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    • amarshah's Profile Photo

      Interested in attending a basic workshop on Shibori tye n dye

      Japan Jul 22, 2015 at 9:39 AM

      Hello,

      Will be traveling to Japan in Nov'15. I will be at Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto, I was interested in attending a basic course in Shibori tie n dye. A few hours utmost.

      Do let me have details on these workshops.

      Thanks

      Amar

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    • sappor tapas festival

      Sapporo Jul 9, 2015 at 1:17 PM

      any suggestions for this coming festival next month?

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    • listenandlearn's Profile Photo

      Please Need Advice accommodation - Tokyo for 30 days starting second week of August

      Tokyo 17 hours ago

      1. In Spain many homes rent rooms to tourists guests by the month. Would there be something like this for 2 tourists visiting Tokyo, preferably in Shinjuku or near Shinjuku.
      2.Is there a monthly budget train ticket and discount for senior travelers.
      3. We are non-smokers so we hope it will not be difficult non-smokers accommodation.
      thank you for any advice given.

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      JAPAN VISIT NAGOYA, TOKYO

      Japan Jul 25, 2015 at 2:06 PM

      I am planning to visit Japan from Sep 11 to Sep 22, 2015. Most of the stay is in Nagoya for official meeitngs. I have free days 13,20&21 .
      Can anyone reocmmend to visit cities for these free days?
      Is there places to visit in Nagoya in evening. we can plan free time after meetings?
      what about weather in Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo in Mid Sep

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    • best way from airport to hotel

      Niigata-ken Jul 22, 2015 at 9:24 AM

      Hi, I'm headed to Niigata city and am wondering if there is an airport shuttle or if a taxi would be our best option. We will have four adults and all our luggage. Thank you. Carla

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      Train Travel to Tokyo from Osaka

      Osaka Jul 27, 2015 at 2:48 PM

      I'll be in Japan for 11 days. Will arrive in Tokyo, train to Kyoto, and then train to Osaka and then return to Tokyo.

      Using high speed train, what's the most cost effective solution?

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    • Airport shuttle

      Niigata Jul 22, 2015 at 8:54 AM

      Is there an airport shuttle to area hotels in Niigata city? We will be staying at the Hotel Route Inn, Kencho-minami.

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    • April 2016 Trip planning for Japan

      Japan Jul 16, 2015 at 3:18 AM

      I'm planning a trip to Japan for April 2016 and would really appreciate some advice. To be clear, I went to Japan in November 2014 so this trip is to explore more (we loved it). My current plan is:

      1: Day 1 Arrive Narita 31/March
      2: Day 1 Fly from Narita to Fukuoka
      3: Day 2 Six days on Kyushu
      4: Day 8 travel to Shikoku
      5: Day 9 Four days on Shikoku
      6: Day 13 travel to Koya-san via Tokushima to Wakayama ferry then train
      7: Day 14 One day Koyasan
      8: Day 15 travel to yyyy.
      9: Day 16 3 days in yyyy
      10: Day 19 Travel to Narita (stay in Narita to be near Narita Airport for departure next day)
      11: Day 20 Fly from Narita.

      We will use JRPass and trains as much as possible. In each travel day I've blocked the whole day out for travel, that way if we take less it is a bonus.

      So, my questions are probably simple...
      1: Looks like Usuki (Kyushu) to Yawatahama (Shikoku) ferry is about 3 hours, is that correct?
      2: Looks like Tokushima (Shikoku) to Wakayama (Honshu) ferry is about 2h10m, is that correct?
      Are these reasonable routes to use or is there better?

      The destination yyy could be a return to Kyoto or to go to Fuji-san. Which would be best, possibly seeing Cherry Blossom? Really liked Kyoto but would like to visit the Fuji area, instead of seeing it whizzing past on Shinkansen.

      Many thanks for reading this and any comments really appreciated.

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      Tarveling date

      Japan Jul 15, 2015 at 10:56 PM

      Hi I heard there will be a Golden week in Japan somewhere in April / May . Is it better to avoid that period of time , I am planning to go somewhere in mid April - end April , 29 . I google the date on 29 April 2016 will be Showa . Will it be crowded if I travel back on this date ? Will it be good to travel in Mid of April for weather and to avoid crowd, price increase.

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      best location

      Kyoto Jul 8, 2015 at 6:18 AM

      hi where is it better to stay? around central tokyo or around kyoto station?
      thanks

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      From Haneda airport to Tokyo

      Tokyo Jun 30, 2015 at 3:54 AM

      How to get to tokyo from Haneda airport after 12:00 PM

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    • Weather in November

      Okinawa Jul 1, 2015 at 4:41 AM

      Hi,

      I´m going to HongKong in Novermber and was thinking about doing a trip to Okinawa. My questions is if it is easy to travel between HK and Okinawa and how is the weather in mid November? What can I expect? Is it a good time to visit?

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      Tattoo onsen?

