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3-Day Unlimited Pass for Tokyo & East Japan

Planning to be in Japan in late July? JR East is offering a cheap three-day pass covering Tokyo and northeastern Japan for a limited time!

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!

JR Explained

When talking about Japanese trains, surely Japan Railways (JR) comes to mind. But did you know that JR isn't one single company, but six?

Posh Japan Train Travels to Try Before You Die

If you think cross-country train rides only offer magnificent views, think again. Japan, teeming with glorious natural wonders, has made moving from one prefecture to another a luxurious experience you'll never forget!

The Biggest Highway Bus Terminal in Tokyo

The Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (SEBT) connects you to many of Japan's most popular destinations, making the expressway bus a great way to enjoy a side trip from Tokyo.

Take a Ride on the 'Tokyo Roller Coaster'

As part of the Toei Oedo Line's 25th anniversary campaign, the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation has released the slickly produced promotional video 'Tokyo Roller Coaster,' featuring a first-person view of the line's twists and turns.

Public Transportation from Haneda to Tokyo

Haneda Airport serves as a major hub for international travel to Japan, but there are so many options out there for getting around once you land. We've put together our list of the best options to get you to Tokyo Station.

Like a Luxury Hotel, but on Wheels!

Overnight buses are one of the cheaper options for traveling from Tokyo to Osaka, but this isn't your run-of-the-mill overnight bus!

Travel from Tokyo to Kyushu for Under US$25

For the price of a couple beers in a Tokyo bar, you can go all the way from the eastern capital to the southwestern island of Kyushu.

How to Rent a Car in Japan (in 4 Easy Steps)

With a car, your trip through Japan will become a marvelous adventure, allowing you to reach all corners of the country where train stations or bus stops don’t exist.

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?

Unique Transportation in Japan Worth a Try

Trains are not the only way to get around Japan! Have a new experience aboard one of these one-of-a-kind modes of transportation.

Never Get Lost in Shinjuku Station Again!

Stroll—or rather scroll—your way through two of the world's busiest stations.

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Neighbourhood Guide

Japan is known for its spectacular subway systems, a lot of which can be traced back to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. Famous for being the oldest subway line in Asia and its yellow-orange color, the Ginza Line stretches from Shibuya Station to Asakusa.

Take a Kanazawa Side-Trip for Just ¥390

For expert JR users, there's a way to take a round-trip between Osaka and Tokyo and add Kanazawa to your tour for just ¥390 (about US$3.46). Here's how.

All Aboard the 'Your Name' Bus!

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the location that inspired the hit anime film 'Your Name,' your bus has arrived!

Get the Best Seats on the Shinkansen

Japanese bullet trains, or Shinkansen, offer three types of seats for your traveling ease. Check this out for a helpful description of each as you plan your next train trip around Japan!

How to Get Around (& to) Tohoku

Ready to start your trip to Tohoku? Before grabbing your luggage and putting on your shoes, you'd better plan how to move around once you’re there. We’re here to help!

From Kansai to Hokkaido on Public Transport

While it's on the other end of the nation, there are still several easy ways of getting out to Hokkaido this year for those of you residing in the Kansai region.

Weird & Hilarious Ad Promotes Train Manners

Japan’s newest commercial about manners on trains may be quite difficult to get your head around.

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