WOW! JAPAN

Tips & Manners

If you know about Japanese manners, customs, and taboos, you'll be able to enjoy Japan even more! Here is some general but useful information to know, like phone and Internet connections, Wi-Fi, currency exchange, and duty-free tax exemptions as well as tips to save money like discount passes, to make your trip better.

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Tips & Manners×Tokyo

  1. Tokyo’s Railway System in a Nutshell

    [Detailed Navigation] A Complete Guide to Tokyo Train Lines and Major Stations from an Expert Living in Tokyo

    2019.07.16

  2. What is Shinjuku Station?

    Complete Access Guide on Getting Around Shinjuku Station

    2019.02.14

  3. 1. Tokyo Metro 24-Hour Ticket

    A Guide to Economical Transport Passes for Sightseeing in Tokyo

    2019.01.31

Tips & Manners×Kyoto

  1. Oideyasu

    Traveling Will Be More Fun If You Know These! Japanese Phrase Edition 【Kyoto Dialect Edition】

    2018.03.22

  2. What is Nijo Castle?

    One of Kyoto’s Most Famous Sightseeing Spots! Trivia on the Former Imperial Residence, Nijo Castle

    2018.03.01

  3. Overview of Kyo Ryori

    What is Kyo Ryori, Commonly Seen in Kyoto?

    2018.02.08

Tips & Manners×Osaka

  1. When the Osaka Station (Umeda) Area is the Center of the Sightseeing Trip

    [Latest Edition] Convenient Transportation Tickets for Sightseeing in Osaka & How to Use Them

    2019.02.07

  2. What is Kansai International Airport?

    A Convenient Guide to Getting From Kansai International Airport to Central Osaka

    2018.08.31

  3. 1. Antiquity (5th century -  Around 7th century)

    It’s More Fun If You Know This! Osaka’s History in 5 Minutes

    2018.07.26

Tips & Manners×Hokkaido

  1. What Kind of Place is Hokkaido?

    Good to Know Before You Visit! Basic Knowledge on Hokkaido

    2017.09.14

  2. Travel Times from Sapporo to Major Cities/Modes of Transportation and Times from Sapporo

    A Complete Guide to Transportation Modes and Times Between Cities in Hokkaido

    2017.03.16

  3. 1. The optimal, most convenient way to get around: Sapporo City Subway

    Tips on Effectively Navigating Sapporo on Public Transportation

    2016.06.02

Tips & Manners×Okinawa

  1. If You’re Going to Okinawa, Touring the Remote Islands is Recommended

    【2018 Edition】Must-See for Beginners! Things to Know Before Exploring Okinawa’s Remote Islands

    2017.12.14

  2. The Dialect is Unique

    Traveling Will Be More Fun If You Know This! The Unique Customs and Culture of Okinawa

    2017.11.09

  3. 1. Shekwasha

    Must-Try in Tropical Okinawa! 5 Delicious Fruits

    2017.10.12