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5 Essential Smartphone Apps to Help You Survive Your Next Japan Trip!

Traveling can be very exhausting sometimes with all of the things you need to take care of – taking care of your visa-related paperwork, working on a reasonable budget, booking internal flights (if any), checking the weather forecast in advance, googling nearby money exchange shops, and much more! Some people are blessed with “adaptability” as…

Tamagotchi: Your Favorite Childhood Game Has Become Modern!

I am one of those who lived through the 90s generation when ‘Tamagotchi’ was born. “This is my Tamagotchi, and his name is Mario!” I still remember the day I asked my father to buy me a tiny digital pet from Japan, which all of my friends were crazy about it. We could feed our…

Food on the Go: 3 Fast Food Apps You can Use in Japan

With smartphones ubiquitous and delicious fast food, what better way than to get it on the cheap, by combining apps and fast food. This may help you navigate the world of fast food in Japan, or find some familiar comfort food on your trip. These apps are all free, downloadable from iTunes etc, but for…

Get in Touch with “LINE” Friends at the Line Friends Store in Harajuku

Have you ever tried the application “LINE” on your mobile phone? LINE is a free messaging system where you can send and receive text messages and calls for free, whenever, wherever. It is also available in all smartphones from iPhones, Androids, Blackberries and so on. LINE Characters In using LINE, several character stickers are available,…