Getting Around

Getting Around

Getting around Japan is fortunately pretty easy, there are 127 million people living on this small island nation and to avoid them all buying cars to get around, Japan’s government has put in one of the best public transport systems in the world.

The Shinkansen bullet train for example is faster to get from one city to another than a plane, its also cheaper and many of them leave every 15 minutes and on time.

Getting Around

Tokyo Bus

Buses

Catching a city bus in Japan can be confusing for any non Japanese speaking person. As the bus system is mainly used by locals, all of the…


Japanese Suburban Train

Local Trains and Subway

One of the best ways for any tourist to get around Japanese cities is by train. The local trains are fast, efficient and always on…


Shinkansen Bullet Train

Japan is well known for the world’s most efficient and convenient rail service. The Shinkansen or Bullet Train is the jewel in Japan’s rail crown….


JR Train

Japan Rail Pass

The Japan Rail Pass is a popular purchase for many visitors planning to travel around Japan and can save quite a few dollars, but the…


Japanese Taxi

Taxi’s

In all centres of Japan, especially around major railways, there is no shortage of taxis when you need one. The taxi is usually a Toyota…


Getting Around

Getting Around

Getting around Japan is fortunately pretty easy, there are 127 million people living on this small island nation and to avoid them all buying cars…


Only in Japan

Male Toilet Sign

There are often plenty of signs to help you pick the right toilet.