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.
Ex-CIR in Kagoshima Prefecture. His friends call him "Chahan". Maybe just one friend.
Clocking in 10 trips and 29 prefectures under the banner of Endless Discovery, John's conquest of Japan is far from over. Outside of finding new ways (road trip!) to explore 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.
JR Times Global Community
We are a group of writers, freelancers, teachers, professionals, each with our own stories to tell. Join our international community of explorers who are united by our passion for Japan travel!
Originally from Georgia, USA, Julien has spent almost all his adult life in Japan as well as in Taiwan. When not writing, he makes beer for a craft brewery in Tokyo and enjoys traveling and the great outdoors.
Having been connected to the language for almost twenty years, Kevin dreams of going back to Japan one day, after spending several years there as a student. His hobbies include travelling via train and looking at the scenery out of the train windows, and his favourite lines include the JR Gonō Line and Sanriku Railway Rias Line.
Bonny and Pom are a Thai couple who have been living in Japan for 10 years, and established "KrobkruengJapan" in 2017. They love Japanese food, culture, local specialties, and traveling in Japan, and want to share their content about Japan with everyone interested. Feel free to follow them on any of their platforms.
Man Chong from JTB Rail Pass Counter
Man Chong has an unhealthy obsession with food, especially Japanese food and will climb the highest mountains and dive the deepest seas to taste the cuisine at its source.
Nathalie is a Belgian national and has been living in Japan for over 10 years. She developed a sensitivity for Japanese people and their culture over time and loves to share their particularities with the world. Traveling broadly before settling down in the high mountains of Kyushu, she enjoys hot springs in cold weather, freshly cooked brown rice with butter on top and home made Japanese cedar scented soap. Please enjoy her take on the Japanese culture of our era.
Nguyen Duy Khanh
Khanh is an office worker based in Tokyo who loves photography. Living in Japan for 8 years, he enjoys exploring the beauty of old-Japan, hopping around coffee shops and izakayas.
NUS JSS Community Writers
NUS Japanese Studies Society is a student-run organization that seeks to promote the understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture. NUS JSS collaborates extensively with Japanese partner universities and companies, and organises events to engage the local community.
Rachell, otherwise known as @pxdkitty on Instagram, is a lifestyle blogger and a happy cat mum to 5 fur kids! She is known for lifestyle content featuring beauty advice, her favourite places to travel, and unique foods.
We are a team of friendly Travel Communicators from JAPAN RAIL CAFE! We're currently on a break during the post-Circuit Breaker period—but we're looking forward to meeting you on-site at the cafe, every day from 11am-8pm, to talk about your trip to Japan. Stay safe, and till then!
Travel Communicator Interns from Rikkyo University
We are a group of student interns from Rikkyo University with a common passion in introducing Japan to the world! Check our local students' insights as we take you to places that not many tourists might know!
Wanping is the CEO of TokudAw Inc., a tour company based in Tokyo. She loves seasonal flowers and spends most of her free time looking for off the beaten track spots.
Wendy (@whywendywrites) spent 2 life-changing years in Okinawa as part of the Japan and Exchange Teaching (JET) Programme. Now, back in Singapore, she dreams and writes about Japan. A compulsive-obsessive travel planner and foodie, she believes that when we know more (and eat more), we travel better.