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The truth is you can get by in Japan knowing virtually none of the Japanese language, but there are a few words that will make things a little easier. With the technology available, all you have to do is type what you want to say into your phone and a free translation app will translate it into Japanese. Then,...
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We did not want to miss the Bullet Train on our trip to Japan! Even though I get awesome airline rates as an airline employee, we were willing to forgo this luxury to ride the bullet train both times we traveled from major metropolis to major metropolis. The first time we rode the Bullet Train was from Hiroshima to...
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Japanese use the yen, ¥JPY for currency and is currently valued at approximately $1USD to every ¥109JPY. We used the Currency Converter 4.0 on Google Play during our trip. There is a free version, and a full paid version. We did just fine with the free version, and it also offers 15 other currency conversions, plus a built in...
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We love to test out the local treats in every place we visit. As a former baking blogger with kids, this ranks high in importance. When we travel, we like to experience life as a local, and surveying a destination in every aspect. We simply have to know if the treats measures up. Our Family's Favorite Treats in Japan Hi-Chews The first...
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The JR trains, or Japan Railway East Company, in Japan are incredible. The network of trains that go in every direction, crisscrossing and weaving with the utmost fluidity, are remarkable. Take the opportunity to walk around the city, and take an elevated crosswalk that crosses above them. You’ll see upwards of 10 lines working their magic. (Even if it...