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Answered about 21 hours ago

What is the best district to stay in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I would like to experience staying at a ryokan, Japanese traditional inns. You can experience to be in tatami mat room and sleep in a futon. Although ryokan in Tokyo are quite few , there are few options in Asakusa and Ueno.Some of the places are listed here:https://hubjapan.io/articles/10-best-r...

Answered 4 days ago

Does Japan accept Au pairs?

leo leo, Living in Japan

Au pair system is still new in Japan and it's not popular very much, but there seems to be some familes who accept au pair. I found an organization helping au pair in Japan. The web is English http://www.worldaupairinjapan.net/naviin/aupairinjp.html

Answered 5 days ago

What is the best district to stay in Tokyo?

leo leo, Living in Japan

I think Shinjuku is the best place to stay in Tokyo because the Shinjuku station is the central for wherever you want to go. There also many restaurants and covenience stores so you will never be inconvenience. The hotels are rather expensive in that area but there're reasonable ones if you resarch.

Answered 6 days ago

What is should I do when I arrive in Tokyo?

kahojun kahojun, Living in Japan

Touch the Japan culture first arrives in Tokyo. I think just by talking to airport staff, touching hospitality of Japan. And first of all from the eat! Only ingredients of your choice, such as sushi, ramen, Sukiyaki, Japanese-style confection to find your hobby (example:sushi tokyo Foreigner) e...

Answered 11 days ago

Hi, I am staying at Asaya Hotel at Gunma and planning to go Tobu World Square. Can I check the cheapest way to get to Tobu from Hotel and how do I come back to the hotel from Tobu. I also bought the JR Tokyo Wide Pass, does it help ?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Did you mean Asaya Hotel in Tochigi, Kinugawa? (I could not find Asaya Hotel in Gunma Prefecture)I think the only way to get to Tobu World Square by public transportation is by train, getting on Tobu-Kinugawa Line from Kinugawa Koen Station to Kinugawa Onsen Station and then walk for about 20 min...

Answered 11 days ago

where is the best area to stay in tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Depends on your interests, but if you want to see around nightlife of Tokyo, stay in downtown such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, Asakusa, Ueno, Ikebukuro, etc.If you like more quiet neighborhood, Yanaka is a good area, it's more living neighborhood.If you like hip areas, I heard that Shimokitazawa...

Answered 19 days ago

I am staying in Daiwa Roynet Hotel Ginza. Do you know the best way to go to the Haneda Airport ? I checked the Limiousine Bus but the timing only in the afternoon. I need to reach the airport at 7am.

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Japanese train are usually strict about time, but sometimes they delay in the morning because by rush or accidents. It is always safe to plan your schedule to be at the airport 30 min - 1 hour earlier than the time you want to be there. There are STARBUCKS, etc open from the morning so you can ha...

Answered 19 days ago

I am staying in Daiwa Roynet Hotel Ginza. Do you know the best way to go to the Haneda Airport ? I checked the Limiousine Bus but the timing only in the afternoon. I need to reach the airport at 7am.

Matt Watson Matt Watson, Living in Japan

You could risk it with the train in the morning. You should be early enough to miss morning rush hour traffic. However, your safest bet at that point is to take a cab.A mixture of the two will also probably work. e.g. take a cab to Shinbashi/Yurakucho/Tokyo Station, use the Yamonote Line (Green) ...

Answered 21 days ago

Is it possible to buy train ticket from Osaka to Kanazawa early morning at 29-Dec-2016? I can't find any place that can reserve this from outside Japan. Is there any tips ?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

If you are going to get on a local train, you don't need a pre-purchased ticket to get on. If you wish to take the express train called "Thunderbird", there seems to be two options:- Reserved Seats (Shitei-Seki)You can purchase in advance or on the day if there are vacancy. You will get a ticket ...

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