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Make the most of your 2020 Olympic adventure!

If you dream of traveling to the Olympic games but feel overwhelmed by the thought of a trip to Japan, then Tokyo 2020 Olympics For Dummies is for you. Hundreds of thousands of international travelers will arrive in Tokyo for the next Olympics to share in the worldwide camaraderie and watch world-class athletes in 33 sports. This book is your complete authority on how to join in!

Learn about travel options, safety, customs, and facts about the Olympic Games. Tokyo is an amazing destination, and you’ll be prepared for the voyage of a lifetime with knowledge of Japanese culture and trip planning tips.

  • Plan your trip to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
  • Be prepared with tips on Japanese culture, customs, language, and more
  • Learn about how the Olympic Games are structured to make the best of your time
  • Stay stress free and have fun with international travel advice and Olympic facts!

As you prepare for your once-in-a-lifetime excursion, keep this guide within easy reach!

Introduction 1(4)
About This Book
1(1)
Foolish Assumptions
2(1)
Icons Used in This Book
2(1)
Beyond the Book
3(1)
Where to Go from Here
4(1)
Part 1: Getting Ready To Travel To Tokyo 5(34)
Chapter 1 Feeling the Olympic Spirit
7(8)
Taking Care of Business
7(2)
Knowing What to Expect from the Games
9(1)
Going into Planning Mode
10(1)
Getting Around Japan
11(1)
Making the Most of Your Time in Japan
12(3)
Chapter 2 Taking Care of the Details
15(10)
Obtaining a Passport
15(5)
Deciding between types of passports
16(1)
Pulling together everything you need to get a passport
17(2)
Applying fora passport in plenty of time
19(1)
Renewing Your Passport
20(2)
Determining whether you need to renew your passport
21(1)
Determining whether you can renew your passport
21(1)
Getting the Required Vaccinations
22(1)
Bringing Your Medications
22(1)
Buying Travel and Medical Insurance
23(1)
Understanding Japanese Entry Requirements
24(1)
Chapter 3 Using Your Cellphone in Japan
25(8)
Deciding between Data and Voice or Data-Only
25(1)
Choosing the Best Data and Voice Option
26(2)
International phone plans
26(1)
Data and voice SIM cards
27(1)
Choosing the Best Data-Only Option
28(5)
Free Wi-Fi
28(1)
Data-only SIM cards
29(1)
Portable Wi-Fi
30(3)
Chapter 4 What to Bring with You to Japan
33(6)
Knowing What Kind of Weather to Expect
33(1)
Packing for Your Trip
34(7)
Clothes
34(1)
Other important items
35(4)
Part 2: The XXXII Olympic Summer Games 39(66)
Chapter 5 Venues and Locations
41(16)
Heritage Zone
42(3)
Equestrian Park
42(1)
Kokugikan Arena
42(1)
Musashino Forest Sport Plaza
42(1)
Musashinonomori Park
43(1)
Nippon Budokan
43(1)
Olympic Stadium
43(1)
Tokyo International Forum
44(1)
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
44(1)
Tokyo Stadium
44(1)
Yoyogi National Stadium
45(1)
Tokyo Bay Zone
45(4)
Aomi Urban Sports Park
45(1)
Ariake Arena
45(1)
Ariake Gymnastics Centre
46(1)
Ariake Tennis Park
46(1)
Ariake Urban Sports Park
46(1)
Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre
46(1)
Makuhari Messe Hall
47(1)
Odaiba Marine Park
47(1)
Oi Hockey Stadium
47(1)
Sea Forest Cross-Country Course
48(1)
Sea Forest Waterway
48(1)
Shiokaze Park
48(1)
Tatsumi Water Polo Centre
48(1)
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
49(1)
Yumenoshima Park Archery Field
49(1)
Outlying Venues
49(8)
Asaka Shooting Range
50(1)
Enoshima Yacht Harbour
50(1)
Fuji International Speedway
50(1)
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
51(1)
Ibaraki Kashima Stadium
51(1)
International Stadium Yokohama
51(1)
Izu MTB Course
52(1)
Izu Velodrome
52(1)
Kasumigaseki Country Club
52(1)
Miyagi Stadium
53(1)
Saitama Stadium
53(1)
