The 11 Best Ryokans in Tokyo | All Different Types

The Best 11 Ryokans in Japan

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Are you looking for a ryokan in Tokyo?

Since you’ve come all the way to Tokyo, you definitely want to experience the culture of hospitality, the history, and all the traditions of Japan. One of the best ways to do this is to stay at a ryokan.

There are a countless number of ryokan throughout Japan; in this article, we will be recommending 11 different places you can stay while in the city!
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10 Best docomo Phones in 2022 | Recommendations by Price

10 Best docomo Phones in 2022 | Recommendations by Price

Are you interested in picking up a new phone? Wondering what devices will be right for you?

In this article, we will recommend 10 devices among the smartphones available from docomo.

This article also introduces docomo plans and instructions on how to buy a phone from them. Their official website has little information in English, so there may be many people who want some guidance.
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Guide to au HIKARI | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

au HIKARI is a fiber-optic internet service operated by KDDI CORPORATION, one of the three largest mobile carriers in Japan.

Because au HIKARI is a service provided by such a large telecommunications company, there are probably many who have heard of or are interested in it.

However, the au HIKARI website is only available in Japanese, making it difficult to understand the specifics of the service. Many individuals are likely struggling to make sense of it all.

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30 Best Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo is overflowing with places to go and things to see and do. Even those who have lived in the city for many years have trouble deciding what to do with their days off simply because there is too much to choose from.

In this article, we have chosen some of the best locations for sightseeing and activities in Tokyo. Whether it is your first time in the city or you are a seasoned Tokyoite, you are guaranteed to find something that piques your interest.

We have separated everything into a few categories based on what you might want to see.
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Guide to Rakuten Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Guide to Rakuten Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Rakuten Hikari is a fiber-optic internet service provided by one of Japan’s largest mobile carriers, Rakuten Mobile.

It is possible to receive a large discount if you enter a contract with Rakuten Mobile at the same time, so there are likely many people who are interested in Rakuten Hikari.

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Guide to NURO Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Guide to NURO Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Are you thinking of getting NURO Hikari?

NURO Hikari is an internet service that is popular because it places emphasis on fast connection speeds.

However, the website is completely in Japanese, making it difficult to understand the specifics of the service and the details of the contract. You might be having a bit of trouble.

In this article, we will be covering everything you need to know about applying for NURO Hikari (connection speeds, prices, English support, installation fees, customer reviews, etc.).
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Guide to SoftBank Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Guide to SoftBank Hikari | Prices, Reviews and How to Apply

Are you thinking of applying for SoftBank Hikari?

The website is all in Japanese, so you might be having trouble if you are trying to find details about the service or specifics about the contract.

In this article, we will be providing you with a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know before applying for SoftBank Hikari. This includes: the connection speed, pricing, availability of English support, installation fees, and customer reviews.
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What is NTT FLET’S Hikari Internet? | 5 Things To Know Before Applying

What is NTT FLET’S Hikari Internet? | 5 Things To Know Before Applying

Are you thinking of getting NTT FLET’S Hikari Internet?

You might be having some trouble because the details of the services are so complicated. Even looking at the website might not be much help.

Today, we are going to be explaining everything you need to know before entering a contract with NTT and getting NTT FLET’S Hikari.

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How to Enter Japan on the Residence Track Visa

※ Sakura Mobile is not able to provide assistance with visa and immigration procedures. This includes assistance for issues such as visa sponsorship, legal issues, etc.

We respectfully ask that you contact your country’s Japan embassy or consulate for more information about your situation.

Summary of the Latest Information Regarding the Residence Track Visa

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  • Due to the spread of COVID-19, as of January 14th, 2021, the government has temporarily suspended the entry of foreigners who are using the Residence Track and the Business Track to come to Japan.
  • As of March 5th, 2021, this measure was to be removed after the state of emergency in Japan.
  • On March 21st, 2021, the state of emergency was officially lifted. However, there has not been any official statement announcing when the Residence Track and Business Track will be resumed.
  • If you are coming to Japan soon, we recommend that you contact and check the latest travel information with the Japanese embassy/consulate in your country.
  • For more details, please check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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