To Get Around Japan, Let’s Ride the Shinkansen Flying is of course a convenient way to travel around the many sightseeing areas that are dotted around Japan. However, if a destination can be easily reached by train, then I recommend taking the train as you can more closely experience everyday life.
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
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 […]