Saitama Super Arena
53(1)
Sapporo Dome
54(1)
Sapporo Odori Park
54(1)
Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach
54(1)
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
55(2)
Chapter 6 Understanding the Games
57(22)
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
57(1)
Aquatics
58(2)
Artistic swimming
58(1)
Diving
59(1)
Marathon swimming
59(1)
Swimming
59(1)
Water polo
59(1)
Archery
60(2)
Athletics
60(1)
Marathon
60(1)
Race walk
60(1)
Track and field
61(1)
Decathlon
61(1)
Heptathlon
61(1)
Badminton
62(1)
Baseball/softball
62(1)
Basketball
63(1)
Traditional basketball
63(1)
3x3 basketball
63(1)
Boxing
63(1)
Canoe
64(1)
Slalom
64(1)
Sprint
64(1)
Cycling
64(2)
BMX freestyle
65(1)
BMX racing
65(1)
Mountain bike
65(1)
Road
65(1)
Track
65(1)
Equestrian
66(1)
Dressage
66(1)
Jumping
67(1)
Eventing
67(1)
Fencing
67(1)
Golf
67(1)
Gymnastics
68(1)
Artistic
68(1)
Rhythmic
68(1)
Trampoline
68(1)
Handball
68(1)
Hockey
69(1)
Judo
69(1)
Karate
69(1)
Modern Pentathlon
70(1)
Rowing
70(1)
Rugby
71(1)
Sailing
71(1)
Shooting
72(1)
Rifle and pistol
72(1)
Shotgun
72(1)
Skateboarding
73(1)
Park
73(1)
Street
73(1)
Soccer
73(1)
Sport Climbing
74(1)
Surfing
74(1)
Table Tennis
75(1)
Tae Kwon Do
75(1)
Tennis
75(1)
Triathlon
76(1)
Volleyball
77(1)
Beach volleyball
77(1)
Volleyball
77(1)
Weightlifting
77(1)
Wrestling
78(1)
Chapter 7 Budgeting for Tickets
79(22)
Ticket Categories
79(1)
Ticket Prices
80(21)
Opening and closing ceremonies
80(1)
Aquatics
80(2)
Archery
82(1)
Athletics
82(1)
Badminton
83(1)
Baseball and softball
83(1)
Basketball
84(1)
Boxing
85(1)
Canoe
86(1)
Cycling
86(2)
Equestrian
88(1)
Fencing
88(1)
Soccer
89(1)
Golf
89(1)
Gymnastics
90(1)
Handball
90(1)
Hockey
91(1)
Judo
91(1)
Karate
92(1)
Modern pentathlon
92(1)
Rowing
92(1)
Rugby
93(1)
Sailing
93(1)
Shooting
94(1)
Skateboarding
95(1)
Sport climbing
95(1)
Surfing
96(1)
Table tennis
96(1)
Tae kwon do
96(1)
Tennis
97(1)
Triathlon
97(1)
Volleyball
98(1)
Weightlifting
98(1)
Wrestling
99(2)
Chapter 8 Other Olympic Activities
101(4)
Watching the Torch Relay
101(1)
Attending the Tokyo 2020 Nippon Festival
102(1)
Checking Out Other Fun Attractions
103(4)
Live Sites
103(1)
Partner Houses
103(1)
Spectaculars
104(1)
Part 3: Planning Your Trip 105(42)
Chapter 9 Buying Tickets to the Games
107(8)
Where to Purchase Tokyo
2020
Tickets
107(1)
For residents of Japan
107(1)
For overseas travelers
108(1)
Ticket Sales Timeline
108(1)
Purchasing Tickets from CoSport
109(6)
Chapter 10 Traveling to Japan and Finding a Place to Stay
115(10)
Getting to Japan
115(3)
Identifying the airports in Japan
115(1)
Knowing how to book flights
116(1)
Deciding when to book flights
117(1)
Putting a Roof over Your Head
118(7)
Types of accommodations
118(3)
Where to stay
121(1)
How to make reservations
122(1)
When to book a place to stay
123(2)
Chapter 11 Finding Other Things to Do in Tokyo
125(14)
Harajuku: The Heart of Trendy Youth Culture and Fashion
125(1)
Ikebukuro: The Up-and-Coming Area
126(2)
Shinjuku: The Entertainment District
128(1)
Shibuya: Home of Shopping and Fashion
129(1)
Chuo, Chiyoda, and Minato: The Center of Tokyo
130(1)
Asakusa: Historical Tokyo
131(2)
Bunkyo: The Local Neighborhood
133(1)
Akihabara: The Tech and Electronics District
134(2)
Ueno: The Leisure Area
136(1)
Odaiba: Tokyo's Man-Made Island
136(3)
Chapter 12 Building an Itinerary
139(8)
Starting with a Template
139(1)
Filling in the Knowns
140(2)
Booked flights
140(1)
Reserved hotels
141(1)
Purchased Olympics tickets
142(1)
Filling in the Gaps
142(5)
Part 4: Enjoying Your Time In Tokyo 147(64)
Chapter 13 Arriving and Getting Oriented
149(16)
Getting through Immigration and Customs
149(4)
Filling out the paperwork
149(3)
Going through Quarantine and Immigration
152(1)
Going through Customs
152(1)
Adapting to the Time Change
