September 27, 2010
Easy Day Trips From Tokyo
From Tokyo many amazing sights are within easy reach. By basing yourself in the city you can use your JR Pass to day trip out to these Japanese gems.
June 30, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Nara
If you base yourself around Kyoto or Osaka you can use your Japan Rail Pass to day-trip to the best sights in the area - Nara being one of them.
January 14, 2013
Ski/Snowboard Day Trip From Tokyo By Japan Rail Pass!
Fancy some snow? Use the JR Pass to visit the ski resort of Gala Yuzawa. 1.5hrs by bullet from Tokyo, Gala Yuzawa also has full gear rental service!
January 22, 2015
Day Trip To Nara
Famous for both its historic temples and the many deer that freely roam in the city parks and is the perfect day trip from Kyoto or Osaka.
September 24, 2010
Itinerary Tip: The Japan Alps
The Japan Alps has lots to offer - farmhouses, gardens, onsen, local craft, teahouses and samurai dwellings - the perfect antidote to neon cities...
June 22, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Miyajima
October 28, 2009
Itinerary Tip: Shibuya, Tokyo
Shibuya and its famous crossing have been captured on celluloid thousand of times, now it's your turn to see it for real...
June 23, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Beaches
Crystal clear waters and white sand, yes, Japan is not just temples, geisha and electronics! Find out where to catch some rays here...
September 23, 2010
Relax And Unwind In An Onsen
Spending time soaking in a mineral rich 'onsen' (hot spring) is a favourite Japanese pastime. Find out about etiquette and the best bath houses here.
December 23, 2010
An Overnight Ryōkan Experience
Spending a night in a traditional inn, or Ryōkan, is an experience you must try while in Japan. Tatami rooms, futon, onsen and kaiseki food!