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Answered 3 days ago

I'll be visiting Tokyo, Japan for my first time Oct 19 - Nov 4 what should I see and do while i'm there?

Dhaval(ダワル) Dhaval(ダワル), Living in Japan

Wow..That’s the great time to visit Tokyo! You can see early-autumn leaves in Tokyo, and some peak autumn at nearby tourist spots! In Tokyo, you can have Tokyo sightseeing, and along with that you can plan Tokyo outskirts, like: -          Kawagoe (known as little-edo) -          Nikko (famo...

Answered about 1 month ago

I am going to Japan for one week, landing in Tokyo. I'd like to know Hiroshima and Kyoto. What kind of transportation do you recommend if I have a limited budget? Thank you so much!

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. I believe the best way is to use Japan rail way pass. You can buy 1 ticket for 1 wk, 2wks or 3wks. The price for 1 wk is 29,110 YEN per adult. I know its not so cheap but you can take all train of JR train (except any reserved or non-reserved seat on “NOZOMI” and “MIZU...

Answered about 2 months ago

Hi, I read everywhere when you travel to Japan, travel light. We are going end of September for 4 weeks. How do I get clothes washed? Are there laundry shops? I don’t want to use the very expensive hotel laundry service.

Kento Omura Kento Omura, Living in Japan

Hi,there are many laundry shops in a big city like Tokyo and Osaka. If you stay hotels , should ask a hotel staff where laundromat is. When you go to laundry shops, should have one hundred yen coins at least five or six because one hundred yen coins are only available in many laundry shops. I hop...

Answered about 2 months ago

Hello....on Sept, i'm planning to tokyo, for the first time, around 5days. What place do you recommend to me, especially near Tokyo, where not really "busy", like central Tokyo, but still I can easily reach from Tokyo in one day trip?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

A day trip outside of Tokyo would give you a great experience out of the big city - Japan is not all Tokyo. Some places are Nikko, Hakone, the Fuji 5 Lakes area, Karuizawa, Kusatsu, Izu, Kamamura/Enoshima, Kawagoe, Takao, Okutama, Yokohama, the Ushiku Great Buddha, Nokogiriyama, Showa Kinen...

Answered about 2 months ago

Hello....on Sept, i'm planning to tokyo, for the first time, around 5days. What place do you recommend to me, especially near Tokyo, where not really "busy", like central Tokyo, but still I can easily reach from Tokyo in one day trip?

Susumu Matt Matsumoto Susumu Matt Matsumoto, Living in Japan

How about Kamakura? One hour from central Tokyo by train and there are many good temples and shrines. And there are good cafes as well where you can take rest. Kamakura was a capital city of Japan 800 years ago when Samurai started governing Japanese society. 

Answered about 2 months ago

Hello....on Sept, i'm planning to tokyo, for the first time, around 5days. What place do you recommend to me, especially near Tokyo, where not really "busy", like central Tokyo, but still I can easily reach from Tokyo in one day trip?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. First of all, please check that there is any festival in the place where you will visit. Even not in center, there would be too many people...   If you don't mind a group tour in English, I suggest to join Hato bus tour. You don’t have to be worry anything and you can go...

Answered 3 months ago

I am traveling to Japan for two weeks with a friend. How much curreny/yen should i bring? I am not sure how many places accept credit cards as opposed to cash only vendors

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. Currently we can use credit card in most of places. However we still need cash in bus, small shop and even in big shop because they will not accept credit card which are issued in foreign countries. (I think it’s due to chip in card) So please prepare some cash for that. ...

Answered 3 months ago

Which city/town is good for fishing?

Hotta MIki Hotta MIki, Living in Japan

If you travel around eastern part of Japan, I recommend you Tama area. Upper stream of Tama river. The scenery also great!If you travel around the central part of Japan, Gifu is the best place. Nagara river is one of the greatest rivers for fishing.