Amnet Logo
06/04/2024 - Posted
Embarking on the journey to climb Mt. Fuji is an adventure that promises breathtaking vistas and a profound sense of accomplishment. Here's everything you need to know, from its towering height to the anticipated challenges, ensuring you're well-prepared for this iconic climb.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
As the warmth of summer gradually recedes, Japan ushers in an enchanting autumn, casting the landscapes in a tapestry of vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows. The much-anticipated season of fall foliage is a prime time for both locals and travelers to immerse themselves in the country's stunning natural beauty.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Japan, a splendid fusion of ancient traditions and cutting-edge modernity, offers a plethora of experiences that cater to travelers of all ages. Whether you’re exploring with young kids or teenagers, Japan’s blend of culture, nature, and technology makes it a perfect family-friendly destination. Here’s your ultimate guide to making the most of your family journey to Japan.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Are you traveling to Japan? Read this article to learn about types of toilets in Japan (sitting - Western Style, squatting - Japanese Style, and Washlet - Japanese Hi-tech bidet toilet), how to use a TOTO washlet, and about its user-friendly features such as seat warmer, bidet, and Otohime.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Our staff's travel blog. This time, our staff shares her travel experience from Tokyo to Shin Aomori, using the Tohoku Shinkansen line, the longest bullet train line in Japan, 674 km (419 miles) long in total. In this article, you will learn basic information about bullet train and ticket classes, where to buy shinkansen tickets, etc.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Are you traveling to Japan and flying into Narita Airport(NRT)? This article will cover Things to consider when flying into Narita Airport, Transportation options from Narita Airport to Downtown Tokyo such as Narita Express, Keisei Electric Railway, Airport Limousine, and our travel assistance services available at Amnet such as Car Service and Meet & Greet service.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Are you looking for ways to kill time around Narita Airport? There is a place we recommend for a visit when you have a long layover at Narita Airport. It is easy to access: only 2 stations away on the JR or Keisei line from Narita Airport (Terminal 1) and from there, it's within walking distance. In this article, we will show you around the Shinshoji Temple and the history behind some of the Buddhism structures you will find at Shinshoji-temple, also known to locals as Naritasan.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Bullet trains are a great time-efficient transportation option while traveling long-distance in Japan. In this article. This article will look into the types of bullet train seatings - Ordinary Vs. Green, rules about booking bullet train seats with JR Pass, and JR Pass, a special flat-rate pass which grants train access to almost anywhere in Japan, only available to international visitors.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Bullet trains are a great time-efficient transportation option while traveling long-distance in Japan. In the last article, we learned about seating options - Ordinary Vs. Green. This article will look into the types of tickets, Reserved Vs. Non-reserved, list of holidays/dates to be noted when planning your trip with bullet trains, and about JR pass and its perks.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Are you traveling to Japan and want to know how to get around Japan by train? This article will introduce and explain different train types to help you maneuver better in Japan using Japan Railroad systems. Local/Semi-Express/Rapid/Express/Rapid Express/Semi-Special Express/Special Rapid/Limited/Special Express/Bullet Train/Super Express/Shinkansen
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Like people 'When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do', we do like Japanese people do when in Japan! In this article, we will learn about the rules and manners you need to know before taking a train in Japan. Read more to learn about smoking and phone usage restrictions on trains, as well as other etiquettes and useful information to know such as about Women Only Cart and Priority Seats.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Hi there! Our client, John shared his experience with JR Pass last November. John loves theme parks and video games. The purpose of this 7 days Japan trip was to visit Japanese theme parks and meet friends in Japan. Since hotels were more economical for long-term stays, he booked a hotel in Tokyo for 7 days. Also, he purchased an ordinary 7 days JR Pass.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
What are you going to pack? The below list is a suggestion of what you should bring to Mt. Fuji. Get some idea for perfect preparation!
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
The Japanese cherry blossom tree is one of the country’s most iconic symbols. Seeing the cherry blossom in bloom, “Hanami” is a traditional Japanese celebration of this beautiful sight.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Which airport should I use when visiting Tokyo? This article will answer the common questions about airports in the Tokyo area, Japan. Let's dive into learning about the differences between Haneda airport, Tokyo district, and Narita airport, Chiba prefecture.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Want to take bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka/Kyoto area but not sure which line to take? Read more to learn about bullet trains in Japan.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
News
As of October 1, 2023, Japan Rail Pass is scheduled to undergo a dramatic price increase, projected at approximately 70%, thus making the pass significantly less cost-effective than its current standing. On July 26, more details about the changes to the pass were released.
Read moreArrow right
06/04/2024 - Posted
Nothing is more exciting than seeing the first signs of spring after a long cold winter. Springtime in Japan is a tableau of dreamlike scenes. The blossoms of Japan's iconic sakura (cherry blossoms) light up with their delicate pink glow, attracting tourists and locals alike. The Japan Meteorological Corporation (JMC) on February 29 released its 6th cherry blossom forecast for 2024. This forecast is based on the "Someiyoshino," which is considered the representative variety of sakura.
Read moreArrow right
05/10/2024 - Posted
Discover Japan's spring beauty! Our 30+ years of experience enrich this free webinar, perfect for new travelers. Learn about cherry blossoms, Tokyo, and Kyoto. Join our Japan Discovery Tours and an engaging Q&A. Plan your dream Japanese journey with us!
Read moreArrow right
05/10/2024 - Posted
Japan, a nation where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with futuristic innovation, offers a unique travel experience. Known for its rich cultural heritage, technological advancements, and natural beauty, Japan appeals to a wide range of interests and tastes.
Read moreArrow right
05/10/2024 - Posted
A good night's rest can help you explore more tomorrow. Your accommodations are more than just a place to sleep. How will you want to remember your trip? Japan has a range of accommodations.
Read moreArrow right
05/10/2024 - Posted
If you are traveling by Shinkansen (bullet train), you may not know how to read the tickets and wonder why there are two tickets. This article will help solve your problem in 3min! Read more articles for more travel information & tips.
Read moreArrow right