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Which apps do you use for your Japan travel ?

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Which apps do you use when you travel to Japan, especially for the first time ? I need help on this.
31 months ago, January 4th 2017 No: 1 Msg: #199224  
I am planning to travel to Japan soon. And I am not good at preparation work in travel like searching travel guides, travel tip, making travel plans, and I don't like bringing a heavy guidebook like Lonely Planet during my travel. So is there any great travel app for Japan travel ?

Thank you very much ! Reply to this

31 months ago, January 4th 2017 No: 2 Msg: #199225  
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Hi Floria,

Welcome to the TravelBlog community!

I didn't have a smartphone when I lived in Japan, but this is the app for the train travel website I used often;
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31 months ago, January 6th 2017 No: 3 Msg: #199255  
In response to: Msg #199225 Thank you for your help. I will check it. Reply to this

30 months ago, February 16th 2017 No: 4 Msg: #199728  
In response to: Msg #199224 One app I find very useful, no matter where I am going, is xe, available in the App Store, or see their website, xe.com

This is a currency conversion app that give you live, up to the minute exchange rates for just about every currency imaginable. Helpful if you are at a store and want to know just how much that item is in you home currency without having to do the math in your head. Reply to this

16 months ago, April 8th 2018 No: 5 Msg: #204514  
Japan wi-fi and google maps, only two apps I've ever used in Japan and I've always gotten by splendidly with those two. 😊 Reply to this

11 months ago, August 24th 2018 No: 6 Msg: #205492  
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Besides apps that helps me for traveling, I always use apps like Cinch as I like to listen to music when traveling. It's useful as I don't know if all areas have wifi or internet but you can record your music and listen at your smartphone, check it here <snip>
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