All About Japan

Save up to 85% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 85 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights!

Run Away from Ghosts in a Pac-Man Rickshaw

Why settle for an ordinary rickshaw when you can glide through Asakusa in one shaped like legendary video game character Pac-Man?

How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine

Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!

The Coexistence of Old & New

One unique aspect of Japan is to respect traditional culture and let it grow alongside new customs in today’s society. And Kamakura is a great place to see both.

Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour

Dolphin shows and island tours await!

Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train

There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!

Savings Galore & a Bit of a Snore

Looking to travel from Tokyo to Osaka on the cheap? Overnight buses are clean, well equipped, and just plain comfortable.

Budgeting for a Weekend Away from Tokyo

Tokyo’s great, but it’s nice to get away from time to time. Fortunately, from the capital, the short-trip traveler has access to some great weekend-away spots. We've selected some of the classics, and assess their travel budgets.

Hakone Free Pass

If you're into hot springs, we've got details on the hottest discount ticket to Hakone!

16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu

Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!

8 Amazing Days on a JR Kyushu Rail Pass

Discover the beauty of four Kyushu prefectures by rail! Wander castle towns, stroll through samurai residences and visit historic shrines tied to the founding of Japan, all surrounded by delicious local cuisine!

All in a Day's Pass!

Train convenience may be the best thing you could enjoy in Japan, but unplanned itineraries could be costly due to frequent use of the trains. But with careful planning, all you need is a one-time purchase ticket for the entire day.

11 Record-Setting Sites in Japan

Venture out and discover these 11 spots that break records in Japan, from the tallest building to the deepest lake. Or how about the city that eats the most ice cream?!

7 Great Train Passes to Save Money on Transit

There are a number of passes you can buy to get unlimited transit in popular tourist areas. Here are seven great picks, with a focus on the Tokyo and Kyoto areas!

Top 4 Things to Do around Mikawa-Anjo Station

Yearning to try the Shinkansen, but don't know where to go? One of the cheapest Shinkansen routes takes you to Mikawa-Anjo—but what can you do once you arrive? We've got four great itinerary ideas!

6 Geothermal Days in the 'Land of Fire'

Spend a day hugging the edge of one of the world's largest calderas, meander through eight boiling 'hells,' let yourself get buried in steaming hot sand, and even visit Hello Kitty—there's an incredible array of things to be done in Kyushu!

Save More with a Willer Bus Pass

One of the cheapest ways to travel across Japan to places like Kyoto, Tokyo or Osaka, Willer Express has a great network of budget buses, including overnight buses. Take a look at their options before booking an expensive bullet train or flight.

Driving in Japan

As in many countries, city traffic in Japan may be congested and not much fun. But once you get into the countryside and the mountains, driving in Japan can be a real pleasure.

3 Reasons Japan is Great for Accessible Travel

Japan holds a great secret: it is very kind to those with mobility issues. In fact, it can be surprisingly accessible to seniors and those with disabilities. Find out how!

Arrive at Your Destination in Style

The ridiculously luxurious Kyoto-West Japan sleeper train includes bathtubs, skylights, and separate restaurant and bar.

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