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2014.08.28

These apps will make your trip more comfortable and easier♪

Comparing to Europe, America or even Asia, there is a lot comments from foreign visitors stating that travelling in Japan is not comfortable for foreigners. However, recently there are updated applications for supporting foreigner visitors like us for convenience in travelling. Today, we would like to introduce these useful applications. 

01 Touch! Tokyo

TouchTokyo

Price:Free 
Category:Travel 
Producer:H.I.S. 
http://touchtokyo.com/en/

●POINT
・All the information is chosen by Thai staff, which it is creditable.
・It can be used offline. No need to worry about internet connection.
・It contains up-to-date data of spercial coupon, free WiFi spot, and other useful traveling information.
・You can reserve restaurant by H.I.S. without worrying about languages(available in indicated areas)

Enjoy travelling Tokyo with this useful app Specially for Thai visitors

Touch! Tokyo

Providing you the popular travelling spots among Thai recommended from Thai staffs in Japan including Shinjuku area, Harajuku, Omotesando, Asakusa, Ueno and Odaiba. Apart from that, there is also more than 1,000 restaurant information. You can update many new travelling spots, and seasonal events. Moreover, it also shows you current location. Just one touch, recommended places will be pop-up. It is a truly useful application.

TouchTokyo

Apart from guiding us to the desination representing by real photo from that place, there are also other optional device which will support your travelling.

TouchTokyo

If you finally got interesting restaurants or activities, you can reserve those via HIS Japan without worrying about languages communication.

02 H.I.S. coupon

H.I.S. coupon

Price:Free
Category:Travel/area
Producer:H.I.S. 
http://his-coupon.com/en/

●POINT
・Offer you discount coupons which has the most network in Japan more than 2000 places. Both group coupons and family coupons are also offered.・Special coupon from zoos, onsen, museum and souvenir coupons.
・50% discount for children which will make parents happy.
・It can be paid via credit card. No membership required. Only download and show them to the staff.

Be more economical with this special coupon

H.I.S. coupon

Offer you with GPS signal, which will automatically search for nearby spots, such as travelling spots, airport restaurants, souvenir shops, and time-sale information. Furthermore, tou can update discount coupon via timeline. It is more economical when you arrive. Even you go there first time, you won't be lost, as it has navigator function. There are voices from users that it is very good and convenient. There are continuingly updated information and enlarged network.

H.I.S. coupon

You can search for discount coupon from the nearest current location or from interested category. Once you choose the coupon, its information about number of coupons or expired date will appear on the screen.

H.I.S. coupon

The easiest way to get coupon is just only click " Go there" button. The chosen coupon will appear on "My Coupon" page within the expired period.

03 Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi

Japan free Wi-Fi

Price:Free
Category:Travel/LAN connection
Producer:NTT-BP
http://www.ntt-bp.net/jcfw/en.html

●POINT
・Connect Free WiFi with one touch♪
・Just one time register. No need to register again, even in different areas.
・Apart from Japanese, supported for more 5 languages; English, Full Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean

No worries during the trip with Free WiFi spot connection.

Japan free Wi-Fi

There are lots of foreign visitors said that WiFi connecting in Japan is troublesome, due to where WiFi spot is. However, this app will solve those problems by providing you finding Free WiFi spots service at different locations such as airport, train station, convinience stores, more than 82,000 locatons all over Japan.( Data on 27 Aug 2014). Just register with this application for one time. You don't have to register again. This application is very essential app which you should have.

Japan free Wi-Fi

Once you have reached the destination, just open the app and click "Connect". You will be automatically connected to Free WiFi.

Japan free Wi-Fi

Application will present you Free WiFi spots. You are also able to connect to Free WiFi while having a look at a map.

04 Swarm by Foursquare

Swarm by Foursquare

Price:Free
Category:Social Networking 
Producer:Foursquare Labs, Inc.
https://foursquare.com/

●POINT
・You can check in via Foursquare application.
・You can find nearby friends.
・You can add nearby friends to join the app.

Connect with friends via the newest chek-in application!

Swarm by Foursquare

The newest application which has developed from "Foursquare" application, which will enable you to connect and check in with nearby friends. The special point of this app is once we log in, application will search and show you nearby friends information by distance. This will enable you to meet nearby friends immediately. Furthermore, this application may enable you to see your long time no see friends.

