉) is a hot spring resort just north of Kanazawa and on the edge of Nanao Bay. Well known within Japan for its upscale and luxurious onsen.
January 15, 2020
Visit Kumamoto, A Quiet Gem On The Coast Of Kyushu
The southern island of Kyushu is home to all sorts of secret places international travellers have never heard of. One such destination is the lovely city of Kumamoto.
December 17, 2019
Arashiyama Bamboo Forest: The Jewel Of The Storm Mountains
The Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is a stunning forest located in the Kyoto region of Japan. The area also features a variety of other attractions, including temples, parks, and more.
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.
October 8, 2019
The Old And Forgotten Town Tsuwano
Tsuwano (津和野) is remotely located in the Sanin mountains, largely forgotten now, it was an important hold for Kamei clan in medieval Japan.
September 20, 2019
Naoshima Art Island And How To Get There With The Jr Pass
Naoshima (直島) island is dedicated to modern art, together with its sandy beaches and stunning panoramic views, it makes for a unique visit.
August 19, 2019
Nokogiri Yama: A Fantastic Day Trip From Tokyo To Visit The Big Buddha.
Looking to get away from the city life of Tokyo? Visit Nokogiri-yama to find your inner calm near the Big Buddha, and beautiful hiking.
August 18, 2019
Shimoda Visitor Guide
Visit Shimoda using the JR Pass. This beautiful port town and close-by alluring beaches, make for the ultimate getaway from busy metropolitan life.
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.