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Vending machines are a common sight in Japan. Many of them do not only sell drinks but several different products. People normally use vending machines every day but to use one, you need to have coins on you. When you're rushing around, it can be a hassle if you...

Toyama (富山) is a prefecture located along the seacoast of Japan. It is surrounded by splendid nature and blessed with sublime scenery and tasty food. Part of the prefecture includes the spectacular Northern Japan Alps (北アルプス), which can be experienced along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート). Since many tourists...

The train is probably the most reliable form of transportation you can find in Japan. It mostly arrives on time and is an easy way to get around. When people hang out with friends and co-workers for a drinking party, they obviously don't drive a car but use the...

If you're a pregnant woman and your due date is approaching, your doctor or midwife will probably ask you how you're going to get to the clinic or hospital when you go into labor. For those who have a car and somebody to drive them this shouldn't be a...

Of all the phrases and descriptions associated with Japan - world heritage sites, deep appreciation for history and culture, outstanding cuisine - being a modern, technology-driven country seem to take a back seat. In my opinion, it’s not the ultra-fast bullet trains (shinkansen), or extensive rail network that amazes...

It can be difficult for foreigners to get around in Japan due to the language barrier, as many locals are not well-versed in English. With the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, many more foreigners are expected to make a visit to Japan. As such, authorities are making efforts to reduce...

The 2020 Summer Olympics event is fast approaching in Japan, and a huge influx of foreigners is expected as the event draws near. Some major problems that visitors may face in visiting the country include the language barrier and cultural differences. Another factor is the use of toilets. Toilets in...

In this digital age where we depend a lot on our electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets, have you ever wondered what would happen to the information and data stored within them in the event of your death? Although death is something that will come to all...

Courses such as the drone and robotics course are specialized fields involving a wide range of knowledge and expertise. They are seen as fairly important programs in the rapidly growing technology industry of Japan. In line with this, a private high school in Japan, Vantan, has recently announced that...

Japan, as the third-largest economy in the world, is home to many of the huge metropolis people can live in. Aside from its rich heritage and vibrant culture, the country is also famed for having a legendary civic sense of duty. However, its urban population is continuously increasing along...

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