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A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Taxis

Perhaps you arrived on a late flight and the trains to your AirBnb have already stopped running. Or maybe you got on the wrong subway line, and now you’re running late for your check-in. What if you have heavy suitcases and don’t want to deal with searching for elevators or lugging your stuff onto crazily packed trains? Time to hail a cab!

How To Catch an Early Morning Flight When Trains Are Not Running

A recent study has shown that out of all the world’s major metropolitan cities, Tokyo residents sleep the least amount of time. The bustling streets and flashing lights never stop. But even in the city that doesn’t sleep, unfortunately the trains and many of the buses do. This can be a real problem if you need to catch an early flight. The train lines in Tokyo stop service between 12:00 AM-1:00 AM depending on the line and begin running again at 4:00 AM. This may not cut it if you have a 6:00 AM or even 7:00 AM flight. Narita International Airport is actually quite far from the center of

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