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Having seen a frequent 'spot' on CNN titled "60-Second Vacation" which featured Wakayama Prefecture, I decided to make the short hop from South Korea across to Osaka and spend a few days exploring Wakayama and the Kii Peninsular by train. The 5-day JR-West train pass...More
This wakayama electric line link JR wakayama station to Kishi station where "tama" cat as famous conductorhas its own museum and cafe. It's only local line with lovely interior decoration with bookshelves, cartooned cover seats and everything that links with cat. It's only line that...More
It was a last minute checkout and decided to go on this off beaten track. It was so pretty and awesome for the kids and also adults. A total of 14 stations driving thru the neighbourhood of japan. At the last station, Kishii station is...More
We went to Kishikawa and Tama Ekicho's station on her off day (smirk). But we bought a day-pass and checked the special trains' schedule so that we could jump on one, take some photos, jump off and wait for another one at one of the...More
Decided to go for this railway ride as we have two kids and one of them loves cats.
At JR Wakayama station, head for line 9 (Wakayama Kishigawa Electric Railway). No need to purchase tickets when entering the main gates to the lines. For the...More
Catch a cat themed train and enjoy a half hour train ride through the countryside. Make you sure you pick a day when the Cat Stationmaster is on duty. Didn't actually see the cat do any work apart from napping but he is cute, Kishi...More
There have 4 trains: The strawberry, the Ume (cheery colour), the cats and the...normal car, so go check the official site before you get there.
There have 2 cats in two stations, go check their working days and time before you get there (they both...More
Whilst the focus is definitely on Tama, Nitama and all the cute merchandise in general, Wakayama Dentetsu is a good excuse to get away from the Kansai metropolitan areas. The line runs along a diverse route (fields, river, homes). At the end of the line...More