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Answered 25 days ago

I am traveling to Japan for the first time and will be staying in Tendo. What's the best way to get around Tendo and even venture to sights outside Tendo?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

I presume you mean Tendo in Yamagata.It's next to Yamagata Airport and has the Yamagata bullet train running through. But that's it. Within the city, your only options are buses, walking, and taxis. As far as going to some other city or town, unless you give more specific info, it's impossible to...

Answered about 1 month ago

what to do with 4 nights in Tokyo?

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. If I would have 4 days in Tokyo,  I would like to do  Watch Kabuki https://www.kabukiweb.net/theatres/kabukiza/information/index.html Visit Tsukiji http://www.tsukiji.or.jp/english/index.html Tokyo Cruise http://www.suijobus.co.jp/en/ Learn how to make Sushi http://w...

Answered 4 months ago

How to get from place to place in Japan / Tokyo

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

You don't write where you are going to in Japan - you might save a lot of money on a Japan Rail Pass if you are doing a lot of long-distance traveling, but if you don't, you could lose a lot of money on a rail pass too. If you are only staying in one area like Tokyo, then you would probably save ...

Answered 4 months ago

How to get from place to place in Japan / Tokyo

Nobu Nobu, Living in Japan

I suggest Japan Rail Pass to you.http://www.japanrailpass.net/en/index.htmlIt is available everywhere in Japan.Public transportation is well developed in Japan. It is a good way to travel around the country. Japanese rail network might be complicated. But no worries!  You can ask the station atte...

Answered 5 months ago

How do I find a bed for the night for the Rugby in Oita City Oct 2

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

Hello. Yes it's very difficult to find hotel close to Oita city... So I checked around the next station NishiOita station. it takes just 3mins from Oita station.I found this business hotel. Still available as of today.Business hotel KGhttp://www.hotel-kg.jp/ (only in Japanese)I hope it will help ...

Answered 5 months ago

Is there a difference between Pasmo and Suica?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

Usage-wise there is virtually no difference. The only real difference is that if you choose to refund yourPasmo card, there is no refund charge. Suica and other cards will pickpocket you up to 220 yen refund the balance.

Answered 5 months ago

Is there a difference between Pasmo and Suica?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are many train companies operating trains and subways in Tokyo. Suica is issued by JR and Pasmo is by other train companies. When you actually use it to pass the gate of trains/buses or use that to buy something at stores, there are no differences. I like the design of suica card better, th...