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Inside Background
Prices of Things in Japan Items at Convenience Stores Rice ball- 100-130 yen...
Last edited: May 20, 2016
TripAdvisor of course, but also… Trip Advisor's Japan F... is a great place to...
Last edited: March 03, 2016
The  Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) has a comprehensive website...
Last edited: April 17, 2015
Like other temperate countries, Japan experiences the four seasons. Winter is...
Last edited: April 22, 2015
Traveling by Shinkansen is speedy, convenient, and yet pretty expensive.  If...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
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: July 08, 2016
SIM card with internet data access at the airport  There are a few places to...
Last edited: March 05, 2016
If you or someone you are travelling with has coeliacs disease (gluten...
Last edited: November 13, 2015
Many Americans have asked around in different message boards and newsgroups on...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
  To stay or not to stay?   Would you rather stay in a guesthouse, shared...
Last edited: September 12, 2015
Since this year the popularity of transportation IC Cards (rechargeable smart...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
Before you head off to Japan make sure that you know who your Network providers...
Last edited: October 21, 2015
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: August 17, 2016
Japan is truly a unique country, and one of the aspects that makes it so...
Last edited: January 14, 2016
Transportation Modes There are various modes of transportation available in...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
If you would prefer to travel light, there is a great way to do this without...
Last edited: January 02, 2016
Traveling in different seasons of the year allow one to appreciate different...
Last edited: May 28, 2016
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 10, 2016
助けて (tasukete) = HELP Just call this out and (hopefully) someone will come to...
Last edited: May 31, 2016
Hello: Kon-nichi-wa(stan... Japanese) or Maido(=My-dough) (Osaka dialect...
Last edited: May 18, 2015
Telephone numbers in Japan consist of three parts, for example, (03...
Last edited: January 30, 2015
Tipping: General Tipping in Japan is not mandatory. It could be said that...
Last edited: September 16, 2015
A proposed itinerary for 12 days with the 7 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 08, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 12, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 9 days Tour Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights Use these maps for...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
After repetive trial and error, purly empirical proof - For Debit Cards issued...
Last edited: January 01, 2016
  A. Special Seasons to be careful to travel in Japan   In Japan, there are...
Last edited: May 15, 2016
Random Observations from a Estatic First Time Traveller to Japan in October...
Last edited: October 27, 2013
This article was written in 2007. The number of squat style toilets have...
Last edited: January 14, 2016
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: May 24, 2016
MOBILE INTERNET  Osaka Tourist Guide now provides FREE WI-FI for Osaka's...
Last edited: December 06, 2015
Tips (Videos) for First Time Visitors. Introducing Japanese trains and...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
Recommendation and tips to enjoy Japanese foods Sushi: Sushi is the most...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
Where and How to Visit the Sightseeing Spots in Kyoto.   Many foreigners are...
Last edited: July 19, 2016
Where and How to Visit in Tokyo. Use these maps for JR Lines and subways in...
Last edited: July 22, 2016