The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience

The Green Car: Japan’s Luxury Rail Experience

In Japan trains are paragons of efficiency and speed, transporting countless millions across plains, under the sea, through mountains and between islands every year. For…

The Mediterranean of the East: Japan’s Inland Sea

The Mediterranean of the East: Japan’s Inland Sea

Japan’s Inland Sea is on the cusp of discovery as a fascinating new travel destination. Home to hundreds of islands with their own distinct traditions…

Japan Railway Shinkansen Tourist Pass

Japan Railway Shinkansen Tourist Pass

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Tokaido Shinkansen (bullet train), the Central Japan Railway Company and West Japan Railway Company are launching their…

Okayama, Spiritual to the Sedate

During a recent visit to Japan, I was fortunate to explore several eclectic destinations around Okayama. Okayama is a Prefecture in southeast Japan that can…

Japan Trip 2011 Part 4 (May 31)

by MIWA and REY

The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.2

III. Iwakuni We spent eight days in Japan, flying into Osaka on China Airlines (for the long trans-Pacific flight, scrape up the $$$ for business-class…