Why you should visit Oita with your Japan Rail Pass

Oita Prefecture, situated in the northeast of Japan’s Kyushu island, beckons travelers with its ancient samurai towns, rejuvenating hot springs, and tranquil mountain temples. This diverse region promises a perfect blend of beauty and adventure, easily accessible from major airports in Tokyo (Haneda), Narita, Osaka, and Nagoya. Immerse yourself in the charm of quaint ryokan…

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What to do and see in Fukuoka

Fukuoka is Kyushu’s largest city and the most important commercial centre on the island. Fukuoka offers visitors a wide range of attractions, including temples, shrines, parks, shopping districts, and nightlife. The city is also home to a large number of festivals throughout the year. If you’re looking for things to do in Fukuoka, you won’t…

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The 9 Most Famous Landmarks to See in Japan

If you’re thinking about taking an interrail trip to Japan in the near future, you’re probably wondering which landmarks you should visit. And whilst there are hundreds of notable sights, there are particular famous landmarks that stand out from the crowd.  No matter what time of the year you’re visiting, the following 9 landmarks are…

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What is the best time of year to visit Japan?

Japan is an undeniably beautiful country. Visited by millions of tourists from around the world every year, Japan’s picturesque landscapes, bustling cities and delicious food make it a top vacation spot.  When looking to travel in Japan, one of the first considerations is the time of year you should visit. There are so many wonderful…

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