Is the new Shinkansen Train Desk ticket worth it?

We try a cheaper alternative to Japan’s premium Green Car carriages.

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New JR Shinkansen-inclusive rail pass is a huge bargain, great way to help out a region in need

The four-day Hokuriku Ouen ticket is rooting for the earthquake-stricken area of Japan.

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The new “Snow Turtle” train is slower than running, but at least you won’t get tired

Japan is famous for fast trains, but one new line crawls along at 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) per hour! Can the ultra-slow Snow Turtle save an endangered company?

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