How to Get to Universal Studios Japan from Osaka


People typically arrive into Osaka at either Shin-Osaka Station, Osaka Station, Namba Station, Nishikujo Station, Nipponbashi Station or Shinsaibashi Station. You can use the Hyperdia website or Google Maps to work out train schedule and route options from each of these stations.  You should expect to change trains 2-3 times before getting to Universal City … Read more

Japan Rail Pass Overview

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

Easiest Options to Get from Narita to Northern Tokyo, including Ueno, Asakusa and Akihabara

Narita Airport to Ueno Asakusa Akihabara

When you consider your options to get from Narita Airport NRT to Northern Tokyo, which includes Ueno, Akihabara and Asakusa, you can consider three main factors to decide the option which is best for your particular circumstances.  These three deciding airport transfer factors are whether you are looking for the easiest, cheapest or fastest option … Read more