D Left to right: Shinjuku is a major transportation hub in Tokyo, with the busiest train station in the world; chopsticks are used for cooking and serving food as well as for eating.


First encounters

Feel the rhythm of daily life

Arriving in Japan for the first time is a thrilling experience. It’s surprisingly easy to get into the rhythm of daily life here; the food, the language, and the etiquette that guides every interaction are all part of the excitement of discovering Japan.

Let us guide you through your first experiences in Japan; as you negotiate public transportation, understand the importance ...

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