Here is the largest, biggest, most famous, most crowded line in Tokyo, it is technically NOT a metro line as it is operated by JR and you will need to commute inside JR stations to catch it, but it allows to commute around town This is the circle line of Tokyo, connecting 29 stations in […]
Japan has even got a law for recruitment (that they are considering to dismiss). every year there is a huge cycle around employment Students visit fairs and consider companies to integrate one year before they graduate, they get their contracts and are pampered for the whole year up to the event. all contracts start on […]
Shinagawa is a business area in Tokyo that offers many advantages, it is central, it is smaller than Tokyo station and therefore easier to locate the Shinkansen platforms, there is less queue at the counter to activate a rail pass for tourists and in general less queue all together On the other hand, if you […]
Overtime in Japan is a catch 22, when you think you are addressing it, something comes across that makes it worse. In preparation of Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the government and the Mayor of Tokyo, Koike San, are taking things very seriously, asking companies to allow holidays, home work, different working hours. Some metro lines (Tozai […]
How many times have you ever seen metro employees cleaning the platform in rhythm on a Sunday afternoon? in my case, 1st city ever!!