I help people discover interesting places near Tokyo which are not so overrun by oversea tourist.
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Vegetarian & Halal aren't common in Japan but do exist, so you should be able to find some good places. If you plan to come near Tokyo I recommend nikkoken in Sano. An award winning ramen shop my friend runs that... See More
Not sure you are already in Japan and have sorted your internet out, but this can be a bit tricky as I have had similar problems. In most cases, you won't be able to sign a monthly contract so 'paying as you go' is going to be the best option. ... See More
Hi there, Japan has quite a lot to offer for each season. In late November you might be able to catch the autumn leaves in some places like Nikko as well as go skiing in the mountains if you are up for winter sports. Relaxing in a hot spring is also... See More
Hi Fyka, It's not widely known, but there is regional train passes as well, so you might want to have a look at these too. Tokyo and North regions https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pass/index.html Kansai & Kyoto area http://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/ticket/pass/kansai/... See More
I haven't stayed in a hostel in Shibuya or Roppongi(I usually stay in Asakusa), but the best place to find hostels are Booking.com and hotel.com. If you have a lot of luggage then somewhere near the station is easier, but in terms... See More