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.


Tips & Manners×Tokyo

  1. Beautiful Japan: The Yamanote Train Line

    [Video] Beautiful Japan: The Yamanote Train Line


  2. The Beautiful Cuisines of Tokyo

    [Video] The Beautiful Cuisines of Tokyo


  3. 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


Tips & Manners×Kyoto

  1. Sightseeing Taxis Are Highly Recommended in Kyoto! Lucky Ones Get the Four-Leaf Clover Taxi

    Sightseeing Around Kyoto by Taxi – Look for the Lucky Four-Leaf Clover Taxi!


  2. Oideyasu

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


  3. What is Nijo Castle?

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


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


  2. What is Kansai International Airport?

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


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

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


Tips & Manners×Hokkaido

  1. What Kind of Place is Hokkaido?

    Good to Know Before You Visit! Basic Knowledge on Hokkaido


  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


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

    Tips on Effectively Navigating Sapporo on Public Transportation


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


  2. The Dialect is Unique

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


  3. 1. Shekwasha

    Must-Try in Tropical Okinawa! 5 Delicious Fruits