Can I Still Get Connected with Japan Prepaid SIM/Pocket WiFi? / Case 9: Lake Akan (Kushiro, Hokkaido)

Today’s LightPocket blog starts with a breathtaking video, which contains beautiful scenes of Lake Akan, this blog post’s topic.     Checking map, contacting with people, searching for something, etc. etc. Internetting is essential, especially when you travel abroad. But, even at famous tourist spots, Japan sometimes has no connectivity […]

Which Is The Best Option to Rent A Pocket WiFi at New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido)?

You can rent a pocket WiFi router at the New Chitose Airport, and can rent it once after arriving as New Chitose Airport has counters specializing in renting pocket WiFi routers. What kind of a rental service is the best for people who has a plan to rent a pocket […]

Can Your Pocket WiFi Work Fine on Popular Zoos and Aquariums in Japan? Along with Latest Ranking by TripAdvisor Ranking

TripAdvisor has announced on September 20 that the latest ranking of Zoos and Aquariums, named “旅好きが選ぶ!日本の動物園・水族館ランキング2018” or “Selected by Travelphiles! Top Ranking of Zoos and Aquariums in Japan 2018.”   This chart is based on online reviews in Japanese posted on TripAdvisor website for past a year. Although (or . […]

Traveling to Japan? Then take a look at benefits of WiFi rental service

Are you looking forward to travel to Japan anytime soon? Are you worried about staying connected to the internet during your stay? Then you must take a look at the pocket Wi-Fi service offered by LightPocket. What is the pocket Wi-Fi rental service? Pocket WiFi router is a small device […]

Which Is The Best Option to Rent A Pocket WiFi at Kansai Airport (Osaka)?

You can rent a pocket WiFi router at the Kansai airport, and can rent it once after arriving as Kansai airport has counters specializing in renting pocket WiFi routers. What kind of a rental service is the best for people who has a plan to rent a pocket WiFi router […]

Can I Still Get Connected with Japan Prepaid SIM/Pocket WiFi? / Case 6: The Hakone Open-Air Museum (Kanagawa)

Checking map, contacting with people, searching for something, etc. etc. Internetting is essential, especially you travel abroad.   But, even at famous tourist spots, Japan sometimes has no connectivity with the internet. How do you know that beforehand?   Japanese 3 major mobile phone companies NTT DoCoMo, au (KDDI), and […]

Japan Travel Answer & Solution: What’s The Difference Between “Standard” & “Premium” Pocket WiFi Plans?

  I received a very interesting inquiry from an international visitor to Japan, asking At some websites of portable WiFi device, they offer some premium models for Hokkaido or rural places. If I rent standard WiFi device and just go to cities like Sapporo, Asahikawa, Abashiri, etc., can’t I use […]

5 Must-Have Apps to Get Around Japan

In this article, I will introduce five essential apps to get around Japan in order of priority. You might have known some of these already as they are basics. Yet, basics deserve to be introduced as many times as they are needed. All of their basic functionalities are provided for […]