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Category: Japan

The Four Top Attractions You Can’t Miss While Visiting Japan

Kinkaku-ji You slowly fight your way past a tour group of middle-aged Chinese couples, each brandishing their own selfie-stick like a sword. You stand up on pointe, feeling like a desperate ballerina, stretching this way and that in order to see over the army of sightseers. They are each battling it out for the same …



Seasons and Climate in Japan

When the frosty weather tosses off its wintry coat like a wet dog shaking off water, when the perfect mildness of spring kisses the tall buildings of Tokyo, that’s when pink snowflakes fall from the sky. This ethereal phenomenon is called hanafubuki and is often translated as “a cherry blossom blizzard.” From late March through …



Now you can buy your Mobal SIM in the sky!

From October 2017, Mobal Japan SIMs will be available to purchase onboard JetStar flights. Our SIM will be available on all international JetStar flights arriving at Japan airports. About JetStar Jetstar is a low cost airline operating in many countries throughout Asia. JetStar Japan is a joint venture between the Qantas Group, Japan Airlines, Mitsubishi …



Additional High Speed Data

Data on our Japan SIM is fast, free and unlimited, you get 7GB of 4G LTE data. If you use more than 7GB, speeds drop to 128 kilobits per second, which is still good for most uses. There are no caps on the amount you can use, it’s completely unlimited! On the first day of …



4G LTE For All!

We are proud to release a new version of our Japan SIM which gives 4G LTE data to iPhone and Android users! Our previous version of the SIM allowed 4G LTE speeds when used in an iPhone, but a maximum of 3G speeds when used in an Android phone. We’ve now introduced a new Android-specific …



Top Tokyo Tips: Mount Takao

On a trip to Japan everyone wants to see Mt. Fuji- Japan’s most sacred mountain.  Not everyone however wants to lug the walking gear (or the kids!) to make it to the 3,776 metres summit. That’s where the 600-metre Mount Takao comes in- a viable alternative to having to do an overnight trip. Mount Takao …



Word of the Week 1: Yosakoi

Yosakoi (よさこい)  means “come at night” and refers to a highly energetic style of traditional Japanese dance. History The history of Yosakoi as a festival event begins in 1954 when the 1st Yosakoi festival was held in Kochi City, Shikoku. Today there are hundreds of festivals not only in Japan but also in Ghana, Vietnam …



What the Guide Books Don’t Tell You: How to Use Local Transportation in Japan

Back when I graduated from high school, I was given three copies of Dr. Suess’ book, Oh the Places You’ll Go!  When I read the first copy I received, I was reminded in rhyme that I have “brains in my head,” and “feet in my shoes,” and that I can “steer myself in any direction …



4 Things to Expect When You First Arrive in Japan

Planes. They are marvelous mechanical miracles gifted to us by the inventive Wright Brothers all those years ago. These brilliant winged contraptions allow us to do something that mankind thought to be improbable ‒ impossible, even ‒ for millennia: they allow us to fly. Just think of it! We can travel from one end of …



Introducing Payment by PayPal

In a recent survey to our customers asking how to improve our Mobal service, one of the overwhelming responses was to introduce payment by PayPal. As a result, we’re very pleased to be able to give our customers what they want… Now, when ordering a new Mobal product from our website, you can choose either …






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At Last! A Japan SIM Card that's Available to Everyone

The Japan Unlimited SIM is the only SIM of it's kind that's available to non-residents of Japan.

It comes with a Japanese phone number and unlimited data. Available as a monthly ongoing service or for short term use there is a 15 day or 30 day option.

Japan Unlimited SIM Card

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