November 3, 2020
Nagasaki’s name may forever be associated with the Second World War, but there is much more to this beautiful, cosmopolitan, and thriving port city in southern Japan.
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.
January 3, 2020
Visit Kagoshima, The Sunny Gateway To Southern Japan
Kagoshima is a must-visit, find out what to do, where to go and what to eat in Kagoshima. Kagoshima is the crown jewel of southern Kyushu for a good reason.
December 16, 2019
A Guide To The Regions Of Japan
Japan is a much larger nation than you may realize. It comprises many islands, regions, and prefectures. This helpful guide will allow you to find popular destinations across the country.
November 16, 2019
What Is The Kyushu Shinkansen?
The Kyushu Shinkansen (九州新幹線 Kyūshū Shinkansen) is the high speed bullet train line from Hakata down to Kagoshima-Chuo. Learn about the Kyushu Shinkansen line, trains, schedule, map, future and more.
May 9, 2019
Disney's Mickey Mouse Shinkansen Train Goes Live In May
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse, JR Kyushu will launch the Mickey Mouse train this month.
June 12, 2018
Expert Guide To Regional Japan Rail Passes
One of the questions we get asked most is: Which Japan Rail Pass should I get? A regional pass or a nationwide JR Pass?
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.
February 4, 2011
Use The Japan Rail Pass On Jr Sakura
From 12th March 2011, the Japan Rail Pass is valid on the new Sakura Shinkansen, whisking you from Osaka-Kagoshima in just over 4 hours!