Any other travel tips for Japan?
Climate: You can expect warm summers and very cold winters in the north, whereas it’s fairly temperate with mild winters in the south.
Time differences: Japan is nine hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Medication: Some common prescriptions are banned under the country’s strict anti-stimulant drug laws, so be careful if you’re planning to bring any medicine into Japan. The UK government’s website has more information.
Tipping: Generally, it isn’t customary to tip. Japanese culture puts a high value on respect and politeness, so don’t be offended if your tip is refused.