A Z What’s not to love about Japan? From bottomless pow- der, extreme polite- to
OF SKIING & BOARDING IN JAPAN
A PPS. You’ll need them! HyperDia for all your transport needs, GuruNavi for hunting out the best restaurants in town and Google Translate and if you’re a little bit ramen obsessed you’ll need to download Ramen Beast. B ULLET TRAIN. Zooming up to 300km/h, the bullet train or Shinkansen is the way to travel with speed and style. It really is an experience in itself. C ASH IS KING. For such a technologically advanced country, it can seem odd to carry around giant wads of Japanese yen. But it’s essential! Cash still rules in Japan. D IRECTIONS. The Japanese are expert direction givers and extremely helpful. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when lost. E TIQUETTE. This lies at the core of Japanese society. Do your utmost to emulate Japan’s excellent etiquette and you’ll go far.
ness and culinary delights to public transport that just makes sense. Alex Parsons lists her A to Z.
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