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Prepare yourself for the typhoon season!

Japan’s crime rate is one of the lowest worldwide, despite having huge cities and millions of people. The real danger lures elsewhere. Every year, there are numerous typhoons visiting Japan, many damaging property and some even taking human lives. If you are lucky, you will experience a typhoon just as a ‘strong wind’, if in…

Tips: Muslim’s Guide to Dining in Japan

Japan’s boom in tourism has led people from all over the globe to come and enjoy the wonderful sights and entertainments Japan has to offer. The rise in tourism has encouraged people from all ethnic group and culture to visit the country. However, Japan has only just begun learning about Islam, making Halal restaurants still…

How to say “NO” in Japan?

Saying “NO” in Japan is not as easy as you might think. It’s an art. Japanese people do not usually say NO to anyone. In some situations, they would say it directly. But in general, they tend to evade instead. It takes some time for foreigners to accustom to this trick. It needs precision to…

Japanese Diet Hacks

Losing weight has always been such a hot topic. The Japanese diet is known as one of the healthiest diet routines in the world. However, this article is not about eating Japanese foods, it’s about eating your food in the Japanese way. Not only you’ll get a slimmer body, but it will also make you…

5 Survival Tips tourists can learn from Naruto

Let’s face it. Traveling is a fancy. Exquisite foods, awesome landscapes and a whole new set of exciting activities we can all enjoy while exploring Japan. But getting all of the fun is not as easy as pie especially if you’re headed to a place that you’ve never visited before. If you don’t speak the…

How to Enjoy a Marvelous Day in Kyoto with only 1700〜2200¥

Kyoto, just like many cities in Japan takes into consideration the fact that its city is populated by a large number of students or recently independent individuals and, therefore, offers a wide range of prices for most goods (if they aren’t monopolistic). This wide range contains goods such as service goods as well as regular…

5 Shopping Tips for Tourists in Japan

There is no way shopping would be out of your itinerary when visiting Japan. Even if you are cramping your budget as economical as possible, shopping would still be part of the list. So for a more prudent shopping when touring the alluring streets with enticing merchandises, might as well take note of these money-saving…

Japan is indeed safe, but how to make your stay even more secure?

Japan has been well known as one of the safest countries in the world. Because of its safety you don’t have to worry about most of the things. Yes, it is true that the roads in Japan are well organized and everything is clean. Thieves and pick pockets are also very uncommon here. Japan also…

5 Signs that you have been “Japanized”

If you have lived for a certain duration of time in a different country other than your own with a different set of values and customs, chances are you will eventually adopt certain actions or habits of that country. These habits and actions are picked up by associating yourself with the locals in the workplace,…