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Hakone Torii Gate - JR Pass Japan Budget Guide (Tokyo to Osaka)

An ever-popular destination no matter the season, the Land of the Rising Sun is nothing short of good food, amazing cleanliness, and a myriad of distinctive sub-cultures. A multi-faceted country once you start exploring deeper, there’s always something new to discover in Japan, where traditional and modern elements combine to form something special.

No trip to Japan is complete without a relaxing dip in an onsen or hot spring, and one of the best places in the country that’s been overlooked is Beppu city, located in the Oita Prefecture.
There’s more to Japan than just Tokyo. Here’s what you can do on the oft-forgotten island of Shikoku!I’ve been to Japan three times in my entire life and like any other tourist, Tokyo...
One can say Okinawa is more similar to Taiwan than Japan, after all, the distance between Okinawa and Tokyo is 1,554km but only half the distance to Taiwan (731km).Japan as a travel destination...
See majestic humpback whales, enjoy a scenic flight over volcanoes and hike along beaches at low tide — all in Japan's national parks!To say that we love Japan would be a serious understatement....
A spirited away bathhouse, an island with over 100 cats and oranges worth a million yen?!Photo credit: Visit Ehime JapanTokyo's Shibuya crossing and...
Visit space, swim through a museum, and power up like Mario with this epic travel bucket list! 🤩 — building our list of things to check off in 2021 and beyond!2020 has...
If these virtual tours don't quench your thirst for adventure, look out for a chance to win a 2D1N staycation worth S$1,000 at the end!Yes, I get it. We're all itching to travel.
These onsen resorts in Japan provide the full package beyond just soaking in hot springs and sleeping in traditional ryokans.I've been to Japan over 10 times now, and what keeps me going back...
Staying in Tokyo capsule hotels doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice comfort and style! Here are 11 inexpensive accommodations in Tokyo you can slide into for a cosy night’s rest.I'm a firm...
Co-written by: Michelle Neo & Edelyn ChuaFrom giant sea clams to goat sashimi, here are the wildest, wackiest and most wondrous food you can find in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost prefecture.
Large crowds are expected during the hanami season, Golden Week, and Tokyo Summer Olympics this year, so here are tips to make your peak season Japan trip more survivable.I love Japan...
The perfect guide for first-timers to the South Tohoku region in Japan — discover traditional local culture, rejuvenating onsens, and some of the finest sake you’ll ever taste!A 1.5-hour train ride from Tokyo,...
Why skimp on Mount Fuji views when you're all the way in Kawaguchiko? These seven unique hotels in Japan boast beautiful daytime views of the iconic mountain.Japan is...
Enjoy world-class sake, fresh seafood, gold mining and beautiful landscapes in this Japan itinerary, covering the lesser-explored Niigata Prefecture and Sado Island!Photo credit: True Sado
On this 2D1N Matsumoto Japan Itinerary, escape the city for unique, relaxing experiences in the Japanese Alps.Tokyo is one of our favourite holiday destinations, and for good reason — Japan's capital is...
Skip the usual Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. This Japan itinerary is for the seasoned Japan traveller! Explore a lesser-known side of Japan with flights on Singapore Airlines starting from S$468!
These exciting day trips from Nagoya are full of must-go adventures!Meoto Iwa (Wedded rocks) in the south of Nagoya. Photo credit: Mie Prefectural Government
Not sure where to go in Japan besides Tokyo? Visit these five prefectures instead, from Gunma's award-winning onsens to Nikko's grand shrines.If you’ve been to Japan, you’ve probably been to Kanto — because...
There are more things to do in Chiba than just Tokyo Disneyland. Experience a peaceful and relaxing getaway with this Chiba itinerary, chock-full of food and cultural experiences.Japan has too much to...
Okinawa = Japan + beaches = paradise. 🌴 But rest assured, beaches aren't the only heavenly thing in this Okinawa itinerary.For someone who's not a beach person, I...