Study Abroad in Japan (Part 3) After Arrival: 4 Important Procedures to Get Done Right Away

How do you feel about arriving in Japan? Before diving headfirst into all the excitement and exploration, let’s cross out the to-do list first. To become an official resident, you’ll have to prepare documents for the notorious ward office procedures, make a phone number, and open a bank account. Are you aware of the optimized order for completing these tasks to minimize the hassle? If not, keep reading for a helpful guide!

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Tasting Sake in Japan / Part 1: What is sake?

When you think of Germany, you think of beer. When you think of Spain, you think of wine. So, what comes to mind when you think of Japan? That’s right, sake! Embarking on a journey through Japan isn’t just about sightseeing; it’s about immersing yourself in its vibrant culture, including indulging in its local sake. Exploring local sake in Japan is a must for an enriching travel experience!
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Study Abroad in Japan (Part 2) Upon Arriving: What to Get Done at the Airport

Welcome to Japan!

Now that you are on the way to the airport to head to Japan, it’s time to take a look at what to do before you arrive at your departure airport and when you arrive in Japan. As mentioned in the previous article (Part 1) Before Leaving: What Should I Pack and Prepare?, you should complete three main procedures at the airport. In this article, we will look at how to do them. Think of this article as a simulation at the airport!
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Universal Studios Japan’s Helpful Tips & Recommendations

USJ tips&recommendations

Did you know Universal Studios Japan was listed as the world’s third-most-visited theme park in 2022? This park welcomes guests from across the globe, incorporating shows and attractions based on popular films and Japanese anime and manga.
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Best 6 eSIM and 7 Physical SIM Card Providers in Japan 2024

Best eSIM and Physical SIM Card Providers in Japan 2024

Are you planning on making a trip to Japan?

If you’ve ever traveled abroad, you’ll know how important it is to have access to Instagram, messaging applications, or Google MAP. You’re going to want an eSIM or prepaid SIM card that you can use in Japan, just like in your home country. With internet access, you will be able to travel without any worries!
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How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From au

Unlock au Smartphone-Feature

Do you know about SIM-Lock and SIM-Free smartphones? If your phone is bought from a carrier in Japan, there is a good chance the smartphone may be locked to the carrier. If so, the phone cannot be used with other network carriers (in Japan and overseas). But fear not! We will show you how to SIM-unlock a smartphone from au!
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How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From SoftBank

Unlock SoftBank Smartphone

Do you know about SIM-Lock and SIM-Free smartphones? If your phone is bought from a carrier in Japan, there is a good chance the smartphone may be locked to the carrier. If so, the phone cannot be used with other network carriers (in Japan and overseas). But fear not! We will show you how to SIM-unlock a smartphone from SoftBank!
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How to SIM Unlock a Smartphone From docomo

Unlock docomo Smartphone-Feature

Do you know about SIM-Lock and SIM-Free smartphones? If your phone is bought from a carrier in Japan, there is a good chance the smartphone may be locked to the carrier. If so, the phone cannot be used with other network carriers (in Japan and overseas). But fear not! We will show you how to SIM-unlock a smartphone from docomo!
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English Introduction to ahamo Phone Plans | Prices, Speeds, and How to Begin Applying

EInglish INtroduction to ahamo Phone Plan

ahamo is a phone service that is part of and operated by docomo in Japan, one of Japan’s top three cellular providers, and popular with Japanese people. However, with no English materials or support, little English information is available. We’re here to help!

Here is an English introduction to ahamo phone plans, including prices, the service, and how to begin applying. READ MORE