Japan is incredibly beautiful! The natural beauty of Japan is dependent on the four seasons: spring, summer, fall and winter. These magical seasons bring a list of yearly festivals and events, which are truly amazing to participate in. If you are going to visit Japan, you will need to know some very useful travel tips for sure.

Making a complete travel plan includes everything such as getting travel visa, hotel reservation, purchasing plane ticket, buying necessary travel accessories, and finally choosing the places you want to explore. You are the one who would manage all these things one after another. If you are lazy enough, you have got to rely on some local tour operators, they are happy to assist everything on behalf of you.

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Beautiful Himeji Castle, Japan! Photo credit: Marufish at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.

Before you travel to Japan you should understand a fact that is “what would you like see & discover in Japan?” Although Japan is not a big country like United States, China, Canada, and Russia, yet there are many things to see and do. So, sometimes making a travel plan on your own might be hard for you. You will have to decide the places you want to discover in a certain region/area.

“What is the best time to visit Japan?” – very often you come across this question before visiting Japan, don’t you? In fact, Japan is said to be one of the best year-round destinations in the world. Read this guide and find out the best time to take a trip to Japan.

The rainy season and summer season might make some trouble for you. Therefore, it is very important to know about the weather forecast before or at the time you stay in Japan. In recent years, according to recent summer weather report, it says the weather has gone crazy and it’s very hot out there.

Accommodation problem may arise if you don’t make hotel reservation in advance, especially during hanami and autumn leaves viewing seasons.

Make sure you have a valid passport before applying for a Japan tourist visa. Some countries citizens don’t need visa for staying up to 90 days long.

Japanese are very friendly, helpful and sociable. They will treat you very nicely without question, though you are advised to learn some important Japanese phrases. When it comes to communicating with them, it could be a major concern if you don’t know Japanese.

However, one of the biggest issues that every foreign tourist must have in their mind is “Japanese Etiquette”. You certainly need to know them to repay your gratitude.

Read the following articles to get to know more about Japan including useful travel guides.

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