August 1, 2022
Amarube Bridge And Viaduct: Japan’s Most Iconic Railway Bridge
A true monument to Japans railway history, with beautiful views over the Sanin coastline. An off-the-beaten-track destination worth a detour.
November 29, 2021
Visit Toba In Mie Prefecture With The Jr Pass
Explore Toba, a seaside city on the Shima Peninsula, to experience its culture dominated by living by and on the water.
August 23, 2021
Town Of Yunotsu: World Heritage Onsen
Experience what an old-fashioned onsen town is like with the World Heritage listed Yunotsu Onsen in Shimane Prefecture.
October 29, 2020
Iwakuni And The Golden Bridge Of Kintai Kyo
Iwakuni (岩国) is a small historic town based around the lower Yamaguchi mountains. Its most beautiful feature is the golden bridge named Kintai-kyo.
February 10, 2020
What To Do In Kurashiki, The Quaint Merchant Town Of Japan
Travellers seeking a historic destination away from tourists, need look no further than Kurashiki. Here's what to do in Kurashiki on the Seto Inland Sea.
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.
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.
August 12, 2018
Itinerary Tip: Koya San
Find true Zen among the hidden temple town located at the top of Mount Koya. Find out what to do at Koya-san and how to get there with the JR Pass.
July 5, 2018
Onomichi A Good Place To Daydream
Onomichi is a sleepy harbour town located on the mountain range along the Seto Inland Sea. A place often overlooked and a real hidden gem.
October 5, 2021
Visit Kinosaki Onsen With The Japan Rail Pass
If you’ve ever wanted to experience a traditional Japanese onsen, then Kinosaki Onsen Resort Town near Kyoto is a must-visit destination.