How to Skip the Queue with a Universal Studios Japan Express Pass [2022 & 2023]

How to Skip the Queue with a Universal Studios Japan Express Pass

Universal Studios Japan doesn’t have a free line-skipping system such as the Fast Pass at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea. Instead, USJ has various Express Passes which need to be purchased in addition to a standard Studio Pass. An Express Pass is a fantastic queue-jumping tool. With an Express Pass in your hand, you will spend … Read more

Rent the Best Pocket Wifi in Japan for Visitors [2022 & 2023]

Pocket Wifi Rental Japan

The aim of this article is to help you find the best Japan wifi rental for your visit to Japan. Many people consider internet access practically essential, particularly when travelling. It’s possible to travel without it but the internet makes travel so much easier. You can use it for so many things like searching Google … Read more

Our Ginormous Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Japan [2022 & 2023]

Our Ginormous Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Japan

If you are visiting Universal Studios Japan Harry Potter fans of all types (die-hard or casual) must visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In fact, even if you are interested in nothing else at USJ Harry Potter is reason enough to visit Universal Studios Japan. Hogsmeade Village and Hogwarts Castle have been faithfully recreated … Read more

How to Buy Sumo Wrestling Tickets for Tourists [2022 & 2023]

How to Buy Sumo Wrestling Tickets

When we were planning our recent trip to Japan we decided early that we were keen to see a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo during our visit as a different way to experience the Japanese culture – and it certainly was a great experience which I would definitely recommend to other visitors to Japan! You … Read more

A Touch of Class at Hoshino Resorts Kai Matsumoto Ryokan

Hoshino Resorts KAI Matsumoto

One of the times I am most relaxed and at peace is when I am in the pristine beauty of Alpine country. Prior to arriving at Kai Matsumoto, we had started off our day in Takayama before driving to Shinhotaka Ropeway. The ropeway climbs over 1000 metres up the Hotake Mountain Range to Nishihotakaguchi Station … Read more

Heading to Japan? Want to Buy the Cheapest Japan Rail JR Pass? Read This. [2022 & 2023]

Japan Rail Pass

When you start planning your trip to Japan a key question for most travellers is whether you need to buy a Japan Rail JR Pass and what is the cheapest option.  If you search in Google for Japan Rail Passes you are immediately inundated with many websites advertising themselves as the best place to buy … Read more