Japan Travel Tips to Help You prepare
Japan is a wonderful country, and we certainly want to encourage you to come and experience this for yourself. But a lot of things are very different here. And that confuses especially first-time visitors. Cities don’t have street names and confusing signage. Even experienced cab drivers can get lost in Japan! Getting cell phone or WiFi service is another problem. So today we want to share some basic Japan travel tips. They will help you get the most out of your visit, and have a better experience doing so.
We are still getting settled in to our new home after our big trip, and many things still confuse us at times! Some things, such as figuring out the best way to ride the train, and getting our Suica Cards we mastered by now. And even without street names we can find our way around Sendai pretty well by now. Of course, we are here already, which makes the learning curve a bit easier on us. But for those of you planning your trip from abroad these Japan travel tips will come in handy!
Top Tips for Travel in Japan
This post from Japan Today gives you actionable insights into the differences you will experience when you travel in Japan. It will show you how to make train travel more convenient than using little paper tickets. Not sure how to locate a landmark or your hotel on Google Maps? It has a tip for you. Need to stay in touch with loved ones back at home? Find out how you can get cell phone service in Japan. Worried about WiFi? This post provides the answers you need! It even provides you with tips for budgeting!
Of course, you can always ask your favorite digital nomads if you need help finding your way around Japan. We can give you some pointers, and even plan your trip and show you around. To help you get started here are some basic Japanese etiquette tips for you. If you have any other questions please feel free to reach out to us.