December 2, 2019
What Is The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen?
The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen is a high speed bullet rail line that stretches from Tokyo to Kanazawa, major stops along the way include Nagano, Iiyama and Toyama.
August 23, 2018
Visit Shirakawa Go With The Japan Rail Pass
Shirakawa-go (白川郷), a remote mountain village in the Japanese Alps. A UNESCO's World Heritage Site famous for traditionally thatched houses and old way of life.
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...