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[Local College Students Tell All!] A Beginner’s Guide for Making the Most Out of the Kyoto City Bus System

Kyoto City Buses help immensely when you want to go around to the many sightseeing spots in the city effectively. However, people often say things like the routes are complicated and that they do not know the system. Local students introduce the knack of using the city buses wisely! Here is a beginner’s guide!
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Things You Should Know to Enjoy Sightseeing in Yokohama! An Annual Climate Guide

Yokohama is a port city on the east side of Kanagawa. With connections to Machiya in Tokyo, it’s an easy to access place via trains. It has a high concentration of tourist attractions like Marine Tower, Bay Bridge, the Red Brick Warehouses, Yokohama Chinatown, and so on, making it an enjoyable city to walk through. Prepare for the weather and climate during the year and have fun thoroughly sightseeing around Yokohama!
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There When You Need Them! How to Use Japanese Internet Cafes

Internet cafes are now found in cities the world over. This is true of Japan too. At their most basic, these businesses offer computers with high-speed Internet access. In recent years, however, the services on offer have increased to the point that it’s almost a waste not to take advantage. If you’re traveling on a budget, you’ll definitely want to look into these facilities and see how they can benefit you!
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You won’t get lost with this! A Complete Guide to Shinjuku Station in Tokyo, the World’s Busiest Station

Shinjuku Station, the world’s busiest station, is so confusing that even Japanese people get lost. However, this guide is written complete with photos for foreign travelers so that they can navigate Shinjuku Station without getting lost. Please read this if you have plans to come to Shinjuku, or even just to Tokyo, because it might come in handy!
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Tokyo’s base taxi fare went down a lot! A Complete Guide to Using Tokyo’s Taxis for A Bargain

Taxis are convenient when you’re sightseeing if you have lots of luggage or if you’re in a rush. Japanese taxis have always been called expensive, and thanks to those opinions, Tokyo taxis have lowered their base fare! Is it really a bargain compared to the old fare? Is it actually more expensive? Check this article out to get a detailed explanation of the fare changes and learn how to use taxis effectively and efficiently for better priced travel.
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You won’t get lost with this! A Complete Guide to Kyoto Station, the Entrance to the Old Capital

Kyoto Station is used by a majority of foreign tourists that come to Japan. It’s a terminal station with shinkansen, regular trains, buses, and other sorts of transportation available. Learn how to use Kyoto Station efficiently without getting lost! Also learn more about convenient spots and services that foreign tourists can use while they’re there.
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A Complete Guide to Osaka and Umeda Stations For Foreign Travelers

The area around Osaka and Umeda Stations is great as a base for sightseeing or as a cuisine or shopping spot, but it’s so confusing that even Japanese people often get lost. This article has photographic guides to help foreign travelers find their way through the stations as well as helpful information. Please check it when you’re coming to Osaka for a smooth trip.
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