Economy: Yen is the currency of Japan. One yen is worth 0.010 of U.S. dollar. On the single yen is a man named Ninomiya Kinjiro(1787-1856), he was a leader in Japanese agriculture. He represents a symbol of hard work and perseverance.
When I first arrived in Tokyo, I had no idea how to eat sushi correctly, why people bow and how to greet or thank in Japanese. I didn't know why people take their shoes off or that it's perfectly safe to carry large amounts of yen in my wallet. Do you know what to expect from a visit to Japan? Learn the 20 things that nobody told you about visiting Japan.
HOW TO TRAVEL TO JAPAN ON A TIGHT BUDGET - While Japan isn’t cheap per say – especially if you compare it to countries such as Cambodia and Vietnam – it certainly can be done on a tight budget. We found Japan to be quite affordable and cheaper than London or even England. Here is a summary of what we spent and some advice on how to save money when travelling to Japan. - www.beautifullytravelled,com