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Japan’s JR Pass. All You Need To Know Before & During Your Trip!

April 25, 2019
JR Pass for Japan

When planning a trip to Japan, one thing you’ll come across a lot is the JR Pass, aka the Japan Rail Pass. This is a pass that you buy in advance (more on that below) for a set price and it covers all your train travel though Japan including those fancy Shinkansen / Bullet Trains you’ve probably seen. ‘Is the JR Pass worth it?’ is…

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16 Money Saving Tips For Visiting & Travelling Around Japan!

April 23, 2019

Japan is more expensive Country to visit but I really don’t think that you should let the cost of visiting Japan put you off if you really want to visit. After Backpacking Japan for 2.5 weeks I’d say that Japan is on par in terms of cost as Western Europe including the UK and like anywhere in the world you can make savings in Japan if…

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Free Activities & Day Trips To Do in Japan’s Most Popular Cities!

April 21, 2019

Japan is known for being an expensive Country (and it is pretty pricey) so the best thing that Backpackers to Japan or people visiting Japan on a Budget can do to keep costs down is watch what spending costs in Japan are going on attractions which are either are not worth the money, or where alternative cheaper activities can be done, or even better, free…

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Pro’s & Con’s of Visiting Japan in Cherry Blossom Season!

April 19, 2019
cherry blossom himeji Castle Japan

Would you believe me if I told you that I actually hadn’t planned to visit Japan during Cherry Blossom Season? My trip just fell in those exact few weeks where Japan Blooms Pink and I ended up seeing Cherry Blossoms everywhere I went in my 2.5 week trip around Japan? I know that makes me very very lucky and although ‘going to Japan during Cherry…

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Best Things To Do In and Near Takayama, Japan!

April 17, 2019
things to do in Takataka Sanmachi Street Takayama

Takayama is a Castle Town up in the Mountains in the Hida region a few hours by train from Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo and Nagoya. After spending 1.5 weeks in Japan in the very touristy and popular places to visit in Japan, before going to Tokyo I really wanted to visit somewhere in Japan that was not on everyone’s usual Japan Itinerary. I came across Takayama…

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Taking a Day Trip to Kyoto from Osaka, My One Day Itinerary!

April 15, 2019

Staying in Kyoto for a few nights was on my original Japan Itinerary however because I looked into accommodation late and was visiting Japan during Cherry Blossom Season which is the peak of tourism in Japan, once I had filtered out hostels in Kyoto in my budget range, only one option came up! I debated whether to make it work but in the end I…

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My Name's Ellie Quinn.

I'm a complete travel addict and have been since I took my first backpacking trip in 2010.

Since then I've visited 50+ Countries on various trips! I created this blog to share my travel tips to help you travel better!

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