The Seishun 18 Kippu (3/3)

→ The Seishun 18 Kippu (2/3) How to find timetables and connections As we have seen, organizing a trip using the Seishun 18 kippu requires a certain amount of preparations as well as a basic knowledge of how the Japanese rail transport works. We suggest reading first of all the …

The Seishun 18 Kippu (2/3)

→ The Seishun 18 Kippu (1/3) How it works   The Seishun 18 Kippu is a block of 5 undivisible 2370 Yen tickets, which sets the Seishun’s price to 11,850 Yen. As you can see from the picture, on the ticket there are five different squares marked “time” (回) or …

The Seishun 18 Kippu (1/3)

In this article, Instead of talking a particular touristic attraction, we’ll show you a convenient and cheap way to get around in Japan. Tourists who visit Japan have the chance to use the fantastic Japan Rail Pass. However, people with a different visa cannot have access to this. Not all …

Kamikōchi 上高地

A plateau that makes you feel at peace, surrunded by clean air, where you can get around while touching nature: this time we are going to talk about a place where to spend a relaxing week-end: here is Nagano prefecture’s Kamikōchi. What’s special about Kamikochi? Kamikōchi is a mountainous area …

Oirase – 奥入瀬

In the following article we’ll be heading to Aomori Prefecture, looking for breathing some pure air in Oirase. What’s special about Oirase? Oirase is a small river streaming from the banks of Lake Towada in Aomori Prefecture. This river follows the Oirase Valley by creating countless small waterfalls and painting-like beautiful …

Dazaifu – 太宰府

Today’s article is about a typical Kyūshū town, Dazaifu! Due to its close position to Fukuoka city, Dazaifu is a charming and easy-to-reach place. What’s special about Dazaifu? Dazaifu is located in the very heart of Fukuoka prefecture, 16 km South from Fuokuoka city. This town is rich of temples, …