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Top Cherry Blossom Tree Sightings in Kyushu


Have you always wanted to see cherry blossom trees at their peak blossom period in real life? Planning a trip to Japan in the future? Well, we’re here to help you out!  We found a couple of amazing places on the island of Kyushu that you can… more>

Mar 21st
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Japan,Tips


Visit Japan with new rail passes by region

Choose between the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) or the JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area).

Depending on the area of East Japan you want to travel in, you can now choose the pass that… more>

Apr 21st
Posted by Angela in Japan

5 best spots for cherry blossom sightings in Japan

Between the months of March and May, Japan turns into a wonderland of pretty pink flowers. The cherry blossom season peaks from about mid-March to late April, so we invite you to explore these top spots and many more, with your Japan Rail Pass.

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Mar 7th
Posted by Ruben in Japan

10 Iconic sights in Japan

Japan is a splendid blend of traditions and modern culture with several sites reminding you of the country’s unique character. We’ve compiled a list of 10 iconic sights in Japan you shouldn’t miss. Travel with a Japan Rail Pass  and discover these places for yourself while enjoying… more>

Oct 24th
Posted by Ruben in Japan

Introducing the new JR East Flexi Pass

A five days flexible pass to discover East Japan by train

You can now get your hands on the new JR East Flexi Pass, valid for any 5 days of rail travel within a period of 14 days. Released on July… more>

Jul 3rd
Posted by Ruben in Japan

Tokyo to Kyoto by train

Japan has a distinctive charm with a truly inspiring culture. Attracted to the adventure and equipped with a Japan Rail Pass, ACP Rail’s Frederic Salort visited two cities in the Land of the Rising Sun and shares his experience.

As a kid,… more>

Mar 28th
Posted by Ruben in Japan

JR East Pass Special Offer

On sale for a limited time from March 1st to June 14th, 2013

From historic shrines to Mt. Fuji, the Eastern region of Japan has no shortage of iconic sights. With various upcoming spring festivals in Tokyo and the Cherry Blossom season throughout the… more>

Feb 27th
Posted by Ruben in Japan

Six cities in Kyushu

A look at Japan’s southernmost island

Planning a trip to Kyushu? Japan’s third island in size includes eight prefectures and many cities waiting to be discovered. You can explore the island at your leisure with a Kyushu Rail Pass. Here are… more>

Feb 1st
Posted by Ruben in Japan

JR East Pass Special

Enjoy great savings!

With the JR East Pass Special get a 3 day Flexi Pass to be used within 10 days.

This is a limited time offer on sale from March 1 to June 14, 2012.

With a JR East Pass access all 72 railway… more>

Feb 29th
Posted by Angela in Japan

5 tips to remember when planning your Japan Rail Pass adventure

By Andy Jarosz

With bullet trains covering huge distances in a short time it’s tempting to assume that anywhere in Japan can be reached within a few hours. Yet almost 3000km separate the southern tip of Kyushu from the northernmost point in Hokkaido and an itinerary that… more>

Feb 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,Japan
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