What's New in TOKYO

  • It has suddenly became chilly in Tokyo. In some areas of Hokkaido, it even snowed for the first time in this autumn. Prepare warm clothes when you go mountains for Kouyo (colorful leaves) viewing. (Updated on 12.Oct.)

  • In October many Matsuri (traditional festivals) are held throughout Japan.
    Events in October
  • This autumn has seen a lot of rain in Japan. If you go hiking, be prepared for the wet weather. Be careful when walking on rocks and ground covered with muddy leaves.

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Is it OK to bring home the small towel provided at Ryokan?

Travel info

Needless to say, you are not allowed to bring home bath towels and face towels provided in hotel rooms. The same can be said for other accommodations in Japan.Then, how about the small, thin towel provided with a toothbrush?

Garbage collection in Tokyo

Living Guide

What do you think is important to have good relations with your neighbors? Greeting with a smile? Not to make too much noise? There must be many that come up to your mind. For people living in Tokyo, what they consider would be proper Gomidashi γ‚΄γƒŸε‡Ίγ—, or proper Sort / Dispose of Garbage.

Using Free WiFi while traveling in Japan

Travel Guide

In major cities and tourist spots in Japan, there are quite a number of places to take advantage of a Wi-Fi Internet connection, used for Fee. Once you understand what types of Free Wi-Fi services are available, you will have less difficulty using them.

What to know before buying a Hocho - Japanese Cooking Knives

Living Guide
Categories : Daily Life

There are several types of Hocho or Japanese cooking knives, equipped depending on purpose of use, to cut veges, fish etc.

Convenient! Prepaid SIM cards for visitors to Japan

Travel Guide
Most of prepaid SIM cards for visitors to Japan are sold at international airports or major electronic stores and the store location maps are usually provided on their website. You can also purchase the SIM card online before coming to Japan.

How to Take a Japanese Bath at Ryokan

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In most Ryokan (Japanese style inns), there are onr or two of Daiyokujou which is a large communal bathing area. The Ryokan might have smaller personal tubs too. When you want to take a bath at Daiyokujou, remember to bring the bath towel and the hand towel from your room that was provided by Ryokan staff. At the bath, all soap and shampoo are provided.

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