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Travel Tips At Any Time

Make every minute count while you're in Japan

Skipps is your instant guide to everything you need to know to make the best of your Japan trip. Whether you're looking for tourist spots, restaurants, or shops, you'll find the information in seconds--and in your own language.
You can trust us to only publish the best information; we don't want to waste your time searching through useless tips and advice. So if you have some time to kill during your travels, check out Skipps. We'll make sure that wherever you go, you won't miss out on anything.

Information you can use, exclusively on Skipps

1Reviews from foreign residents living in Japan

If you're worried about whether you'll enjoy a certain restaurant or tourist spot, check out a review by a writer from your country. They might give you just the perspective you need!
If you're worried about whether you'll enjoy a certain restaurant or tourist spot, check out a review by a writer from your country. They might give you just the perspective you need!

2Feature articles by Skipps editors who are knowledgable about Japan

Our editors know a lot about Japanese culture and what's in right now in Japan. Reading their articles might inspire you to try something new that you'd never planned on doing.
Our editors know a lot about Japanese culture and what's in right now in Japan. Reading their articles might inspire you to try something new that you'd never planned on doing.

3Instantly find out which places are nearest

For your convenience, we organize search results by the time it takes to travel from your nearest train station or airport.
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For your convenience, we organize search results by the time it takes to travel from your nearest train station or airport.

4Information on useful facilities

Looking for an ATM or convenience store? Or maybe you want to take a quick cigarette break at a designated smoking area. Whatever your need, we've got that information covered.

Looking for an ATM or convenience store? Or maybe you want to take a quick cigarette break at a designated smoking area. Whatever your need, we've got that information covered.
If you have these questions,
use Skipps!

I've got half a day to kill. Is there anything fun to do?

Find out immediately where you can go and what you can do in the spare time you have between plans.

Well, I saw what I came to see. What else can I do around here?

Don't waste your outing! Discover all the other fun things you can do near your destination.

I'm in a bit of a tough spot. What do I do?!

Whether you're experiencing a tiny problem or a bit of an emergency, you'll instantly find your solution when you access our Skipps panels, found in tourist information centers and other locations.