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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…

Traveling in Japan? Maximize the JR Pass with These 10 Helpful Points!

Flight tickets? Check. Hotel accommodations or Airbnb bookings? Check. Visa and daily itinerary? Double check! Now that you’ve covered most of the major to-do’s and items to be prepared before heading to Japan, it’s time to think of how you are going from point A to B once you’re in the Land of the Rising…

Looking for Budget yet Comfortable Long-Distance Travel Options in Japan?

Japan is a long and narrow country which can make traveling domestically more time consuming. Though there’s an expansive network of bullet trains which can help people commute easily and efficiently from one destination to another, the existence of sleeper trains or overnight trains still remains. Others also to choose to travel by boat which…

Tips to Help You Navigate the Osaka Subway and Use its Train Passes

The largest city in Kansai, Osaka has been likened to Tokyo in terms of the population and infrastructure. Especially in central Osaka, the number of people cramming into public transport system could cause a headache for those not familiar with the train routes. JR Train Passes japan-railpass.co.uk/ Foreigners on a temporary visa are eligible for…

How to Use the Osaka Loop Line to Get to Osaka’s Best Spots

The Osaka Loop Line is by far one of the easiest ways to travel around Osaka for a beginner, and you can use your JR Travel Pass to board the trains! It links a lot of the best tourist spots in the city, with access to slightly further out areas along the line also. City…

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of the Japan Rail (JR) Pass

All of us who travel to Japan (from overseas) can benefit from the purchase of a JR Pass. However, the myriad of JR Pass options means some people are paying more than they need to. In order to maximise value for money, travellers need to consider the region they will be spending time in and…

Travel Japan on the Cheap with the Seasonal Unlimited Train Ticket

Traveling in Japan, or more accurately moving from point-to-point, is usually one of the major expenses during any kind of trip, especially if you don’t have a “JR Rail Pass” (internationally issued ‘all-you-can-ride pass for foreigner travelers visiting Japan). This is the sad reality foreigners who live in Japan face: there are few options to…

10 Tips For Worry–Free Travel in Japan

Travelling in a foreign country may be rather challenging, especially if you do not speak its language. How to prepare for your trip in Japan and make it smoother than ever? 1. Rent a pocket WiFi jp.fotolia.com/ Mobile broadband services and plans are quite expensive in Japan. You should purchase or rent the ‘Pocket WiFi’…

Indispensable Tips for your first trip to Japan

The lure of Japan is often how different it is to your home country, the culture, history and even the food are unique. That also means that the customs and etiquette of Japan differ to many other countries too and so it is good to be prepared for your first visit. i.ytimg.com/ Cash creditwritedowns.com/ Often…
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