JR Rail Pass

What is the JR Rail Pass? The JR Rail Pass is a small booklet that will give you access to JR Trains, Buses, and Ferries.  You can ride all you want for whatever amount of time you purchase.  It is by far the cheapest and most convenient way to travel Japan.   How Much does […]

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Can I Sleep in Narita Airport?

Unfortunately, no.  At least not in the terminals.  The terminals are open, but you will most likely have a security officer come and check your travel documents.  There are accommodations available for people who want to sleep in the airport, but you will have to pay.  There are also free shuttles to several nearby hotels […]

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What are the Chinese Zodiac Animals

1. Rat Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032 Compatable With:  Dragon and Monkey Avoid: Horse, Rooster, and Sheep Traits:  Intelligent, Adaptable, Quick-witted, Charming 2. Ox Years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033 Compatable With:  Snake and Rooster Avoid: Sheep Traits: Dependable, Calm, Patient 3. Tiger Years: 1926, 1938, […]

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Cheap Flights From Japan

“Where can I find cheap flights from Japan?” is a common question asked here at ENCYCLOPASIA.  This is always tough because flights are often changing and different websites are offering different promotions.  However here is a list of websites that often have great deals throughout the year.   We recommend searching these websites for cheap […]

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