I'll be in Tokyo with my family in July, and I would love to check out a sumo wrestling match. I found that there will be a tournament happening in Nagoya while we are there. It looks like the Shinkansen train can make the trip in ~100min. Is this a feasible day trip for 3 ppl (2 adults + 1 6y/o)? Any insight appreciated
What's the best way to handle getting/carrying foreign currency? (For travel to Japan, in particular.) [more inside]
Help! I'm going to Japan (well, hopefully). What do I need to know? [more inside]
Any Nagoya savvy folks who could comment on what towns to look at for real estate (rental or purchase) within a 30-45 minute train or bus ride of Nagoya Tsurumai Station? Looking to be in countryside, or smaller town rather than within the big city as am desirous of green, fresh air and water, walking, a small garden, but need to work in Tsurumai.
Where to buy a reasonably high-quality Go board in or near Nagoya? Or, failing that, Tokyo?
I'm looking for interesting places to shop in Tokyo. I'm specifically interested in any 'only in Japan' shopping experiences, but I'd also really love suggestions for great fabric stores. Suggestions for Nagoya, Hiroshima and Shizuoka are also welcome. [more inside]
Does anyone here know what documents, besides your passport and visa, are needed at the border entry into Japan? [more inside]
Expo 2005, Nagoya, Japan. Anyone been? Anybody going? Any tips for staying in/around Nagoya? Thanks! [more inside]