153(3)
Knowing Japan's time zone: Japan Standard Time
153(1)
Overcoming jetlag
154(2)
Managing Your Money
156(3)
Knowing how much what you've got is worth
156(1)
Making sense of the Japanese yen
156(1)
Getting cash
157(2)
Using Credit and Debit Cards
159(2)
Using IC Cards
161(1)
Plugging In: Electricity in Japan
162(1)
Electrical outlets and adapters
162(1)
Voltage and converters
162(1)
Where to buy adapters and converters
163(1)
Staying Safe and Healthy
163(2)
Handling emergencies
163(1)
Finding local doctors and hospitals
164(1)
Chapter 14 Learning Some Simple Japanese Phrases
165(16)
Getting Started with Japanese
166(2)
The Japanese alphabet
166(1)
Pronunciation
166(1)
Basic sentence structure
167(1)
Saying, "huh?"
168(1)
Knowing the Phrases You Need to Survive
168(13)
Greetings
168(1)
Being polite
169(1)
Answers
170(1)
Introductions
170(1)
Directions
170(1)
Transportation
171(1)
Sports
172(3)
Numbers
175(2)
Shopping
177(1)
Restaurants
178(1)
Conversations
179(1)
Other useful phrases
180(1)
Chapter 15 Getting Around Tokyo
181(20)
Looking at the Modes of Transit in Japan
181(4)
Public transit: Trains and local buses
182(1)
Highway buses
182(1)
Rental cars
183(1)
Taxis and ride shares
184(1)
Finding the Best Route
185(1)
Navigating the Train System
185(13)
Finding the correct rail company
186(1)
Paying for your ride
186(6)
Riding the train
192(6)
Other things to know about riding the train
198(1)
Riding the Bus
198(3)
In Tokyo
199(1)
Outside Tokyo
199(2)
Chapter 16 Fitting In: Customs, Manners, and Laws
201(10)
Staying to the Left
201(1)
Removing Your Shoes
202(1)
Being Considerate of Others
203(1)
Keeping Germs to Yourself
203(1)
Navigating Food and Restaurants
204(1)
Eating inside (not out)
204(1)
Using chopsticks
204(1)
Calling a server
205(1)
Making changes to the menu
205(1)
Tipping
205(1)
Hiding Your Tattoos
205(1)
Visiting Onsen: Going Au Nature! in Japanese Hot Springs
206(1)
Using the Toilets
207(1)
High-tech toilets
207(1)
Old-fashioned toilets
208(1)
Dealing with Trash
208(5)
Dealing with different types of trash
208(1)
Carrying your trash
209(2)
Part 5: Extending Your Trip 211(24)
Chapter 17 Taking a Day Trip from Tokyo
213(10)
Nikko: A City Enshrined in History
214(1)
Hakone: The Mountain Hot Springs Town
215(1)
Kamakura: The Seaside Capital of Old Japan
216(1)
Yokohama: Home to Chinatown
217(1)
Chiba: A Theme Park Adventure
218(1)
Mount Fuji: One of Japan's Three Sacred Mountains
219(1)
Sendai: Home to One of Japan's Most Powerful Lords
220(1)
Nagoya: The Manufacturing Giant
221(2)
Chapter 18 Visiting Other Places in Japan
223(12)
Hiroshima: A City Reborn
223(3)
Kyoto: Stepping Back in Time to Old Japan
226(3)
Osaka: The Place for Modern Architecture and Nightlife
229(1)
Nara: Japan's First Permanent Capital
230(1)
Himeji: Home to the White Heron Castle
231(1)
Okayama: Home to One of Japan's Best Gardens
232(3)
Part 6: The Part Of Tens 235(16)
Chapter 19 Top Ten Things to Do in Tokyo
237(8)
Tsukiji Outer Market and Toyosu Market
237(1)
Shinjuku Gyoen
238(1)
Meiji Jingu
238(1)
Hachiko Statue
239(1)
Shibuya Crossing
240(1)
Senso-ji
240(1)
Tokyo Skytree
241(1)
Takeshita-Dori
242(1)
Purikura
242(1)
Don Quijote
243(2)
Chapter 20 Top Ten Olympic Events to Watch
245(6)
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
245(1)
Track and Field
246(1)
Gymnastics
247(1)
Swimming
247(1)
Basketball
248(1)
Soccer
248(1)
Volleyball
249(1)
Judo
249(1)
Rugby
250(1)
Sport Climbing
250(1)
Index 251
Celeste Kiyoko Hall is dedicated to helping others learn about Japan and its culture. She served as a board member for the Midwestern Japan Student Association and as president of the Japanese Cultural Exchange Circle and continues helping others plan their trips to Japan through her travel website, Footsteps of a Dreamer.