take a $12,000 journey in Japan’s Luxury Train

Earlier in May train and travel enthusiasts got their first look at the luxurious new Shiki-shima Sleeper train. The exterior is striking and stylish, hinting at what you can expect on the inside. It’s a 10 car train, and you’d think that it would fit a lot, but it only accommodates 34 people. Of course all those people get to travel in complete opulence. There’s no cattle class seating here! To book a seat you’ll be setting yourself back ¥950,000, which is almost NZ$12,000. So here’s what you get for that sort of money. There are a range of trips to take. There…