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I personally am very happy with the Japan Travel app (App store link, Google Play link) by Navitime. It is very good for finding trips from one train station to another (sometimes it provides bus routes but that is very unreliable). But most importantly, it lets you choose the following options for route search: fastest route lowest number of transfers ...


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If you use the Jorudan (https://world.jorudan.co.jp/mln/en/) trip planner, it splits the change time into transfer time and waiting time. The transfer portion can give you an indication for how far away the different platforms. The times given are generally the maximum and on the Japanese version of the site you can specify how quickly you can do transfers ■...


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Unfortunately, there is no easy way to do this. The train companies don't advertise long walks, they advertise "connected to ...". Checking the transfer time works in the short-time direction but not for long times. If the transfer time says "2 minutes" that is likely a platform change, but if it says "10 minutes" you don't know if it is a 9 minute walk ...


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A simple Hyperdia search should be all you need in most circumstances; just search for your route and see the transfer times that are given for each possible transfer option. For example if you search from Kanda to Otemachi, you see that it does indeed show longer transfer times at Mitsukoshimae vs. at Nihombashi. If you want to see for yourself what the ...


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You can only get a shore pass if you are changing airports or your onward flight is the next calendar day. Otherwise you would need a visa to enter Japan.


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It's generally not advised to book your flights, hotels etc before getting the visa confirmed. You can simply provide a list of the expected dates, locations, maybe activities and costs per day (estimated). The idea is to show you have a rough idea of a plan, and you know how much it might cost, and the tax return will help show you're likely to be able to ...


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I would imagine... A list of hotels/accommodations with reservation confirmation with dates. And a list of transportation if you already made some reservation for them (planes tickets in and out of Japan, planes or train tickets inside Japan... )


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The 電気風呂 passes a mild electric current so when you sit between the electrodes, you feel a slight tingly feeling. It’s usually one of the many different types of individual bath options (including jet baths) that a super bathhouse (スーパー銭湯) might have. They warn people with weak hearts or pacemakers shouldn’t use the devices and I have to heartily (pun ...


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It is fairly common practice to issue emergency travel documents to citizens who lose their passport abroad. A non-negligible proportion of people lose their passports while travelling abroad, so I doubt that a reasonably experienced check-in staff would have never seen one of them. So, I think the answer is "do not worry, the airline check-in staff knows ...


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Yes, you're overthinking. The name of the game in North Korea is brinksmanship: they push the envelope to extract concessions, but are not stupid enough to commit an actual act of war, like shooting down a passenger airplane. Also, North Korea does not test anti-aircraft missiles, but ballistic missiles aimed at specific targets on the ground. These fly ...


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ANA has a table on the minimum connecting time at Japan Domestic airports. It recommends at least 180 minutes (3 hours) for domestic-to-international transit between Haneda and Narita. In your case, you should be able to catch your flight, if everything is running on time. An alternative is to book your first leg of the flight straight into Narita, which ...


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Yes, this should be plenty of time, there are busses and trains (I would generally recommend the train as it is more reliable) that run between the two airports without any changes. For example: the 13h02 train leaving Haneda would get to Narita at 14h37 giving you plent of time to check in.


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There is a shuttle bus which costs 3,100 Yen and takes approximately 80 minutes (but this is heavily traffic dependent and could thus take longer). The train would take nearer to two hours, but is fairly predictable in terms of journey time. Add in time to get from the plane to baggage reclaim to the mode of public transport, and adding in an assumption ...


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In order to answer your questions for others. Yes, you can send a Yuu-pack and have it delivered to the post office in the manner you described in the question. Regular mail can also be delivered in a similar manner, see image on the link you provided. If you don't have a phone number you should be able to leave it blank. Please note that the post ...


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The place in the photograph is actually located in Formosa Aboriginal Culture Village, in Taiwan, probably during the Sakura Festival. Formosa Aboriginal Culture Village was established in 1986; total area is 62 hectares. The culture village features aboriginal cultures, combining tourism, culture and educational functions. It is located in Yuchi, Nantou ...


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It's a multiple entry visa, so you can use it as many times as you want (while it is valid), and you will have 30 days each time.


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All the major ticketing systems (Pia, eplus, Lawson Ticket, Y! Ticket, Rakuten Ticket) almost always allow you to claim your ticket up until the day after the concert (in case you missed the show but are eligible for a refund), so you should be fine. 7-11 doesn't use their electronic portal for ticketing services like Lawson or FamilyMart do, so you'd show ...


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