Saitama, Japan travel tips

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1 Be polite, and say thank you, or "arigat? gozaimasu"!
2 Japanese love when you try to speak their language, so even learning a few phrases can save the day!
3 Sail down the river on a traditional Japanese wooden boat, taking in the beautiful nature of Nagatoro. Bring your camera!
4 Urawa Washington Hotel is a four star hotel with all the benefits of such an establishment. Call or book online as they get full quite often.
5 If you are looking for a mid-range hotel just look up Hotel Bell House, they offer great service for a bargain!
6 Looking for a place to sleep? You can find cheap rooms at City Plaza Urawa. Call or book online.
7 A Japanese phrasebook can save lives as most locals do not speak English.
8 Taxis in Saitama are relatively cheap, and while some drivers may drive a bit crazy, they are friendly and polite They don't always speak English, so writing your destination on a piece of paper in Japanese helps!
9 Flights to Japan may not be cheap, but the closest airport to Saitama is the Narita Airport.
10 The Railway Museum is a must for everybody interested in the rich history of Japanese locomotion.

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