Category: Japan By Rail

  • 3 Unforgettable Inland Train Journeys Of Western Japan

    3 Unforgettable Inland Train Journeys Of Western Japan

    While Japan is undoubtedly a coastal country, with most of its major cities located seaside, there is also a lot to be seen inland. In the Chuugoku region there are several nice trips you can take that will be very attractive to those who enjoy riding trains and want to see a little more of […]

  • SL Yamaguchi Steam Train

    SL Yamaguchi Steam Train

    Just half an hour from Hiroshima by bullet train lies Shin-Yamaguchi Station. And it is from this station that you can take the famed Steam Locomotive, an artifact from the past, and have a delightful stay in the center of Yamaguchi prefecture. The SL takes two hours to run from Shin-Yamaguchi up to Tsuwano. Tsuwano […]

  • Why You Should Visit The Beautiful San’in Coast

    Why You Should Visit The Beautiful San’in Coast

    While the Eastern seaboard of Japan contains virtually all of the country’s famous cities, the Western seaboard, or San’in coast, is the more naturally beautiful. In western Japan especially, the San’in is renowned for having the best scenery, spas, camping/swimming/surfing areas, eco-tourism, and so on. Furthermore, the people there have that small-town hospitality that you […]