Answered almost 2 years ago

Gym facility - fitness club anywhere?

Minami Takahashi Minami Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are many gyms in Tokyo.But most of them need a monthly membership or high priced visitor fee.I recommend you the public gyms. Their visitor fees are reasonable, mostly about 500 yen.https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/sport-and-fitness/the-best-spots-for-working-out-on-the-cheap-in-tokyo

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Answered about 2 years ago

Which hidden places should I visit when in Ise area?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

No place is really "hidden" - but there are some good sights in the area, aside from the obvious Ise Shrine.Another big place is the Kumano Nachi Taisha with the famous Nachi waterfall - widely regarded as one of Japan's best. There is also Spain Mura which is a theme park with various roller coa...

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Answered about 2 years ago

My birthday today. What should i visit as traveling alone.

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

First of all, Here’s a long-distance “Happy Birthday” to you from Europe.   Are you in Tokyo now? If yes, How about Tokyo tower? There is Birthday pack. Please find the details here. https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/other/birthdaypack/en.html   If you are close to Yokohama, why...

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Answered about 2 years ago

Konnichiwa! May I ask, how to go to Hakone by JRpass?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

You can't see the sights of Hakone on a JR Pass. But you can go to either Odawara Stn or Mishima Stn by JR, and then use a Hakone Free Pass to tour the area.You didn't mention where you are coming from. But both JR stations have bullet train stops, so it can be convenient. There is a Hakone Free ...

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Answered about 2 years ago

Visiting Tokyo W/ the wife need tips! :)

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Hi, it much depends on what your wife likes! Here are some typical "date" spots in Tokyo local people go:- Tokyo Disney Land and Disney Sea- Tokyo Tower- Tokyo Sky Tree- Aquariums (Shinagawa, Sumida, Ikebukuro, etc)- Movie Theaters- Ginza (shopping and delicious desserts)- Shinjuku Gyoen Park (ch...

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Answered about 2 years ago

If I have a JR Pass, is it a good idea to reserve my tickets in advance? Do trains fill up fast?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

If you are planning to travel with Shinkansen or express trains, it is better to reserve seats in advance to get a seat for sure. It tends to be crowded in morning and evening (business men for business trip) and weekends. Especially during Golden Week (long holiday from end of April to early May...

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Answered about 2 years ago

Visiting Tokyo and Osaka with a 5 year old. Any tips on child friendly places to visit would be greatly appreciated!

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

I do agree with Toraneko san !! I would like to add some typical ‘made in Japan’ amusement park and aquarium. Tokyo area The oldest amusement park in Kanto since 1853 https://www.hanayashiki.net/en And you can meet Kitty and Anpanman as Toraneko san mentioned. Kid of 5 year wil...

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Answered about 2 years ago

Visiting Tokyo and Osaka with a 5 year old. Any tips on child friendly places to visit would be greatly appreciated!

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

It's all up to your interests of course. Some would say the Disney Parks near Tokyo, and Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, but really, why would you fly around the world just to go to an American theme park? Wouldn't you rather prefer to experience Japan?There are Japanese places to enjoy a lot. ...

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Answered about 2 years ago

which is the best pocket wifi for 2 weeks?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

There really is no "best". You have to find which conditions, prices, and limitations suit you best. Starting with how much bandwidth you plan to use. Plus how many days you want to use it. Some places are more expensive for the first week but cheaper over the long term, others are not. Some char...

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Answered about 2 years ago

Hello! I'll be travelling to Japan from the U.S. in April. What is the official website in which to buy train tickets? For example, one trip I will be making is from Toyko to Gamagori.

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

First, you have not given your full itinerary - a JR Pass might or might not save you money. If you don't travel enough, a JR Pass can be a waste of money also.You can buy the JR Pass (assuming you'd save with one) from nearly any big travel agency that sells tickets to Japan, or there are other ...

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