December 29, 2019
11 Of The Most Romantic Places In Japan
Japan can easily compete with Paris, Rome or Venice in the romance department, and what’s more, it’s a lot cooler. Find out about the best Romantic spots in Japan right here!
December 24, 2019
Japan World Heritage Sites To Visit With The Jr Pass
There's almost a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Japan at every street corner. To help you make the best of your time, find out here which are best!
November 29, 2019
Best Buddhist Temples In Kyoto To Visit
Kyoto is a destination filled with attractions and curiosities that you won’t want to miss. It’s safe to say: right at the top of that list of attractions are many of the Buddhist temples in Kyoto.
March 5, 2019
Visit Kamakura With The Japan Rail Pass
Kamakura was the old capital of Japan in the 12th century As a result, Kamakura is famous for its temples, shrines and of course the Big Buddha.
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.
August 23, 2017
Visit Takao San With The Japan Rail Pass
Mount Takao (高尾山, Takao-san) is a mountain just west of Tokyo, and a perfect day trip for hiking and be surrounded by nature.
June 28, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Mt. Koya
Mt. Koya, with its thick forests and monastic complex, is an incredible place to visit from Osaka, Kyoto or Nara. Click here to read more.
April 2, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Kotokuin Daibutsu
A fantastic day trip from Tokyo, visit Kamakura and the huuuuge Great Buddha at Kotokuin Temple. One of the largest in Japan.