JCT Travelling Tips

Five story pagoda in Kyoto Street view in Shibuya, Tokyo Large crabs for sale at Kanazawa fish market Stone lantern outside temple in Kyoto

Here are some useful bits and pieces of information to help make your first trip to Japan a success.  These are things we have learnt along the way and some of them will not be found in guide books:

Hotel rooms:

(Our comments here apply to mid-price hotels rather high-end chain hotels)

Compact Japanese bathroom standard twin beds

green tea making facilities single cup drip coffee


Luggage for two Single suitcase stand compact door hanging toilet bag



Prescription medications:

Useful things to pack: