Nagoya: the museum in front is a Toyota

I picked up my JR Pass from the collection point at Narita airport and headed into Tokyo where I planned to stay one night before heading south to Kyoto. After 8 hours sleep in a room no bigger than a rabbit hutch, I uncoiled myself, stretched back to full height and set out for Tokyo…

Japan Rail Pass

Just a short post to be helpful to those planning a visit: That Japan has one of the most efficient and advanced rail systems in the world is no secret. That Japan Rail offers ridiculously good value rail passes that can only be bought by foreign passport-holders outside of Japan is less well-known. The scheme, setup…