One of the biggest problems for foreign tourists in Japan is buying tickets from the ticket machines for public transport. It’s so confusing because of a various prices upon distance, map which is writing in Japanese and too many lines.
Actually there is the best way to make your journey more smooth and easy. Suica(スイカ) is an e-money card by JR East. It can be used for train and buses in Japan. Moreover, you can use it to pay at many stores, beverage vending machines, coin-operated locker, taxi and more! Also there is another e-money card called Pasmo. This one is by Tokyo Metro, yet it can be used for the same purpose as Suica.
So why don’t we turn our attention to how easily you can get this multipurpose card and enjoy shopping with no stress.