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4 Things to Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet in Japan

For many people, Japan is the safest country in the world. In other words, the chances of getting your wallet or any valuable item stolen are quite low in Japan when compared to other countries. Although violent crimes are rare, pickpocketing and other stealth crimes are pretty common in urban areas, especially in Tokyo’s Akasaka…

Meet Japan’s Newest Idol Group Made Up of Company Employees

Have you heard about the latest mega-member idol unit in Japan? Higashi Ikebukuro 52 (東池袋52) is a group made up of 24 female employees who work for a credit card company! It is surprising that the idol unit is made up of amateurs in entertainment, and yet was able to produce a polished performance. How…

Switch Out Your Plain Credit Card Design For One of These Evangelion Themes!

Most of you who live outside Japan probably have standard or even boring-looking credit cards. But what does it matter? They’re are just credit cards, right? Japan has a different idea, as they do not neglect even the little things which we normally would not think require fancy designs. Thus, credit cards based on anime…

4 Important Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Japan

If you are planning go to Japan or already booked your flight tickets to Japan, here is a list of the things you’d better know before going. It will help to make your travel smoother and more fun! 1. ATMs jp.fotolia.com/ Most Japanese ATMs don’t accept cards issued outside of Japan. But no worries, you…

Everything You Need to Know About Using Credit Cards and ATMs in Japan

Japan is surely one of the best countries to visit in the entire world. It seems that all of Japan’s archipelago is filled with the tourist attractions one must visit. It has beautiful sceneries, colorful landscapes and rich architecture that draws visitors from different places. For that reason, if you want to visit Japan you…