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Make Traveling Fun! Ride These 2 Express Trains From Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo

Limited express trains are a traveler’s delight, offering comfortable seats, large windows, and excellent service. Various railway companies offer limited express service between Ueno, Tokyo and Narita Airport. Ride the train of your choice, and have fun on your journey! 1. JR East: Narita Express Kozo Hikage (Fuller, Inc.) This express train offers direct access…

How to Book Train Tickets in Advance Before Traveling to Japan

For many people traveling to Japan, booking train tickets is a major problem. You can always head to a Japan Rail (JR) counter once you arrive or seek help from an agent and pay some extra bucks, however, did you know that you can also book in advance online? Find out how below! Shinkansen Reservations…

Find Out About These 2 Unique Bullet Trains That You Should Ride In Japan!

The Shinkansen, or Japanese High-speed Bullet Train, which most visitors to Japan want to ride at least once during their trip, is one of the most impressive things about Japan. Usually, these innovative trains are majestic, very convenient, and excel at having excellent seating arrangements and other facilities. They also gain high speeds within minutes.…

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth With These 2 Newest Desserts From Japan!

Any meal will not be complete without a dessert. Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in these newest dessert offerings from Japan! 1. Grand time Shake and Drink Sweet Shortcake なぜケーキを飲み物に?「飲むショートケーキ」を飲んでみた #新製品 https://t.co/fn08BKzOjs ダイドードリンコは11月28日から、新商品「コクGrand time ふって飲む甘美なショートケーキ」の販売を開始する。販売場所は、JR東日本の駅構内に設置している「acure(アキュア)」の自動販売機。ショー… pic.twitter.com/vKcFF1sFTa — グルメニュース (@GurumeNews__) November 21, 2017 Are you craving for your favorite dessert but are always on the…

Can Robots Make Things More Convenient for Travelers at Train Stations in Japan?

Robot technology is nothing new in Japan and there are many different types of robots that are used by several companies in order to survive. The Japanese society is highly supported by these technological advancements. In order to move towards a more technologically advanced future, JR East (East Japan Railway) is actually going to operate…

Go Sightseeing Like Never Before with JR East’s Newest Luxury Sleeper Train

Luxury sleeper trains are now getting more and more popular in Japan. Many people are choosing this option to spend a leisurely day of traveling. On May 1, 2017, JR East’s luxury sleeper train, Train Suite Shiki-shima (TRAIN SUITE 四季島), made its debut. Unlike any other sleeper trains, it promises to provide passengers a cruise…

Have a Multi-Leg Journey to Far-Flung Regions in Japan with This Limited JR Pass

The most popular means to explore Japan is through the Japan Railways (JR). It is very convenient, especially for tourists who enjoy the advantage of all-you-can-ride passes to different parts of the country. To commemorate JR East’s 30th anniversary, they will be releasing a special pass called the “JR East 30th Anniversary Pass (JR東⽇本30周年記念パス),” which…

Wander Around the Charming Castle Town of Odawara – Just a Train Ride From Tokyo!

Odawara is attracting more visitors by re-opening Odawara Castle which recently renovated its viewing room. Located in the southwest of Kanagawa prefecture, Odawara has been playing a vital role since the Sengoku era (1493-1590). Due to the unique geographic nature, it was valued as a fortress and a gateway to Kyoto, especially during the Edo…