Explore Japan's essential sites and hidden gems
Traditional Arts & Crafts of Tohoku
Located north of the main island of the Japanese archipelago, the northern part of Honshu known as Tohoku has its own cultural identity and traditions passed down from generations for years.
5 tips for surviving the Japanese summer
With its temperatures reaching 40°C in the sun and its humidity... the Japanese summer can be unbearable when you are confronted with it for the first time.
The Food Specialties to try in the Japanese Alps
Within the literal heart of Japan exist a series of mountain ranges that bisect the main island of Honshu.
Should I get a SIM Card when travelling to Japan?
Prepaid SIM cards allow for high-speed data usage during travels to Japan, but whether or not purchasing one is the best option for an upcoming trip depends on the individual.
Shinto & Shrines
A guide for travellers to Japan on Shintoism and visiting shrines with information sourced from a 17th generation Shinto Priestess.
When to visit Japan to see the cherry blossoms?
The ever-popular blossoming of cherry flowers, Sakura, is a national event in Japan. However, the transience of flowers and unpredictability of the nature make forecasting difficult.
Attack on Titan
A real phenomenon since its release, Attack on Titan , or Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, is one of the most universally recognized manga of the last decade.
Hunter x Hunter
Extremely popular action-adventure shonen, despite the numerous interruptions it was subjected to to preserve its author's health, Hunter x Hunter is a real reference of the genre.
Shinkansen Bullet Trains in Japan
The best way to travel around Japan is on a high speed Bullet Train. Order your Japan Rail Pass today online!
Is the Japan Rail Pass right for you?
Offering a medley of benefits, such as convenience, flexibility, and wide-ranging access, the Japan Rail Pass is a popular choice for visitors to Japan.
7 train tips for first-time travelers to Japan!
Japan’s rail system is largely developed and is a very practical means of transportation both locally and cross-country, so both residents and tourists alike find themselves riding trains almost on
Why you should get a JR Pass: 5 benefits of the Japan Rail Pass
Japan’s world-famous public transportation system is largely organized and operated by the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), and this same organization issues a special transit tick
How to Make the Most Out of the Japan Rail Pass
Many visitors enjoy traveling by rail in Japan: The network is broad, the trains are roomy and comfortable, and they are always on time!
Can I ride the Nozomi & Mizuho Shinkansen with the Japan Rail Pass?
The Shinkansen bullet train is hailed as one of the most premium and efficient means of rail travel in the entire world, making it a popular choice for visitors to Japan who are engaging in
From Tokyo to Kanazawa: A Journey via the Hokuriku Shinkansen
The Shinkansen line that would eventually become the Hokuriku Shinkansen was built before the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics to service the host city.
The Japan Rail Pass in comparison
For years, the pass has been hailed as one of the most advantage-filled package deals in the world, not just in regards to Japan.
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