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New Japan rail pass gives you a week of free rides in a huge space to chase the cherry blossoms

Go east, and north, Japan travelers!

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Sanyo Shinkansen ending in-car food cart sales (unless you’ve got the cash for first-class)

Last bastion of regular-car Shinkansen wagon sales between Tokyo and Fukuoka falls.

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Tokaido Shinkansen ending in-train food/drink sales for all non-first-class-passenger cars

Better plan ahead if you’re planning to eat on the bullet train.

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