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This summer: Waste Less Recycle More Campaign

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Japan will start charging for plastic bags from July of 2020

As you may have heard Japan will start charging for plastic bags from July of 2020. Anytips.jp had the wonderful idea of ​​offering alternatives to the use of plastic bags in Japan. Anytips.jp's article HERE Here at TourinJapan, we think it is a very good initiative to have implemented this measure. Nevertheless, the work to [...]
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How to refuse plastic bags in Japan. Best practice.

Be Quick, Or It Gets Bagged By Default Japanese pride themselves on customer service, and part of that is efficiently bagging your goods for you at the cash register. This means you need to learn the ‘no bag please’ phrase off by heart and say it as soon as you see the cashier reaching for [...]
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COVID19 – “ROOM FOR RESCUE” Free accommodation in Kanazawa to tourists who are unable to get back home

We support this amazing initiative that provides free accommodation to foreign visitors in Japan who have difficulty returning home. If you are in a difficult situation you can apply on their website. Here. If you wanna help you can donate some money to the hotel through a crowdfunding campaign. Here. Where: Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefecture GOOGLE [...]
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Covid-19 in Japan as a Tourist – All you need to know

Japan COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker: Total contaminated: 1090 (+3)Death: 40 Temporary Closure of Attractions in Japan JapanJapan Prefecture Name Closed Untill Prefecture Facility Name Closed till Hokkaido Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art April 17, 2020 Hokkaido Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art April 6, 2020 Tokyo Bunkamura Partially Resumed Tokyo 21 21 Design Sight March 31, 2020 [...]
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