- Try out different kind of restaurants.
- Japan uses Plug Type A (Which is the same as USA).
- Take advantage of the TAX-FREE shops (You have to bring your passport).
- Bring or buy a Dictionary (Your phone connection might not work or might be very expensive).
- Respect the smoking area’s (They are very strict on this, specially in Tokyo).
- Don’t expect Japanese people to speak English.
- The price including TAX is mostly written in small text (just like this).
- Check if the shop requires to take off shoes (This is mostly seen by the wooden seperation).
- Use the “Call Button” to call out a waiter.
- Use “Sumimasen” to call out a waiter when there is no button.
- Search “kaitenzushi” for cheap and fun sushi restaurants.
- Bring a Mastercard or VISA. And know where to use it.
- Post Offices are marked with JP Post (日本郵便).
- Take a break from the city.
- Use tools like booking.com to compare rates.
- Use convenience stores or supermarkets to find budget meals (Which are discounted after 8 p.m.).
- Tipping is not appropriate in Japan.
- Use 100 yen shops to find cheap essential items.
- Use “Sumimasen” when approaching someone for a question.
- Buy a JR Pass before arriving in Japan.
Recommended interesting video:
25 Things To Do in Tokyo
What NOT to do in Japan
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