JR Pass vs JR Regional Passes: Which should I choose?

Embarking on a journey through Japan? One of the most crucial decisions for any traveler is selecting the right discount travel pass, whether the national JR Pass or JR Regional Passes.

Whether you’re planning to traverse the entire country or explore specific regions in depth, understanding the nuances of these passes is key to a seamless and enjoyable experience.

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Torii Gates: Origins and Must-Visit Locations

Torii gates are an instantly recognizable symbol of Japan. They’re the traditional Japanese gates most commonly found at the entrance to Shinto shrines and mark the transition from the everyday to the sacred.

With an estimated 90,000 Shinto shrines in Japan, each with at least one Torii gate, these gates have become synonymous with Japan’s cultural and spiritual landscape. They’re a must-see for visitors to the country.

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teamLab Borderless digital art museum reopening in Tokyo

Opened in 2018 in Tokyo’s Odaiba district, teamLab Borderless is not just a museum but an all-encompassing experience. Powered by lights, sounds, and projections, it gifts visitors with fully digital immersive explorations of art and technology.

Notably, this captivating destination co-operated by the Mori Building holds the Guinness World Record as the world’s most visited digital art museum.

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