tram (trokko)

Check Out the Last Surviving Tram Line of Kyoto: The Randen

In recent decades the transportation infrastructure of several major Japanese cities have undergone many changes. From the development of high-speed rail lines to expanded subway access, transit in Japan is becoming increasingly diverse. However, these changes mean that many train or tram networks have been gradually phased out of use across the country. Among them…

The Cutest Tram in JapanーGetting Around in Kumamoto

With a population of over 700,000, Kumamoto is a small city with a limited number of foreigners. Getting around in Tokyo is easy enough – signs and timetables are often displayed in English, and if you get stuck you can probably find an English-speaking attendant to help you. But in a small city like Kumamoto…

Discover Kyoto’s Wild Nature: Forest Train and River Cruise

The world is full of the wonderful places to visit. And many of these places can be found in the Land of the Rising Sun. That is why Japan is always packed with visitors from all over the world. Why is Kyoto popular? One of the most traveled places in Japan is Kyoto. That is…