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Best APP for Travel in Japan 2018

If you’re planning a trip to Japan and you don’t plan to stand in the same spot for your entire trip you need to read this article. Japan’s transportation system is complex & lacking in street signs but with the right app(s) and your sturdy smartphone it’s a challenge you will happily accept! Contenders for […]

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Healthcare In Japan: What If I Get Sick?

Getting sick while travelling is one of those inconveniences that frequently happen to many tourists. Even the slightest hint of a cold or a sore throat can make sightseeing and touring less fun. What should you do if you need to see a doctor while you are in this part of the world, miles and […]

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Flying to Japan; Here’s 8 of Japans Most Popular Airports

Japan is home to several dozens of airports that handle numerous domestic and international flights on a daily basis. If you are planning to visit soon, you are likely to be flying in to the country via one of the following airports: Haneda Airport Handling tens of millions passengers every year, Haneda Airport, also called […]

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9 Top Rated Japanese Beaches You Must Visit

Made up of almost 7,000 islands, Japan is an archipelagic nation blessed with several beautiful white sand beaches that are perfect destinations for hot and humid summers. If you are planning a trip to this amazing country in the summer season, make sure to check out the following top rated Japanese beaches: Yonehara Beach Known […]

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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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