It’s near impossible to get around in 2019 without internet access, and the same goes for living in Japan. There are a multitude of methods for obtaining an internet connection.
For anyone staying longer than a couple of months in Japan, there are times when a phone number is required, even if it’s just to purchase a commuter pass or to send a bank transfer.
Whether it’s in 漢字 or in romaji/English, there are a few particularities to the Japanese address system. The best way to learn how is to first understand the parts that make up the address.
Japan has a lot to offer, but some amenities may not compare to your favorites from home.
If you take the train or bus to commute along the same route every day, you can get an IC Card Commuter Pass to save a few hundred yen each month.
In an emergency in Japan, call 119 for Ambulance and/or Fire Department services. For Police services, Call 110.
Tokyo is home to two major international aiports: Narita Aiport and Haneda Airport. Either airport has convenient ways for you to make your way into the heart of the city.
The most convenient methods of local travel in Japan are by train or bus. To pay fares, most locals use tap-to-pay IC Cards, like PASMO and Suica Cards.