Swarm by Foursquare

"Plan" is new function which enables us to conveniently invite your friends. You may post the message "Now, I am going to ....Is anyone available? This app allows nearby friends to easily join.As a result, this ap would definitely be popular among many social lovers.

Swarm by Foursquare

"Swarm" will recieve all the information from "Foursquare" users, which is convenient for new registration and enable you to increase your numbers of new freinds.

05 Foursquare

Foursquare

Price:Free
Category:Social Networking
Producer:Foursquare Labs, Inc.
https://foursquare.com/

●POINT
・Get real data from this big data application!
・Providing about information of restaurants, best menus, etc
・You can enjoy traveling without making plans.

Choose you own favourite restaurants by using this up-to-date version of popular app!

Foursquare

Check in application has now developed and moved to apllication called「Swarm. It has been collected data base for many years, which includes recommended spots, reviews and etc. Nearby current location information and past checked-in data, which users can view review about that spot. This app will help you pick up best nearby spot information.

Foursquare

There are eight channels(updated Aug 2014) such as closest nice restaurants for breakfast and those for dinner, shopping places, fun attractions and the spots for enjoying nightlife. Let's choose your best one!

Foursquare

For example, if you choose Shibuya Public Hall」on the popular category, both map and detailed information will come out, This app can be used for finding raking routes or venues.

06 Islamap

Islamap

Price:Free
Category:Food/Drink
Producer:ISLAMAP INC.
http://www.islamap.info/en/index.html

●POINT
・Finding halal restaurant service.
・It is widely recommended by many Muslim users.
・Mosque and halal information was provided by group of staffs.

Providing Halal restaurant information service Muslims can stay in Japan more conveniently!

Islamap

This application is specialized for searching halal food restaurant. It is specially provided for Muslims. The information may include halal restaurants, guaranteed sign products, convenient store products. It is the application which provides convenience to many Muslims by supporting useful information.

Islamap

It will indicated the current location. After that, nearby halal restaurant map will appear on the screen. For example, if you search for Shinjuku Station, nearby halal restaurants will appear as shown in this picture.

Islamap

If you tap on the icon, you can check for restaurant`s detailed information and photos.The silver icons are mosques.

07 紅葉マップ

紅葉マップ

Price:Free
Category:Travel
Producer:Kanotomi Katafuchi
http://deskplate.net/work/app/kouyou.php

●POINT
・Information about autumn leaf spot, including detailed address and other information
・Overview about fastinating autumn leaf, tree species, fees etc.
・There are 3 types of maps; Normal map, Satellite、and Hybrid map (Combination of both map and satellite version)

It may be earlier, but lets make plan for who loves viewing autumn leaf

紅葉マップ

You should travel in Japan in all 4 seasons. The most recommended season is fall. The most important thing is viewing autumn leaf. This application will help you to find the information about Japanese autumn leaf more conveniently. This application will provide you viewing spots and time for autumn leaf, which contains more than 450 places all over Japan. You can easily plan for your autumn leaf viewing.

紅葉マップ

Access to your favorite locations, there are pins appearing on Google Map screen, which are autumn leaf spot viewing.

紅葉マップ

If you chek-in at 「Shinjuku Gyoen Autumn Leaf」, there is an explanation about how to access to that destination. Furthermore, you can look for more details about autumn leaf.

08 All About Japanese Numbers

All About Japanese Numbers

Price:Free(Lite version)、US$2.99(Full version)
Category:Education  
Producer:YOUNGSEOG LEE 
http://www.mydayz.com/

●POINT
・Conversation about date and time, including sentences stating about calendar
・Teaching numbers from 1-1,000 until hundred million
・It is a useful touch screen notebook which you should have

Be able to convey in Japanese is more enjoyable! With Japanese numbers learning service

All About Japanese Numbers

I feel that when traveling abroad, counting and conveying about numbers is a hard task. However, this phrase is important and normally used while you are travelling. This is an application, which you can learn Japanese numbers' pronounciation It helps you to master when buying and carrying on communications with shop staffs phrases. There is also a voice function.

All About Japanese Numbers

Phrase and vocabularies are written in Kana, Kanji, Romaji which you can freely choose. You can listen to japanese prenouciation by only pressing speaker icon.

All About Japanese Numbers

You can practice by listening to voice recording ,while trying to understand numbers.You can also learn a 「This is 100 Yen」 and phrases which usually been used in shops.


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