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Questioned 10 days ago

Advice for buying rail passes (JR pass and resort shirakami)

We're going for a week-long trip thru Tohoku this summer and need to purchase rail passes. I've found the JR websites very confusing and need help!We haven't nailed down exactly where we'll go in Tohoku yet, but we're especially interested in taking the Resort Shirakami that runs Aomoiri to/from ...

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Questioned 20 days ago

Is it compulsory to participate in a minimum of 2? I am a solo traveller and Monday 1st April would be my last day here, it would be lovely to spend with locals but I don’t know anyone else to take with me :) can you let me know please?

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Questioned about 1 month ago

Should I bring a leather jacket for the end of March / early April in Tokyo and Osaka / Kyoto or will some thin jumpers do? I'm not sure how cold evenings feel!

I'm from Scotland and it's pretty cold here so I can deal with cold nights wearing not much :P

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Questioned about 1 month ago

The Yayoi Kusama museum is closed when I am in Tokyo, is there anywhere else I can see her work? My itinerary is Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Hiroshima. Thanks.

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Questioned about 1 month ago

Do you need to book for cherry blossom viewing at Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto in April? If so, how? Can’t see how to book online and I’ve asked in the Facebook page but not had a response. Thanks, Alix

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Questioned 2 months ago

How to get from place to place in Japan / Tokyo

Hi. I am traveling to Japan/Tokyo with my daughter in April for the first ever time. We have ideas to visit as much as we can in 7 days. Does anyone have any tips for airport to hotel transfer and best train travel tickets to purchase for the duration of our stay and any handy tips for getting ab...

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