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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...

If you're staying in Tokyo for a while, you may know that there are many ways to get by - bus, train, and subway, to name a few. But did you know that traveling by taxi is probably the most economical choice when it comes to shorter distances? Taxis...

Kyoto Station (京都駅) is a major transportation hub, especially for foreign tourists who come to Japan. It is a terminal station housed in one of Japan's biggest buildings, and it consists of numerous shinkansen (bullet trains; 新幹線), buses, trains and other types of transportation. Besides this, it has numerous restaurants,...

What better way to commute than riding a taxi serving ice cold drinks this summer. This is one of the taxi services the taxi operator, Nihon Kotsu, has recently introduced to help commuters freshen up before moving to their next destination. These taxis are called Lemon Hospitality Taxis which...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (June 20-26) on Japan Info and/or on Facebook,...

Japan is generally a safe country as many people all over the world probably know. Safety in the country is one of the many high priorities by different organizations especially when it comes to public transportation. Since many people use the three main modes of transportation which are the...

If you've ever been to Japan, was there a time where you needed to use a taxi to get from one place to another? Taking a taxi is one of the most used forms of transportation in Japan and you probably have heard of many things about the taxis...

Taking a taxi might seem like a simple task for you, but have you ever taken one in Japan? The etiquette for taking taxis in Japan is quite different from back in the UK, US, or other Western countries! Getting a Taxi wsj.com/ Just like in the US, as you are...

Ever thought of doing the traditional Yabusame (mounted archery) from the back of a taxi? You can now try it with a special 2-day archery course being offered by Sanwa Kotsu, a Japanese Taxi Company which has been expanding its business in the country over the past few years....

Have you ever wondered why all taxis look alike in Japan? There's a reason- they are! Well, for the most part. dreamstime.com/ Although colours may vary depending on the company, the two main types of taxi are as follows: Toyota Crown Comfort en.wikipedia.org/ Nissan Crew en.wikipedia.org/ These cars make a distinct sound as many...

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