LIFE & RESIDENCE
Banks in Japan largely offer the same financial services that you would expect in your home country. But there are some banking details and some language that will be useful for you to know. Most banks in Japan are open from 9.00 to 15.00, Monday to Friday for counter service.
In part 2 of this miniseries, we'll continue to explore Japan's options for a cheap, fast and good meal. This time we'll look at what might be less familiar to someone visiting for the first time. We'll pick up with the list where we left off before, with food from supermarkets and convenience stores, before moving on to other things.
As in any country or culture manners at the table can be a big deal on how you come across to people and more particularly if you find yourself in a very formal setting such as a business dinner.
It might not be the most exciting thing about Japan, but it could easily save your trip here, let alone any plans of a long-term stay. This article goes out to all my friends and family who visited here and complained about the weather the entire time