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Prices of Things in Japan Items at Convenience Stores Rice ball- 100-130 yen...
Last edited: December 15, 2012
TripAdvisor of course, but also… Trip Advisor's Japan F... is a great place to...
Last edited: December 31, 2012
The  Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) has a comprehensive website...
Last edited: April 18, 2014
Like other temperate countries, Japan experiences the four seasons. Winter is...
Last edited: October 30, 2012
To the outsider, Japan is an exotic and interesting place to visit.  The...
Last edited: January 26, 2009
If you are interested in taking cooking classes in Japan, there are several...
Last edited: September 24, 2014
Just a little advice for travelers thinking about picking up a SIM card at...
Last edited: June 14, 2014
If you or someone you are travelling with has coeliacs disease (gluten...
Last edited: April 06, 2012
Many Americans have asked around in different message boards and newsgroups on...
Last edited: August 27, 2013
Before you head off to Japan make sure that you know who your Network providers...
Last edited: September 08, 2014
Here is a list of Japanese Holidays:  New Year (shogatsu) January 1 (national...
Last edited: January 23, 2010
Here is the link to some photographs of Japan. Images of Japan
Last edited: May 20, 2009
Train travel in Japan is probably one of the best in the world: very clean...
Last edited: September 15, 2011
Japan is truly a unique country, and one of the aspects that makes it so...
Last edited: April 21, 2008
Transportation Modes There are various modes of transportation available in...
Last edited: May 31, 2014
Babies are welcome in Japan, and you'll often hear "kawaii!!" or "cute!!" from...
Last edited: November 23, 2008
Inside For Foreign Visitors
Japan is a cash society.  Luckily, it is the safest country in the world so...
Last edited: August 17, 2014
Police: dial 110 Fire / Ambulance: dial 119 Japan Helpline: 0120 461 997 toll...
Last edited: June 15, 2006
Hello: Kon-nichi-wa(stan... Japanese) or Maido(=My-dough) (Osaka dialect...
Last edited: December 27, 2013
Telephone numbers in Japan consist of three parts, for example, (03...
Last edited: November 14, 2014
Tipping at ryokan (Japanese-style inn) Tipping is rarely seen in...
Last edited: May 20, 2012
Random Observations from a Estatic First Time Traveller to Japan in October...
Last edited: October 27, 2013
Just so you'll know and won't be disconcerted when you first come to Japan...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
Onsens are public baths with water sourced from the hot springs that can be...
Last edited: July 22, 2008
Rail travel in Japan is daunting. The stations can be hectic places with...
Last edited: April 04, 2014
MOBILE INTERNET  Osaka Tourist Guide now provides FREE WI-FI for Osaka's...
Last edited: July 21, 2014