Last Train Timetable Changes to the Yamanote Line for Shinagawa Station

JR has recently announced last train timetable changes to the Yamanote Line, for services to Shinagawa station. The last train (終電 or shuuden) in Tokyo is always that make or break between having a...

Hakone Discount Passes on the Odakyu Line

Hakone is a small scenic getaway many Tokyoites and now tourists take for a weekend getaway. There are a bunch of Hakone discount passes on the Odakyu line providing savings for many customers. In...

Osaka Amazing Passes – Up to 48 hours of Kansai Entertainment

Osaka is the second largest city in Japan, but that doesn't mean it is lacking entertainment options. So, the Osaka Amazing Passes are one way you can enjoy up to 2 days worth of...

WWOOF Japan – Your Free Cultural and Organic Experience

I always see a lot of people asking about volunteering opportunities in Japan. In fact, WWOOF Japan provides many of those chances, especially in the agricultural industry. WWOOF is an acronym meaning World Wide...

New Starbucks Reserve – It’s Biggest Roastery in the World

The new Starbucks Reserve, roastery and store, is the biggest conceived by the brand so far. It is the largest outlet in the world carrying the Starbucks name, and it stands at a staggering...

Australia vs Japan: Daily Life Comparison

I thought it would be nice to discuss the differences between Australia vs Japan: daily life! Every year we are seeing a trend of more and more Australians visiting Japan. Australia being close to...

Working for a Gaba English Conversation School

This post comes from one of my friends who is a long time resident of Japan. He was initially working at a Gaba English Conversation School, before moving onto bigger and better things. Here...

Top 10 Things to Do in Namba

What are the Top 10 Things to do in Namba? Here is our guide on the central southern or ‘Minami’ district of Osaka. It is now home, to some of Japan's best food, unique...

New Express Route the ‘Mt Fuji Excursion’ from Shinjuku

Next month from the 16th of March a new express train service called the 'Mt Fuji Excursion' will start. It will begin as a direct service from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko stations. The train is...

Get a Free Pint with Your SIM Card

How about a free pint with your SIM Card, especially if you buy one of Mobal's SIM Cards for your trip. If you're into the Rugby World Cup, plus you love to drink, you're...