|Above, Nakamise Street in Asakusa, a souvenir hunter's paradise. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The InsideJapan blog has posted a set of top ten handy tips for travel in Japan.
Reading them over before going over to Japan on vacation will help make the trip smoother. Before going into their top ten tips, they wrote:
Between them, our staff have well over a century’s experience living and working in Japan, and have travelled every inch of this wonderful country – from the snowswept plains of northern Hokkaido to remote Yonaguni Island in the far southwest.
As you might expect, our band of intrepid explorers have picked up all kinds of invaluable hints, tips and advice along the way. From getting hopelessly lost in the backstreets of Tokyo to making all kinds of cultural faux pas – we’ve made all the mistakes there are to make in Japan and lived to tell the tale. It’d be a shame not to pass on our insider knowledge so that you don’t have to do the same!To read their tips, go here.