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12 Reasons Japan Is A Tourist Paradise

12 Reasons Japan Is A Tourist Paradise

  There are hundreds of reasons why Japan is a tourist paradise. And they go beyond the robots, geisha and neon lights we’re used to seeing in the media. Not that there’s anything wrong with robots, geisha or neon lights of course. ;-) Whether you’re staying in a hotel or a traditional ryokan, catching a bullet train from Tokyo to Kyushu or jumping on a long-distance bus, eating out in a high-end restaurant or a…

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How The Japanese Anticipate Other People’s Needs

How The Japanese Anticipate Other People’s Needs

  Customer Service In Japan Is Second To None They have a saying in Japan: “Okyakusama wa kamisama desu” which translates as “The Customer Is God”. Whilst I think elevating a consumer to the level of ‘God’ is a tad excessive, it does help demonstrate why Japan is one of the top countries in the world when it comes to delivering outstanding customer service and experience. A simple recent example of this was when we…

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How To Travel In Japan Without Speaking Japanese

How To Travel In Japan Without Speaking Japanese

  One of the major considerations with travelling in Japan is the inscrutable Japanese language. A seemingly incomprehensible, often kaleidoscopic, barrage of cryptic symbols awaits the foreign traveller who doesn’t speak or read the language. But, really, just how difficult is it to travel around Japan when you don’t speak the lingo? Well, it probably isn’t as big an issue or potential problem as you might fear. Don’t speak Japanese? Want to know explore Japan…

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5 Essential Things You Need Before You Go To Japan

When it comes to travel, many of us dream about being spontaneous. Suddenly deciding to up sticks and fly somewhere exotic with no real plan. Maybe even without a specific final destination in mind. The reality for many though is that travel can be a big commitment both in terms of time and money. If that’s the case, and your goal is to set off to explore The Real Japan, then here are 5 essential…

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How To Plan A Trip To Japan In Just 4 Steps!

How To Plan A Trip To Japan In Just 4 Steps!

Planning a trip to Japan should be exciting! But it can also be daunting and the options for what to do potentially overwhelming. To help you get started, I’ve compiled 4 steps, in the form of key questions you should think about and answer. These will help you determine where to go, how long to go for, what to see and do and how to manage when you are there. This is only the first…

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