Going to Japan. Things to know

Japan is a great country to visit. A great culture with different things to see and to learn. However, there are a couple of things that you should know before you can visit Japan. Things that will make your trip to Japan even better. Remember these and you will have a great trip to Japan.

It is really safe to travel to Japan

For those that don’t know, it is really safe to travel to Japan. There are so many rumors about different countries that aren’t safe to travel anymore. And Japan is one of them.

However, this is just rumors and not the truth at all. Yes, there are some parts of Japan that you should avoid, but most of the country is safe to visit. And, this is a great tourist destination. 

Having cash on you is best

We are so used to pay with our credit card. It is just safer than to walk with cash around. When you are visiting Japan, this is the one thing that you can’t do, if you want to have a great shopping experience.

Most of the shops in Japan don’t have card facilities. You will need to have cash on you, in order for you to pay. This is why you should make sure that you always have some cash on you. Just to make things a little bit easier.

Cover up your tattoos is recommended

In Japan, the one thing that is taboo is tattoos. If you have a tattoo, it is recommended that you should cover it up while you are in Japan. They believe that this is evil and that only evil people have tattoos on them.

We all know that this isn’t the truth, but this is their beliefs, so we should respect their culture and their country. It is best to cover it up. There are stores that will not allow you to enter if you have visible tattoos on you. 

Japan is a great country to visit. However, this is also a country that has some strange things that you should consider. For example, you should remove your shoes before you enter some buildings. With this guide, you will know what to expect when you are visiting Japan, and you will be prepared for a great holiday. They are friendly and treat their tourists with respect and will give them advice if possible.