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Japan's Hoshino Resorts Shares How to Enjoy Travelling After the Coronavirus Pandemic

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With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the tourism and travel industries in Japan have been seriously damaged. Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has announced that foreign visitors to Japan in April 2020 compared to the same month in 2019 had declined by 99.9% to 2900 visitors.

Shop Like A Local: 20+ Helpful Phrases, Vocabulary & Tips for Japanese Supermarkets!

Many people regard Japanese supermarkets as a must-visit when visiting Japan, because they not only reveal the daily life of Japanese people, but also handy for getting cheap meals and snacks! Here, we will introduce the types of Japanese supermarkets, common words, popular products in Japanese, as well as practical product questions and how to handle checking out. Next time you go to a Japanese supermarket, you can enjoy shopping even if you don’t know Japanese!

Say Hello to Kitty and Friends at Tokyo’s Cutest Train Station!

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You won’t find a train station more adorable than this one! The Keio railway company recently unveiled a new look for their Tama-Center Station, featuring some of Sanrio’s most popular characters, including none other than Hello Kitty. From the ticket gates to the station platform, and even a special limited train, I found some of Japan’s cutest characters in the most unexpected places!

JR Osaka Station’s Travel Service Center is multilingual. Let’s take a look at the services they offer travelers in Osaka

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Sightseeing

If you want to enjoy Osakan cuisine, know how to get to the city’s tourism spots, or if you want to get bargain prices on round trip tickets about Japan, then by all means head for Travel Service Center Osaka in the JR Osaka Station! This multilingual center hands out sightseeing guides, helps with hotel reservations, helps with travel troubles, and fully supports foreign visitors in their travels!

See the Influence of the West Live in Action in Osaka's Incredible Public Hall

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Architecture

Nakanoshima is a vibrant area dating back to ancient times when Osaka was a thriving merchant city. You’ll find retro buildings here, as well as fashionable cafes and restaurants. Osaka City Central Public Hall, which celebrated its 100 anniversary in 2018, is a symbol of this area. The building is still used as a public facility, and it is designated as an “Important national cultural property” for its artistic looks and architecture. We heard that guided visits of the building are available, including a delicious lunch as part of the tour, so we went along to take a look!

How Much Money Should I Bring to Japan? Travel Budget for Visiting Tokyo!

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Visiting Japan can mean different things to different people, but the kind of trip you will have depends to a large extent on what kind of budget you have and what you are willing, or not willing, to do in order to save money. Luckily, Japan has a lot of different options for a flexible traveler, regardless of whether they want to spend a little money, or a lot.

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