8 Tips to Prepare You for Your Next Trip to Japan

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There’s more than a rising sun in the Nippon. Visiting Japan can be your immerseful trip to another world due to its standards in culture. This beautiful country offers convenience, humility, and respect towards its inhabitants and visitors alike. Check our list to see what awaits you before the 2020 Olympics or your next booking confirmation.

 

 

1.Convenience stores
Wrapped around nearly every corner, Japanese convenience stores are a hallmark to the true meaning of convenience. FamilyMart among others such as, Lawson and 7/11, offers more than just a quick snack. You can pay bills, make photo copies, recycle trash, and even purchase basic necessities for work; socks, tie, toothbrush, etc.

 

 

2. Vending machines
Similar to the Convenience stores, the vending machines share no comparison to the rest. Not only does it supply you with cold drinks, but you can purchase hot coffee, tea, and soup as well. There are vending machines that are stocked with a huge variety of items. You can buy beer, cigarettes, ice cream, toys, etc. There is a vending machine on at least every block in metropolitan areas. If you do find yourself in the rural areas, just walk around a neighborhood. They won’t be too far to reach.


3. Transit system
Now before you reserve a rental car, you may want to invest in a more inexpensive method of transportation. ICOCA or IC cards allows transistors to commute to work, school, or any place in their choosing in a very effective and convenient way. Simply charge your card with a set amount of yens and you’re on your way. IC cards allow you to interchange with buses, trains, and even taxis. Saving you time from buying a train ticket at every change and scraping your purse for loose change.

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