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Japan raises bullet train rail pass prices by 70% for tourists

Bullet train rail pass offering 14 days of unlimited travel across Japan now costs ¥80,000 ($534), up from ¥47,250. The price hikes vary from about 65% to 77%.

Passengers queue to board a Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo Station in Tokyo, Japan. Japan raises bullet train rail pass prices by 70% for tourists (Photographer: Shoko Takayasu/Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 03:16 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Ironman 70.3: On October 8, 1,200 triathletes will run, swim, bike 113 km in Goa

Nearly 1,200 triathletes from 30 countries will gather in Goa for Ironman (third edition in India), the world's toughest one-day sporting event.

Participants gather for the start of Ironman. (Photo credit: Ironman India)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:48 PM IST

World's highest rail bridge in J&K’s Reasi being developed as tourist spot

Soon to be a tourist spot, world's highest rail bridge in J&K’s Reasi is 35m higher than Eiffel Tower in Paris; forms crucial travel link from Katra to Banihal

World's highest rail bridge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi being developed as tourist spot (PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 04:19 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Jammu

China sees mass travel as national holiday season takes off

Chinese travellers throng transport networks as eight-day national holiday begins; pre-booked international trips 20 times higher than last year.

Chinese travellers flood transport networks as national holiday begins, marking the first October break since the end of strict zero-Covid policies. (Unsplash/hiurich granja)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:54 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Senior-friendly travel: 10 hidden gems perfect for retirees and senior citizens

Whether it's a serene coastal retreat, a historical gem, or a nature-filled paradise, here are 10 destinations that promise to make retirement truly remarkable.

As retirement ushers in a new chapter of life, many seniors yearn for travel adventures that offer tranquility, cultural enrichment, and accessibility. (Freepik )
Published on Sep 29, 2023 09:00 PM IST
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