September 8, 2021
Ametsuchi: The Sightseeing Train Inspired By Local Legends
The Ametsuchi train is a special sightseeing train with scenic views that runs between Izumoshi and Tottori in the San’in region.
July 15, 2021
The Tetsudo Hobby Train: A Fake Shinkansen?
The ultimate experience for train enthusiasts, the Tetsudo Hobby Train is a celebration of Japan’s rail history on wheels.
June 23, 2021
The Komachi Shinkansen Train
This iconic train is in service on the Akita Shinkansen line and famous for its red colour, modern design and top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph). Let’s take a closer look at the Komachi.
March 19, 2021
Budgeting Tips: What Does The Cost Of A Trip To Japan Look Like
The expection is that a trip to Japan is super expensive, yet Japan is surprisingly affordable. This post gives a breakdown of what to expect in terms of cost.
March 4, 2021
The 7 Perks Of The Japan Rail Pass That You May Not Know About
In addition to unlimited travel, the pass includes a variety of perks that are less known but just as handy. Find out more on these advantages to the JR Pass.
February 16, 2021
10 Insider Tips For Using The Japan Rail Pass
We’ve asked our most frequent users what tips they would give first time travellers to Japan when it comes to using the Japan Rail Pass.
October 30, 2020
When Can I Order The Japan Rail Pass
The Japan Rail Pass is a physical ticket, so it is important to order your JR Pass on time, here’s what you need to know.
October 8, 2020
Guide To Ekiben: The Best Bento Box For On The Train
In most countries, the food you get on trains isn’t great, but in Japan it’s amazing. Welcome to Ekiben - the world’s most delicious lunch boxes.
September 22, 2020
Riding The Tokyo Monorail With The Japan Rail Pass
The Tokyo Monorail is included in the Japan Rail Pass. Find out how to ride the Tokyo Monorail, station information and timetable details.
September 17, 2020
Activating The Jr Pass At Hakata Station.
Learn how to activate the Japan Rail Pass, Kyushu Rail passes, reserve tickets and book seats at Hakata station.