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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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Zip-line across valleys, walk through feudal-era gardens, roast fish over straw and stomp out udon noodles — here's our introduction to Japan's Shikoku Island.There are many reasons why Singaporeans like to visit Tokyo and Osaka. It's easy to get...
One of Shikoku Island's four prefectures hosts some of the best outdoor experiences you can get in Japan. Here are 13 things to do in Kochi for a splashing good time!If you're curious about this elusive Japanese city in Shikoku...
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...
Promo: Get 5% off your accommodations in Hokkaido using <TTI5> under coupon code!Planning a trip to Hokkaido? Take on these 11 tips to make sure you're getting the most out of your budget!You might be familiar with the usual budget tips in...
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....
Promo: Get 5% off your accommodations in Hokkaido using <TTI5> under coupon code!For travellers entering Japan's capital, Narita is synonymous with Tokyo airport. But the laid-back city is more than just a transit hub. Its scenic parks, colourful temples and multiple sake breweries...
As a foodie, hunting down the best food in town has always been my top priority when travelling. When it comes to eating in Japan, the options are truly endless; from sushi to soba, we definitely were able to...
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...
Japan is one of the most technically advanced, yet culturally rooted countries. Each city has its own personality that shows through their unique offerings waiting to be uncovered. We visited Saitama and Gunma and found gems that make for...
Tokyo city is amazing. It's “hontoni-oishi” (no-lie super delish) food, the nightlife and its quirky experience are aplenty. But come winter, what got me really excited this time was how accessible we were to these affordable winter activities — all less...
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!
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...
The perfect first-timer's itinerary to Japan.Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka Nara may be deemed touristy but there's a good reason why they're so popular.Tokyo is an incredible mish-mash of weird and...