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10 Tips For Worry–Free Travel in Japan

Travelling in a foreign country may be rather challenging, especially if you do not speak its language. How to prepare for your trip in Japan and make it smoother than ever? 1. Rent a pocket WiFi jp.fotolia.com/ Mobile broadband services and plans are quite expensive in Japan. You should purchase or rent the ‘Pocket WiFi’…

Kairosoft: Japanese Gaming Apps to get addicted to!

In Japan, you will often see lots of Japanese people playing games on their phones. On the train, waiting for a friend, or even while walking down the street! Of course, there are hundreds of games to buy, but one company, based in Japan, has released 24 games for both the iOS and Android platforms:…

Augmented Reality in Japan: the new impressive technology

Augmented reality (AR) is the integration of digital information in the real world environment. The technology uses computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data to identify the object. The simple example is an app identifying a statue by using the smartphone camera, which later automatically shows information about that statue. In…

Hyperdia: the Ultimate Japan Travel Buddy app

The moment you step into Japan, one totally unmissable thing is the presence of trains – lots of them. All throughout Japan are dense networks of complex railway lines that serve residents with awesome punctuality. Rail transport in Japan is so convenient that it almost seems irrational to own a car. To a foreigner though,…

Three Useful Mobile Phone Apps When Touring Japan

Who would not want to see the captivating sights of Japan? Lots of tourists from all over the world love having their vacation in Japan. It’s lively cities, picturesque countryside and breathtaking gardens are just some of the reasons why people love this place. But visiting Japan could be a tricky journey if you have…