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.
January 27, 2019
Hello Kitty Haruka Express
The Hello Kitty Haruka Express will ferry visitors to Japan between Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai Airport (KIX).
July 26, 2018
Ride The Super Cute Hello Kitty Shinkansen!
Ride the Hello Kitty Shinkansen with your Japan Rail Pass. Find all details in the post, timetable and tips included.
November 1, 2016
Resort Shirakami Train
The resort Shirakami train is one of the most beautiful train rides in Japan along the scenic coastline of northern Tohoku.
September 20, 2016
Yufuin No Mori And The Jr Pass
Learn about the Yufuin no Mori limited express train between Hakata and Yufuin. Including the schedule, tickets and travel tips.
February 22, 2016
Jr Pass And The Hokkaido Shinkansen
As of March 26th 2016, Hokkaido will be connected to mainland Japan by Shinkansen. Learn all about the Hokkaido Shinkansen and the Japan Rail Pass validity.
July 14, 2015
Night Trains Using The Jr Pass: The Sunrise Express And Hamanasu Trains.
Learn about night trains using the Japan Rail Pass. These days only one night train remains in regular service in Japan, the Sunrise express.