A guide to the main hot spots in Japan, all in just a week!
Because of Japan’s excellent transportation, it is possible to see quite a lot in a week. You could use either the Japan Rail Pass or Japan Bus Pass, but because your time is really tight, the Japan Rail Pass is probably best. This will allow you to use the Shinkansen (bullet train) to get between and A and B extremely quickly.
Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who has lived in and visited Japan for over a decade. Having traveled across the country, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel here, and has also worked for many leading tourism companies. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association.
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