TIPS

The list of articles and Q&A for travel to Japan about "Tips" by Hub Japan. If you are looking for the best sightseeing, things to do, or food informations about Japan, Hub Japan is your answer!

FEATURED ANSWERS


RISING ARTICLES


NEW QUESTIONS


Answered 8 days ago

where is the best area to rent a room in Tokyo

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

It depends on your preferences and budget. If you would like to live near central, many major central areas such as Roppongi, Shinjuku, etc, have apartments for rent as well, but rents are high. If you like more quiet neighborhood, Koenji, Ogikubo, Sangenjaya, Nakano, Kitasenju are pretty popular...

Answered 11 days ago

we will be visiting Tokyo Japan for 8 days in march and as females who know little to no Japanese, what are the best tips you have on the language barrier.

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Below are only my personal advice: 1. if we are in trouble how do we get help?Japanese go to police boxes when they are in trouble. You can easily find police boxes in central Tokyo. In Japanese, police box is "Koban (交番)" Policemen will help you at Koban. If you need to scream for help, the phra...

Answered 22 days ago

how much is a maid cafe

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

There is an admission fee (approximately around 500 yen) for entry. Then, you will have to order either a dish or drink and it costs around 500 yen ~1500 yen. If you want to take picture with maids, or play games with maids, you will need additional few hundred yen per activity.See the price for ...

Answered 22 days ago

what cheap place should i go

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

How about trying a Gyu-don, beef rice bowl? The famous chain is Yoshinoya, Matsuya, and Sukiya. They all offer a medium sized beef rice bowl for below 500 yen. There are many parks in Tokyo, too. Such as Shinjuku Gyoen Park requires only few hundred yen for entry but the park is huge and beautiful. 

Answered about 1 month ago

What should I visit in 1 full week, starting and ending in Tokyo and ready to travel a lot? Should rather stay in Tokyo and maybe visit Kyoto? It will be in December.

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

It depends on what you want to see in Japan.There are many attractions just in Tokyo and around Tokyo. If you are willing to take a day trip from Tokyo, there are attractions such as Kamakura, Nikko, Kawagoe, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, etc. In Tokyo, there are lots of museums, shopping malls, bars, Izakay...

Answered about 2 months ago

Are tokyo underground trains open round the clock

Unfortunately not! You have to be very careful not to miss the last train, which is usually around midnight. Google Maps has a really good transit planner and will show you last available transit options for the night. Some outer city trains will run later to allow connections from central To...

Answered about 2 months ago

which hotels in tokyo??

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

There are so many hotels in Tokyo. You probably want to set the budget and find the adequate hotel.Tokyo has so many unique accommodations such as the capsule hotel, Ryokan, hotel... If you want to feel Japan, then try capsule hotel and Ryokan. 

Answered about 2 months ago

Where is the best places to visit with elders?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

How about Japanese gardens?Three Great Gardens of Japan are all beautiful:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Great_Gardens_of_JapanMore gardens are introduced in this article:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-best-japanese-gardens-in-tokyo-for-a-nature-breakOr how about experiencing cultural activ...

Answered about 2 months ago

What to do during New Year in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

You can participate in countdown events. There are multiple countdown events held in Tokyo, too. Or, you can visit temples to ring "Joya No Kane". It's a custom to struck huge bell in temples 108 times in the new years eve.some more things to do are listed here:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-bes...

Answered about 2 months ago

My mother and I will be visiting Japan from August 7 til August 18 and I am fully aware that it's going to be super HOT! So are there any recommended activities in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto that help stay out of the heat?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Oh it's already super hot! lolIf it were Japanese, we go to aquariums, planetarium, movie theaters, shopping malls, etc. How about watching Kabuki performance in Ginza? It will be inside of the cool theater. Or stay at a temple in Koyasan? It's about 80 minutes from Osaka and since the temple is ...

Join our community and
get instant answers!