What you’ll need
round-trip airline tickets
in Japan they use coins for up to 500 yen (~$5.00 USD)
a change purse
photo ID/driver’s license
netflix only downloads when you’re using wifi!
entertainment for the plane
days you’ll be there—and extra!
there are few public garbage cans, carry it with you and dispose at the hotel/where you’re staying
plastic bags for garbage
earplugs/eye mask for the plane
a camera (or phone)
socks and shoes
depending on the time of year
a jacket or sweater
don’t forget to stop at the currency exchange
you’ll be walking a LOT
get Google Translate from the app store
Pack. Get everything together for the trip, the plane ride, and save room for souvenirs!
withdraw cash and go to the currency exchange. a coin purse is a must!
learn the trains. workers are very helpful, know what station you need (pic not whole route system)
plan what to do! we went to Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, and more. all accessible by train
ideas: cat cafe (multiple), owl cafe, electric town, robot restaurant, gardens, and Mount Takao
more ideas: eat ramen, sushi, all desserts, arcades, cafes, and Tokyo Tower!