Finding Your Way Around Japan
Learn about the
Point and Call
system used to almost completely eliminate errors
in the Japanese train system.
Learn why traffic signals used to be blue and some old ones still are.
Learn how to find locations using Japan's unusual address scheme.
Unlike the way things were in the 1990s, smoking is restricted in Japan.
The hanko seal system makes far more sense than sloppy pen scrawls for signatures.
See how many cities design custom manhole covers to decorate their streets.
The above is specific to travel logistics. Maybe you're looking for information on specific places in Japan.
Akihabara, Tōkyō's Electric Town
Electronics parts and tools, the otaku lifestyle, cosplay, anime, and manga
Aizu-Wakamatsu, Mount Bandai, the Five-Colored Lakes, Samurai and Daimyō Castles, Prehistoric Tombs, Modern Art, Medical History, and Kitakata
Risshaku-ji Cliff-Face Temple Complex and its 1000-Step Path, Minimoura Forest Path to Buddhist Monastery and Shugendō Training Area, Yamagata City
The 2,446-Step Path, Suga Waterfall, Haguromachi Town and Shugendō Retreats, Shrines and Temples
Travel through Kyūshū, the Harbor, Temples, Shrines, the Samurai Path, and a World War II Air Defense Bunker