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14 Things to Love about Japan that is Difficult for other Countries to Beat!

Perhaps you’re familiar with all of the points below, and some of you may even have similar experiences in your home country or have experienced it in other places all around the world. So what’s the difference? photo-ac.com The answer is, Japan have turned these ideas into a whole new (and sometimes more extreme) level…

3 Spots Where You Can Ride the Cute Streetcars of Japan!

Streetcars or tramcars (trams) used to be very popular in Japan in the early 20th century. Over time, their number dwindled due to the emergence and flourishing of regular cars and subways. They soon became a thing of the past. Though most places have completely removed their trams, some areas in the country have kept…

Explore Osaka’s Best Spots By Using the Midosuji Line!

If the JR Yamanote line is the most convenient train line in Tokyo, the Osaka Municipal Subway’s Midosuji Line would be its Osaka cousin. Many of Central Osaka’s tourist spots are accessible via the Midosuji Line (colour-coded red) and it is the oldest subway line in Osaka. Many of its stations are transportation hubs that…

Travel By Steam Train On the Scenic Oigawa Railway and See Japan’s Hidden Treasures!

Steam locomotives (SL) used to be a popular way of providing power to trains for traveling. They were first developed in Great Britain but subsequently influenced Japan in the later years. However, from the early 1900s, they were superseded by electric and diesel locomotives which retired some of them from service. SL trains were revived…

Choo Choo! Enjoy a Drink and Trains at Ginza’s ChouChou POPON Bar

With the number of various themes and concepts being used in Japan, there is certainly a place where you’re able to spend time enjoying what you love. Japanese trains are considered cool by many because of its structure and design and because of that, there are many people who become enthusiasts of Japan’s most popular…

How to Travel Long-Distance in Japan: Which Option is Best for You?

I have tried different ways to travel long distances in Japan, and I am going to explain pros and cons you face with each option. I’ve tried night buses, the shinkansen (the Japanese bullet train), the normal train, and hitch hiking! The Night Bus A post shared by Supattra Khantharak (@taiyotera) on Apr 11, 2018…

The Seikan Tunnel from Aomori to Hokkaido: the World’s Longest Undersea Tunnel

The Seikan Tunnel, which travels beneath the Tsugaru Strait, is the world’s longest undersea tunnel in the world. It serves as a connection between Aomori Prefecture on the island of Honshu and the northern island of Hokkaido. It was built in the 20th century with a length extending to 53.85 km. The tunnel can be…