Afiq Danial Sham
Afiq has read through maps of Japan so many times he can probably draw all 47 prefectures by heart. Probably.
Having visited all 47 prefectures of Japan, Carissa's next goal in life is to ride all the sightseeing trains in Japan and climb all its 100 famous peaks. Sounds like a dream? Check back in 50 years.
Julia loves animals, gardening, tea and of course, exploring Japan. She hopes to one day achieve her dream of travelling from Kyushu, all the way up to Hokkaido!
Nazrul has been travelling to Japan for more than 10 years. He also loves to lift very heavy stuff.
Sue's 5Cs are cats, cameras, cinemas, chocolate, and city pop. Ask her about how the JR TOKYO Wide Pass saved her life (and wallet).
Wyncy loves a good read and a bad pun – especially bilingual ones, for they make miso mochi-vated every morning.
Ananda is a 29-year-old Singaporean currently living in Hitachi, Ibaraki. Hardly a stranger to the land of the rising sun, he has travelled extensively around the entire country since 2012 and lived in Okinawa for two years. He especially loves exploring the Japanese countryside and has done so in a myriad of ways: by rail, scooter, and by hitchhiking.
Celia loves thrift shopping and anything weird. Ask her about any one of her passions and she probably won’t be able to stop talking.
Tokyo-based freelancer working across a variety of creative fields and industries. Outside of work, Erik enjoys exploring Tokyo's rich culinary scene and thriving arts communities.
Eugene Lee teaches at several universities and, while quite serious at his day job, he is secretly happy to follow the consume-until-you-drop philosophy of Osaka. Objects of his affection include delicious food, fine beverages and interesting banter.
Hui Min is an 8th-time Japan repeater coming close to covering all 47 prefectures. Despite not being able to drive, she will ride trains, cycle, and walk to discover the most remote backwaters. Currently based in one such area: Komatsu City, Ishikawa.
Based in Kyoto, where there's always something new to discover. I love collecting shrine/temple seals and sampling new menus.
Japan Airlines’ Cabin Attendants
We are a group of Singapore-based cabin attendants with Japan Airlines, and we would like to share our love for the Japanese culture and traveling to as many people as possible! We hope to see you onboard soon, omachishiteorimasu.
Jeremy is a first year Masters student at the University of Tokyo. He loves travelling across Japan to find new unexpected discoveries, and he loves the food he finds there even more. Hiking in picturesque locations, eating delicious local delicacies, and taking in the traditional sights of Japan are his particular favourites.
Currently a CIR repping it up in Kagoshima Prefecture. His friends call him "Chahan". Maybe just one friend.
A former Travel Communicator at JAPAN RAIL CAFE, and with 19 prefectures under his name, John’s conquest of Japan is far from over. Outside of exploring Japan, he takes joy in sharing his personal experiences.
Born and raised in Colorado, Josh has lived in Osaka, Japan for the past 15 years. He enjoys hiking and traveling around Japan, and his interests include backpacking, bouldering, craft beer, and anything related to the outdoors.
JR East Hotels
The friendly concierge team from JR East Hotels, at your service! We're here to provide up-to-date information about places of interest within the JR East Hotels vicinity.
JR East Nagano Branch
Hello from Nagano—the almost-centre of Japan! The four seasons of Nagano have stark contrasts from one another compared to other prefectures. We are engaged in train operations, feeling the richness of nature in each season. We want to rediscover the charm of Nagano and share information that is real and full of love for our home district.
Hokkaido has breathtaking sceneries, great food like fresh seafood, and many more! Enjoy magnificent natural landscape and feel relaxed while taking a train trip. JR Hokkaido will take you on railway travel journeys for different seasons.