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Get Exclusive Discounts With All Orders!

Here at SIM Card Geek we love to reward our customers. That is why we work hard sourcing the best discounts we possibly can in Japan and then passing them on to our customers to use during their trip! As a thank you to all our customers we dispatch all our orders with a variety […]

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Introducing QL Liner – Baggage Transport and Delivery Service

Moving around Japan can be difficult if you have a lot of luggage. On the Shinkansen and trains, there is oftentimes not enough space to accommodate everyone’s belongings. Many bus services even impose a one- or two-pieces-of-luggage/passenger limit. Yes, there are coin lockers at train stations and tourist attractions where you can store your backpacks […]

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For the First Time Ever, the Rugby World Cup is Coming to Asia!

For the first time ever, the Rugby World Cup is coming to Asia! From September 20 to November 2, Japan takes on hosting duties for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 20 international teams will fight it out to take home the much-coveted Webb Ellis Cup. The participating teams are divided into 4 pools. As of […]

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Common Things to Expect When You Set Foot on the Land of the Rising Sun

Are you leaving for your first ever Japan trip soon? Does it make you anxious and nervous, despite your months and months of research and preparation? Rich with spectacular natural attractions, ancient and historic landmarks, top notch food, and unique and vibrant culture and traditions, Japan is a popular destination among globetrotters, both experienced and […]

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A traditional Japanese inn or ryokan

How to Prepare for your First Trip to Japan

For many people, Japan is a destination that is at the top of their travel bucket lists. This should not come as a surprise, as the country boasts of some of the world’s best natural landscapes and scenery, delicious cuisines, amazing ancient landmarks and structures, and fascinating culture and traditions. If you dream of visiting […]

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Rugby World Cup Training Camps Revealed

Various cities in Japan will host team camps for the 20 teams participating in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. They were picked from a pool of applicants consisting of about 90 prefectures and cities, after consulting with the different competing teams. According to Akira Shimazu, the 2019 Rugby World Cup organizing committee’s president and CEO, […]

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Good News for all Hello Kitty Fans Visiting Japan this Summer!

The West Japan Railway Co. or JR West revealed in March of 2018 that they are introducing a special-themed Shinkansen in a few months — the Hello Kitty Shinkansen! Information on the Hello Kitty Shinkansen The Hello Kitty Shinkansen will be comprised of eight 500-series Kodama train cars that will feature the popular Sanrio character, […]

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11 Things Every Traveller Must Know Before Going To Japan

Japan offers some of the best and most memorable historical and cultural experiences for tourists from different parts of the globe. It is home to many ancient shrines, temples, and castles; scenic mountains, valleys, and other landscapes; and mouthwatering dishes that will make you keep coming back for more. If visiting Japan is in your […]

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