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An ever-popular destination no matter the season, the Land of the Rising Sun is nothing short of good food, amazing cleanliness, and a myriad of distinctive sub-cultures. A multi-faceted country once you start exploring deeper, there’s always something new to discover in Japan, where traditional and modern elements combine to form something special.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

    Country Code: +81
    Time Zone: GMT +9 hours (1 hour ahead of Singapore)
    Peak Travel Period: April to May, August
    Four Seasons: Yes
    Currency: Japanese Yen, JPY (¥)

    Transport Card: Suica, Pasmo, Icoca
    Tap water: Safe to drink
    AC Socket Type: Types A & B – 100V 50/60Hz
Japan Power Plug - Types A & B - 100V 50/60Hz

USEFUL WORDS

  • Greetings (morning) – おはようございま Ohayo gozaimasu
  • Greetings (afternoon) – こんにちは Konnichiwa
  • Greetings (evening) – こんばんは Konbanwa
  • Thank you – ありがとうございます Arigato gozaimasu
  • Excuse me – すみません Sumimasen
  • Sorry – ごめなさい Gomenasai
  • Delicious – おいしい Oishi
  • Cheers – かんぱい Kanpai
  • To show appreciation before eating – いただきますItadakimasu
  • Thank you for the delicious meal – 御馳走様 でした Gochisou sama deshita

JAPAN ITINERARIES

THINGS TO EAT IN JAPAN

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