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Kumano and Koyasan Access Bus

Sydney May 2, 2017 - Koyasan and Kumano are two notable sacred sites in the Kansai region (Wakayama Prefecture), and are getting more and more popular among international tourists. Koyasan is the eternal sacred site of Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism with more than 1,200 years…...

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Tourist friendly taxi in Kyoto

Sydney March 17, 2017 - Kyoto started a new tourist friendly taxi service, Foreign Friendly TAXI. It is the first of its kind in Japan and features: Drivers that have completed a foreign language seminar and customer service training Taxis that readily accept credit cards and IC cards…...

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Online JR Hokkaido train reservations

Sydney February 3, 2017 - JR Hokkaido train reservations will now be available online via the JR-East Train Reservation website as of 1 February 2017. Travellers can now make advanced seat reservations for JR Hokkaido area Shinkansen (bullet-train), Limited Express and Rapid Airport trains. Advance…...

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Haneda Airport to Hakuba Direct Bus

Sydney December 2, 2016 - A new direct bus to Hakuba from Haneda Airport starts this winter, from 17 Dec 2016 – 5 Mar 2017. Hakuba, one of the top favourite destinations for ski and snowboard fanatics from all over the world, is now within…...

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Tohoku Highway Bus Ticket

Sydney November 28, 2016 - This new ticket allows unlimited rides on designated highway buses throughout the six prefectures of Tohoku, the northeastern region of Japan. This is an economical way to explore all that the region has to offer, from breathtaking natural scenery such as…...

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JR West Hotels website relaunch

Sydney November 28, 2016 - The West Japan Railway (JR West) Hotels group operates hotels located within immediate access of the high-speed Shinkansen train stations of metropolitan destinations such as Kyoto, Okayama, Hiroshima, and many others. Conveniently near the stations of Osaka, Sannomiya, Wakayama and…...

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Online Reservations for Kintetsu Limited Express

Sydney November 25, 2016 - If you are planning a long distance trip using Kintetsu Railway, for example between Osaka and Nagoya or Osaka and Mie, it is very convenient to use the Kintetsu Limited Express! With the Limited Express train, both the Osaka-Nagoya and…...

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Expressway Bus from Takayama to Kawaguchiko

Sydney November 8, 2016 - For a limited time, Fujikyu-Yamanashi Bus will operate a daily expressway bus from Hida-Takayama/Hirayu Onsen to Kawaguchiko Sta./Mt Fuji Sta./Fujikyu Highland. The bus takes approximately 4.5 hours without transfers. Operation dates Tuesday, 1st November to Saturday, 31st December 2016 Prices 2,500…...

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Eastern Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus

Sydney August 8, 2016 - When travelling to eastern Hokkaido, choose the convenient “East Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus”. Two different tour routes are available; the north route (visiting Furano, Sounkyo and Utoro Onsen) and south route (visiting Obihiro, Tokachigawa Onsen, Lake Akan and Utoro Onsen). Both routes take…...

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Hakone Ropeway has resumed operations

Sydney August 3, 2016 - Odakyu Group’s Hakone Ropeway has resumed operations across its entire line from 26 July 2016. Owakudani Park has also reopened for visitors in some sections. Operating times 9:00am to 4:00pm A Hakone Ropeway Substitute Bus Service will be operating during the times below: July…...

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