01-07-2008, 09:35 AM
Carry lots of yen cash while you're on the move, like, 20'000 yen at a time. It's a pretty safe place and it is a real cash society.
Also, take a camera (obviously) and take as many pics as you can, and a good guide book with places you want to go earmarked.
Apart from that, and clothing(!), drink the great beer, eat the amazing food, enjoy using your Japanese language, and just lose yourself for three weeks. You will have a crazy good time...
You will love it!
P.s. I miss the place big time ya see.