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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.

Win a trip to Kamikochi worth S$4,700 (flights, accommodation, everything!)! Find out how here. Nagano may be famous for its winter activities like skiing at snow resorts, but the best season to visit Nagano...
Win a trip for two to Kamikochi worth S$4,700 (flights included!)! More details below. Pardon my flex, but I've been to Tokyo way too many times for my own good. Recently, my partner decided to...
Things can go very wrong when you're getting hot, wet, and naked. Cultural exposure comes in many forms: Trying local food. Learning foreign phrases. Getting naked in front of strangers. To understand a country’s culture, you gotta expose yourself —...
Experience the heart-pounding adrenaline rush at Universal Studios Japan, conquer the summit of Mount Fuji, satiate your inner child at DisneySea and taste the freshest omakase you'll ever have — all for under S$3.1k. Backpacking around Japan can be easily...
This national park less than two hours from Tokyo has been a famous, idyllic getaway for both tourists and locals alike. With these top 10 places to visit, complete your Tokyo itinerary with a stop by for a day, or...
Chase the autumn colours on Kyushu's scenic retro trains from Fukuoka to Kagoshima, where we ate at traditional roadside 'yatai' stalls, had unique sauna episodes under volcanic sand, and tried custard pudding made in... "hell". Japan may scream TOKYO but if...
Japan's Tochigi Prefecture has been touted strawberry kingdom, gyoza kingdom, and guess what, alpaca kingdom! Hold up, China, looks like Japan has its three kingdoms too.  City escapists like us always search for the furthest-flung place out in the boonies to...
The mountainous prefecture of Nagano and the Japanese Alps are Japan’s best-kept secrets. Whilst popular amongst locals, it remains fairly undiscovered amongst foreign tourists. Escape the city, see a different side of Japan and reconnect with nature!  3 hours North...
Adventure on a budget with this 7-day Japan itinerary that'll take you around the highlights of Tokyo and Fuji. Find out your fortune at Sensoji Temple, people-watch along Harajuku Street, catch a live sumo session, and even climb Mount Fuji —...
This comprehensive Mount Fuji Guide details everything you need to know about climbing Mount Fuji, from pre-hike essentials to post-hike sights around Fuji-san. Mount Fuji is iconic enough to be worth a visit the next time you're in Japan, whether...