How do I get student discount tickets for trains?

In places like theme parks and attractions, you can get student discounts by showing a school or university ID (even a foreign one works for most places). But how does this work for train tickets? I …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 years, 2 months ago | 0 comments


Why do Japan's expressways have long congestion lines every long weekend?

It seems a 20 km congestion is quite normal when a long weekend ends. Is there any reason that it cannot be avoided?

posted by  Tanuki | 4 years, 3 months ago | 1 comment


Explore Japan’s Setouchi Region in their new Travel-Themed Train www.spoon-tamago.com

La Malle de Bois is, in fact, the name of a new Japanese train that began traversing the rails of the Setouchi region this April. French for “wooden suitcase,” the travel-themed train connects Okayam…

posted by  RamenRyan | 4 years, 10 months ago | 0 comments


Self-Driving Cars: Japan Wants To Establish Global Standard For Autonomous Vehicle Technology, Safety, Infrastructure www.ibtimes.com

Japanese automakers are teaming up to develop parts, technologies and an infrastructure strategy for self-driving cars out of fear that U.S. and European carmakers are taking the lead in establishing…

posted by  Yubi | 4 years, 10 months ago | 0 comments

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