Surviving Japanese Traffic

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When talking about traffic or transportation in Japan images of fully packed subway carts, lightning fast bullet trains and the ever so famous Shibuya crossing probably pop up in most people’s minds. There is much more to it than that but traffic in Japan is definitely fast, modern and in my opinion, a little crazy. At times it can be daunting but knowing some do’s and dont’s of the system can also make your experience here much more enjoyable.

Here I have listed a few flamboyantly random pointers on how to survive in Japanese traffic based on my own experiences.

It is worthy mentioning that Tokyo is a completely different world in its own and due to it being a mega city everything in Tokyo is just muchmore than anywhere else in Japan.

takeshita street tokyoIt is easy to get lost in Tokyo’s busy streets

Rush hour

First and foremost: do…

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