Traveler

◆For Travelers to Japan, here’s some website I recommend to check:

Japan guide
http://www.japan-guide.com

MATCHA
http://mcha-jp.com

Explore Japan
http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/index.html

One of my student has awesome travel diary blog
“Trip to Japan”
http://microseism.blogspot.com.au/

Another student started Be Here Travel to bring visitors to lesser known destinations in Japan. Here is her blog/website
http://behere.asia

◆Some tips for traveler

①Credit card:
Japan is cash society. Some store or restaurant don’t accept credit card, so it’s better to prepare cash all the time. Most common credit card is Visa, Master and JCB.

②Wifi:
You can’t find free wifi easily in Japan, so it’s better to prepare wifi.
My recommendation is rental Pocket wifi. You can order online, and it’ll arrive your accommodation, then when you return, you can post it from post office/box.
https://en.wifi-rental-store.jp

③Please stop at the red signal:
I know some country, people walk even the signal is red, but Japan obviously more populated and more traffic. Please follow the signal rights.

④Eating inside the supermarket/convenient store are not allowed:
Walking around, shopping and eating is not allowed in Japan. If you want to eat something, you eat after you finish shopping.

⑤It’s nice to have handkerchief:
People in Japan carry handkerchief, so that you won’t find hand towels in a bathroom. It’s better to have handkerchief with you.

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