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Public Transportation in Japan


(Note: This transcript has been edited for readability.)

"The transit system there is actually pretty user-friendly, especially in Tokyo. Most signs, everything is going to have English on it as well, so it's really easy to get around. How we figured stuff out is we just downloaded free apps of the transit system and just used those. They were very convenient and everything. Also if you Google 'I'm here and I want to go to here,' it'll give you the train's information and the next departure times, all that information you need. So having a smartphone or some kind of app was pretty key. But if you just use the maps that they give you or that you can find, you can get around pretty easy."

A service member provides tips for navigating public transportation in Japan.