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.
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
The English edition of Tsukishima Alley Walking Map is now available! The map introduces “old Tokyo”, or Tsukishima neighborhood where Japan’s traditional nagaya row house and roji alleys can be found.
August 11, 2015
Kyo-machiya no Yado, a company providing Machiya accommodations, opened a new Machiya-Inn called Zen in the Hiyashiyama district of Kyoto city.
June 20, 2015
“Tokyo Guide” is a travel guide app with features designed specifically for the new Apple Watch.
May 7, 2015
Japanese Kanji Study aims to be a simple yet powerful and modern Android app for learning all common-use Japanese kanji.
April 30, 2015