Category: Travel Tips｜Taiken Japan
Find tips and advice on traveling around Japan via train and bus, renting a car, free wi-fi and portable hotspots, and other general travel information such as accommodation and suggested itineraries.
Japan has many different ways to travel cross-country. When all has been said about the common methods–bullet train, airplane, and bus–what is it like driving by automobile? This experience made me see a different side of Japan from behind the wheel.
September 16, 2017
A lot of people flock to Tokyo or any of the other more well known touristy places when they plan a visit to Japan but there’s a city that a lot of tourists have yet to really explore but really should--and that is Kitakyushu City.
September 9, 2017
I was told almost anyone could do this trail, and it was beginner friendly. All I can say is that I must have a very different idea of beginner!
August 30, 2017
Once nicknamed Ryugujo or the Palace of the Dragon King of the Sea, Hotel Gajoen Tokyo is a lavish hotel complex in Meguro, Tokyo.
August 22, 2017
These tips are gleaned from many city trips where I made mistakes and suffered from it, or where I really listened to good advice about travelling and had a fantastic time.
August 19, 2017
Choosing the right rental company and vehicle is a tricky business, especially for foreign visitors. In Japan, as well as renting from individual companies directly, you can utilise comparison websites, allowing you to check multiple deals all at once! A great example of such a service is Tabirai Japan Car Rental.
April 29, 2016
Navigating around a city or region you have never been to can be quite tricky and knowing about the special discounted passes used for the public transport is one of the first steps to learning how to get around. Within Kansai there are numerous options for bus, train and subway lines that will help moving around a lot easier and significantly cheaper.
April 8, 2016
The Tokyo Yakatabune Association is promoting a new spin on the traditional ride. Not only will you be able to enjoy a luxurious yakatabune ride, you’ll be doing it dressed as a ninja, playing with ninja weapons, and partaking in ninja games.
April 5, 2016
Toilets that sing to you, talking robots and gorgeous historical sites are just a few of the things, that make Japan a special country that is unforgettable to visit.
March 26, 2016
Living in another country can be lonely sometimes, especially if you miss family and friends. How cool is it, when your family wants to come and visit you?
November 30, 2015