• April 27, 2022

    San’yo Shinkansen Timetable

    The San’yo Shinkansen line runs from Shin-Osaka Station to Hakata Station in Fukuoka and includes stops at Kobe, Himeji, Okayama, Hiroshima and multiple other stations. On this page you will find...
  • April 13, 2022

    15 Things to Do Around Hiroshima & Where to Stay

    Hiroshima occupies a hugely important place in modern history while also being one of Japan’s most liveable cities and access point to the always popular island of Miyajima and expansive region o...
  • April 12, 2022

    15 Things to Do Around Kobe & Where to Stay

    The port city of Kobe lies within easy reach of Osaka and offers visitors an enticing mix of new and old, with the it’s Nankinmachi ‘Chinatown’ district and famous ‘Kobe Beef’ offering some very ...
  • April 11, 2022

    30 Things to Do Around Shikoku & Where to Stay

    From hopping between the art islands of Setouchi to getting lost in river valleys of Iya and exploring the Pacific Coast, Shikoku is one of Japan's most rewarding yet least visited regions. It's ...
  • April 10, 2022

    7 Things to Do Around Himeji & Where to Stay

    Most famous for its beautiful castle, Himeji is a small city that also boasts one of Japan’s most impressive Buddhist temple complexes. On this page you will find the following information:...
  • April 9, 2022

    Best Places to Stay in Shikoku

    Separated from Japan’s main island of Honshu by the Seto Inland Sea, Shikoku offers some of Japan’s best travel experiences and lots of good accommodation in its cities, along the coast and dotte...
  • April 8, 2022

    How to Get to Hiroshima

    A stop on the San’yo Shinkansen line, Hiroshima Station is easy and convenient to reach with local train, tram and bus services running from the station to the most popular destinations in the ci...
  • April 7, 2022

    How to Get to Kobe

    As a stop on the San’yo Shinkansen line along with local and regional lines, Kobe can be accessed via multiple stations and a range of services. On this page you will find the following informati...
  • April 6, 2022

    Getting To & Around Shikoku

    For most international visitors, especially those holding a Japan Rail (JR) Pass, Shikoku is most easily accessed by train with the option of also traveling by ferry, air, express bus or driving ...