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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.

Explore the Kansai region with the Kansai-Hiroshima JR Pass for less than S$900 with this 8-day Japan itinerary.After realising we were able to explore Osaka, Kyoto and Nara for under S$70 a day (including...
Disney Fans, this is the only Tokyo Disney guide you will need. Look out for the ideal Tokyo Disneysea itinerary at the end!Tokyo Disneyland/sea is without a doubt one of the best in the...
Promo: Get 5% off your accommodations in Hokkaido using <TTI5> under coupon code!Feast on Hokkaido's best cuisine in Sapporo, drive out of the city through breath-taking terrains, and taste some of Japan's freshest seafood on this 8...
Key highlights include winter must-sees like Zao Fox Village, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and the charming snow piled Gassho-styled roofs in Shirakawa-go. Find out how to maximise your JR Pass on a trip to Japan in winter!
Allow me to jump on the bandwagon of the highly raved animal cafes in Japan. I mean, they're just too cute not to write about. How can you not head to animal cafes in Osaka while you're there?
3 Days in Osaka without bursting your budgetJapan is one of those places that everyone who's visited raves about — the friendly and polite locals, the clean streets, a gastronomic heaven but... not so...
Japan's railway system is probably one of the most advanced in the world but also overwhelmingly complex and confusing if you're not local. Lucky for travellers, there's the JR Pass that gives access to unlimited rides on JR...
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...
Was it worth waking up early to watch the 415am tuna auction? After just 3 hours of sleep, we stumbled groggily out of the cab at 4am. No buses or trains were running at that time and light had only...
What's good in this Kyushu itinerary: Chasing autumn colours on Kyushu's scenic retro trains from Fukuoka to Kagoshima. Eating at traditional roadside yatai stalls. Unique sauna episodes under volcanic sand.Japan may scream TOKYO but...
3 Days and 2 Nights in KyotoStepping out of the train onto the platform at Kyoto Station, everything seemed pretty much the same as the rest of Japan; Yet, Kyoto is a...
If you grew up playing the the famous RPG games Final Fantasy and Monster Hunter, or watching the anime series Detective Conan and Sailor Moon you're in for a treat at the Universal Cool Japan 2018 event — Attractions only up till June...
Be it your first or twenty-seventh time travelling to Tokyo, food will always remain at the top of your agenda. We are all mad for some good Japanese cuisine, so visiting the capital of Japan is basically...
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...
Think winter in Japan and Hokkaido’s white powdery Sapporo ski slopes and Nagano’s onsen-soaking snow monkeys come to mind. But Japan’s natural winter wonders have another secret, and way less crowded, hideout in Yamagata! Best bit, it is only...
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...
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
Updated 18 Feb 2020: New details added on Nagoya and Mt. Fuji, and a new list of handpicked day tours that can enhance your hanami experience!For those planning to catch the Sakura...
Promo: Get 5% off your accommodations in Hokkaido using <TTI5> under coupon code!When visiting Hokkaido, most people begin their journey in Sapporo, a modern city with enough attractions to keep you occupied for a couple of days....
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...