Category: Tips & Tricks

While You’re Out – Tips & Tricks

There is no tipping when eating out in Japan. If you enjoyed your dining experience and want to express your gratitude or compliment the chef/service staff, a friendly “Gochiso-sama-deshita” will do. When dining out with a large group, it’s common for everyone, regardless of what/how much they ate or drank, to pay the same price […]

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Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble

While you are in the Shibuya area, it is worth making a short stop at the Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble. This busy street crossing is the most famous of its kind – it stands right outside of Shibuya Station, allowing those on foot to cross from any angle or direction, and all at once. When the […]

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Starting off the day in bustling Shinjuku, you’ll find a mix of the eclectic and the traditional waiting for you, offering a seamless blend of entertainment and education. Shinjuku is home to a number of Tokyo’s most impressive skyscrapers, but also some of its most beautiful and luxuriant gardens. Known as a trend-setting district, it’s […]

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