      Hokkaido Jun 30, 2015 at 11:30 AM

      Hi All, I have a sizeable back tattoo but would still like to onsen (preferably outdoor) on our trip around Hokkaido during the next two weeks. Does anyone know any onsen (anywhere in Hokkaido) that don't care and will let me bathe? From previous experience years ago I know most places have signs up prohibiting entry to tattooed folk. Have the times changed? I was last there about 4yrs ago and was able to hide a smaller tattoo under strapping tape, but I won't be able to hide this new back one. We have a car and no set itinerary - will just end our trip in Kushiro, so any recommendations, anywhere at all, would be appreciated. Thanks, Terry

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    • Name in itinerary (Expedia)

      Tokyo Jul 18, 2015 at 5:31 PM

      Hello!

      I just booked a fligth by Expedia, and in my itinerary my name is like "Mr. -Given Name- -Surname-". The correct shouldn't be "Mr. -Surname- -Given Name-"? Do I have to ask for name change?

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      Tokyo-Osaka or Osaka -Tokyo

      Japan Jul 15, 2015 at 1:03 AM

      I would like to know I am planning of going these 2 places , I would like o know which would be better I will be flying from Kuala Lumpur , Flying KL- Osaka-Tokyo-KL or Kl- Tokyo- Osaka-KL , in Osaka I planning to go to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe

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    • areas of interest near hotel onami

      by keenagirl Online Now Jun 3, 2014 at 2:38 AM

      it's my first time to travel to japan and i love walking. are there places near hotel onami that i can check out in terms of recreation, history and shopping? would appreciate your help since i dont know who to turn to since im leaving next week. thanks ....

      3 Answers Jun 5, 2014 at 11:54 AM
    • cost of taxi

      by giupra Online Now Mar 15, 2014 at 3:55 AM

      How much does it cost a taxi in the evening (around 21.30) from Makuhari Messe to Makuharicho 5-398-25 Makuhari-cho, Hanamigawa-ku, Hanamigawa Ward, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture 262-0032, Japan?

      3 Answers Mar 15, 2014 at 12:28 PM
    • Budget Hostel/Hotel Stay in Chiba

      by amberasia Online Now Jul 29, 2010 at 8:21 AM

      Hi!

      My son & I are arriving Chiba on 8th Dec - 18th Dec 2010. We are attending a tournament at Makuhari Messe.

      Can someone recommend a budget hostel/hotel for our 10 nights' stay?

      I do not have the email or website for Hotel Sun City, Chiba.

      Please help.

      Thanks,
      amberasia

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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      Nihonji Temple

      by SandiM Online Now Feb 19, 2009 at 1:32 PM

      I am going on a 1-week photography trip to Tokyo. I have photographed the lovely magaibutsu Buddhas of Usuki a couple of years ago, which turned out great. Now, I have heard of a cliff carved Buddha in the Chiba area at Nihonji Temple. I have a JR pass, and wondered how I can get to this temple to photograph this Buddha and the carved Jizo. Can someone confirm that the closest station is Hamakanaya? And the cableway will be operational in early April? I need to visit the temple for a few hours and then get back on the train to go see a concert in Chiba town. Thanks!

      1 Answer Feb 19, 2009 at 6:49 PM
    • How to get to your place from irport

      by iaufy Online Now Jan 8, 2007 at 12:32 AM

      Any shuttle bus runs between your hotel and airport, Narita? And what is the time schedule?

      1 Answer Jan 8, 2007 at 8:15 AM
    • Home-stay in Chiba

      by bunnyhunny Online Now Dec 6, 2006 at 8:40 PM

      Hi all,

      My hubby and myself are planning to go to Japan either in May or July 07. As we're not the sort who's entirely into shopping, we're hoping to do something a bit more different. I have been told that a home-stay with a local family would be great because of the cultural exchanges involved (of course it is likely that we'll have to stay with a family that speaks at least some English; me and hubby can't speak conversational Japanese).

      Does anyone have any idea if there are local families in Chiba who are host families? Who would be willing to host a couple (We're from Singapore) for approximately 2 weeks or so?

      Thanks in advance for any suggestions or leads. Or perhaps you can point us in the right direction?

      :)

    • Home-stay in Chiba

      by bunnyhunny Online Now Dec 6, 2006 at 7:58 PM

      Hi all,

      My hubby and myself are planning to go to Japan either in May or July 07. As we're not the sort who's entirely into shopping, we're hoping to do something a bit more different. I have been told that a home-stay with a local family would be great because of the cultural exchanges involved (of course it is likely that we'll have to stay with a family that speaks at least some English; me and hubby can't speak conversational Japanese).

      Does anyone have any idea if there are local families in Chiba who are host families? Who would be willing to host a couple (We're from Singapore) for approximately 2 weeks or so?

      Thanks in advance for any suggestions or leads. Or perhaps you can point us in the right direction?

      :)

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2006 at 7:13 AM
    • Getting to Chiba

      by fen72d Online Now Nov 9, 2006 at 12:13 AM

      How do I get from Narita Airport to Chiba Washington Hotel?

      2 Answers Nov 9, 2006 at 2:37 AM
    • From Narita Airport to Chiba

      by saravl Online Now Sep 5, 2006 at 11:56 AM

      Can somebody explain me which is the best way to travel from Narita Airport to Chiba?
      I'm going to stay at Green Tower Makuhari Hotel next week and I'm getting crazy!!
      Is there any page where I could see the railway map or something similar?
      Thanks in advance

      2 Answers Oct 27, 2006 at 8:31 AM