Tag: public-transportation

Travelling in Japan – The different modes of transport available Shinkansen (bullet train)

After going on numerous trips across Japan, I realised that this country had way too many places to visit and that required time and financial means if you wanted to cover them all. I have also tried the different modes of transportation as Japan offers various options to choose from based on your budget and […]

Driving in Japan Driving in Japan

For many newcomers to Japan, driving is the last thing on their minds. The traffic in major cities can be insane, and with the incredible public transportation most everywhere it’s often totally unnecessary.

Public Transport in Japan Public transport

About two weeks ago, a bus I was going to take was (thanks to traffic) about ten minutes late, which meant I had to jog a bit to catch a train that was, by the way, right on time itself. It shocked me at the time because in my twenty-seven years here

Commuting and manners on Japanese trains Japanese public transportation.

Here is some examples of what is perceived as appropriate or inappropriate deportment in Japan. With the exception of a few misdeeds, the Japanese have very similar values to the West when it comes to decent comportment on public transportation. However, some behaviour might be taken more seriously and could trigger some dirty looks on […]