JR Pass trip idea no 3 – using the JR East Tohoku-South Hokkaido pass

Otaru canal

This itinerary visits northern Tohoku and southern Hokkaido. There’s a variety of scenic and historic sights, with the added bonus of being generally less busy than Tokyo and Kyoto. I’ve mentioned in a previous post that regional rail passes can be really good value and cost less than a national JR Pass. Continue reading “JR Pass trip idea no 3 – using the JR East Tohoku-South Hokkaido pass”