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Japan's Top 5 Roadside Service Stops

If you're planning a road trip in Japan, you may just want to stop by one of these rest areas for a soak in a hot spring, locally sourced fruits and vegetables and scenic views.

#TravelGoals for ¥10,000 (US$90) in Japan

While you can scrimp on food, accommodation and shopping in Japan, transportation in the land of the bullet trains can be costly. But what if you can enjoy a three-day, ride-all-you-want train trip in Japan for only ¥10,000 (US$90)? We'll show you how!

One Man's Journey Through Japan by Motorbike

One biker captures the beautiful and varied scenery of Japan as well as the friendliness of fellow travelers in two short montage videos.

How to Conveniently Travel by Train in Tokyo

Train travel in Tokyo can be either the most tiring or the most exciting experience with the seemingly countless number of network lines. Here are some tips to help you move around the capital of Japan and get the most out of your money.

Save Money on Domestic Japan Flights With LCCs

It's no secret that transportation in Japan is expensive. With the trend of low-cost carriers (LCC) spreading all over the world, there are now more choices for cheap domestic flights. Here are some of the major LCCs that fly across Japan.

5 Cheap Options to Visit Okinawa From Kansai

Save some cash and discover cheap flight options for a beach getaway from Kansai to Okinawa with these tips.

Affordable Travel to Snow Wall Yuki-no-Otani

Make time in your schedule to visit the snow wall, Yuki-no Otani, this spring using our cash-saving tips.

Ginza Line 'Sakura Train' Blooms Underground

For a limited time, passengers on the Tokyo Metro Ginza subway line can enjoy cherry blossoms underground.

How to Get Around Naha by Yui Rail

Okinawa was the only prefecture in Japan without a railway until 2003. But now the adorable Yui Rail line runs from Naha Airport to Shuri Castle, offering a convenient transportation option for travelers.

Experience the Fastest Shinkansen to Date

Japan Railways is taking applications to experience the future of Japanese rail travel nearly a decade ahead of time.

How to Travel to Osaka with a ¥2,500 Ticket

Sure, there are overnight bus, shinkansen or airplane options, but did you know that you can reach Osaka for a little over ¥2,000 with the Seishun 18 ticket? Here's what to expect if you decide to embark upon this adventure.

Go From Osaka to Kyushu on an Overnight Ferry

For just ¥10,000 you can travel halfway across the country in your sleep on the Bullet Ferry.

Which Train Exit Should I Take?

Japan has some of the most complicated train systems in the world. But we're here to help you navigate even the busiest stations and find the most convenient way to your destination.

Japan Gets Its First Cat Café Train

Pleasing both railway and feline fans, the Cat Café Train will be operational for one day only!

Say Hello to the Hello Kitty Bullet Train!

This summer, Hello Kitty wants to welcome you onboard her very own high-speed train!

Getting Back on Track With Disaster Prevention

Following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the Tohoku region sustained a substantial amount of damage from the tsunami. However, in a tremendous effort to educate the locals and visitors on prevention, Sanriku Railway is running a recovery train.

Reserve Your Shinkansen Ticket on Your Phone

Overseas tourists can finally make shinkansen reservations thanks to a new English-language reservation app from JR Central and JR West.

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel Guide Book

With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit Japan. And the brand new Super Cheap Japan book is your ultimate budget travel guide to Japan!

Flat Bike Tire? Pump Up at a Police Station

If your bicycle tires are in need of some air, try stopping by a police station for assistance.

From Osaka to Wakkanai on the Seishun 18 Kippu

Your guide to taking a leisurely four-day trip to the top of Japan using scenic local trains.