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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.

For those heading to Tokyo Disneyland, this is the only Tokyo Disney guide you will EVER need. Get tips to skipping queues and experiencing all your favourite rides and shows. Look out for the ideal Tokyo Disneysea Itinerary at the...
For those heading to Universal Studios Japan, this is the only USJ guide you will EVER need. From tips to maximise your time, insider hacks to getting the most out of your experience, to even getting cheaper USJ tickets. Update: Universal Cool Japan...
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 trains in Japan. Travelling...
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 flights and accommodation), we were back...
Every time I visit Japan, I feel the urge to bring a piece of it back with me. Most of the time, snacks make up the bulk of my souvenirs. The Tohoku region is know for it’s fresh produce —...
There are many ways to understand a new land and its people; my favourite of all, is through its literature. As we travelled through Tokyo, Hong Kong, Macau & Bangkok — each with massively different cultures and lifestyles, I studied the...
Traditionally a men-only accommodation for the local salary men who missed their last train home, capsule hotels in Japan are progressing into cosy and affordable accommodation options for both male and female foreign travellers. Despite only having space for a bed,...
Japan has the steepest population decline in the world, where a good 60% of unmarried women and 70% of unmarried men, are not in a relationship. In a country where love and affection can be bought (or facilitated) with host/hostess...
#FoodForThought: Not all things were created equal — my insatiable appetite, and my finite physical capacity for food. About 2 hours North of Tokyo, Yamagata prefecture’s mountainous region is the perfect backdrop to enjoy Japan’s nature and savour some of the...
Disneyland, DisneySea and Universal Studios may be popular theme park favourites in Japan. But if you're an adrenaline junkie looking to put your guts to test in some of the world's best roller coasters, Fuji Q Highland is where...