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Depending on which trip you're on while in Japan, you may find yourself travelling by: Travelling at speeds of up to 300 km/ph, Japan's Shinkansen (bullet trains) are known for their punctuality, safety and comfort - an awesomely efficient way to get around Japan.
Japan: Land of the Rising Sun Travelling with Intrepid is a little bit different.
Winter, while cold, offers great conditions for skiing, snowboarding, going to snow festivals and admiring the stunning mountain scenery.
The summer months can be quite humid but tourist areas are generally quieter and there are many fun festivals and fireworks displays to enjoy.
Read related coverage Artists Harald Grote (left) of Rydal and Mateus Costa of Cheltenham paint the summer scenery along York Road in Buckingham Township on July 15.