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
Adachi Museum of Art - I have been to this museum and thoroughly enjoyed its superb Japanese gardens and its collection of Modern Japanese painting, comprising approximately 1,500 of the country's most highly regarded paintings produced after the Meiji period and centering on the works of Yokoyama Taikan.