The Train Suite Shiki-shima is designed to give you the ultimate luxury experience – but you’ll need some loose change to afford it: tickets range from $2,860 (£2,220) to around $10,000 and you can choose between a two- or four-day trip.
The Shiki-shima had its maiden journey on 1 May. The train was built to the plans of designer Ken Kiyoyuki Okuyama and is being advertised as using only the best of materials, many linked to traditional Japanese craftsmanship.
The futuristic observation car lets you relax and sip a glass of champagne, while outside the Japanese countryside zips past. The train will take you from Tokyo to the northernmost island Hokkaido.There’s room for 34 passengers on the train so you know you won’t have to compete for a seat with a good view.Here’s where you’ll take your nap after a long day of over-indulging in luxury. There are…
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