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      Luggage lockers at Tokyo Station

      Tokyo Mar 25, 2015 at 6:44 AM

      Can anyone please tell me if I can store a small bag in the luggage lockers at Tokyo Station for 7 days, and if so how much could this cost.
      Thanks
      Graham

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    • Japan away from the big cities

      Japan Mar 25, 2015 at 9:26 AM

      Hello,
      We are going to Japan soon and want to experience some of the countryside. We have planned for two nights in Yufuin, Oita prefecture and one night in Hakone.
      We like mountains and hot springs, but I´m wondering if Yufuin and Hakone are very much like one another?
      Are both places just crowded with tourists?
      Does anybody have another suggestion if we want to experience some countryside living, preferrably between Kyoto and Tokyo or somewhere south of Hiroshima?
      Thanks for any advice!
      Eva

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      Electronic cigarettes

      Tokyo Mar 19, 2015 at 10:51 AM

      Would anyone know if electronic cigarettes are allowed in Tokyo indoors and out? I'm going in the summer and don't really want to stat smoking again. Cheers

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    • What to see - 5 days in Kyoto by bicycle?

      Kyoto Mar 14, 2015 at 1:28 AM

      Hi, me and my husband will be spending 5 days in the city of Kyoto (it will be our first time in Japan).
      Our BnB is in Minami-ku, Kyoto Prefecture. They offer us two bicycles to drive around.
      Are there any bike tours that we can plan ahead and which places can we reach in a day ride?
      Are there some rules that we have to consider when riding bicycles?
      What about finding repair stores and parking lots?
      Thanks for your advice...

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    • How to take train to Gotemba outlet?

      Osaka Mar 12, 2015 at 7:36 PM

      Hi! We are planning to go osaka for 8 days. In between would like to go Gotemba Factory outlet. But I would like to know how far it is to travel there by train from osaka? Is it worth going there? As I have read up that it is bigger outlet than the rest. Thanks

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    • Cell phone

      Okinawa Mar 8, 2015 at 12:07 PM

      I will be moving to Okinawa next month, for studying. I have a 3G phone with dual mode network working on GSM and WCDMA/UTMS 2100 MHz frequency. Though I have read that this network works in major cities, I am not sure about Okinawa.
      I am planning to buy a new phone in Japan later, but I need a cell phone for first few days to make calls/texts back home,is that possible if I activate international roaming on my current phone?
      Thanks

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      Onsen In Japan

      Japan 17 hours ago

      Hi - where do you guys look for booking an onsen (the Japanese Hot Spring)? Do you book in advance? Thank you so much!

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    • CYCLE JAPAN 2015

      Japan Mar 15, 2015 at 12:35 AM

      I am catching a ferry to Shibushi on Kyushu in June. I want to travel to Nagasaki to begin my South to North cycling. Is there a way to get my bike and me to Nagasaki, without having to ride it?
      Thanks, Mike

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    • What area / street in Tokyo is this? (see image)

      Tokyo Mar 3, 2015 at 2:50 AM

      Hi,

      I went to Tokyo a couple of years ago and took this photo (attached). I've now made a big acrylic painting of it and now I want to know the name of the street, or at least the area.

      Can somebody help me? I remember there was an indoor food market quite close to this and I think I bought some good sake bottles in this area as well.

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    • To Otsu from Koju Station, Kyoto

      Kyoto Mar 22, 2015 at 11:20 AM

      Can I use the JR Pass to go from the Koju Station in Kyoto to Otsu Station?
      Thank you.

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      Hokkaido in July ?

      Hokkaido Mar 17, 2015 at 2:08 AM

      I have a few off days in July, my wife suggest Hokkaido. I think there are more to see Hokkaido in winter compare to summer, what is your opinion ?

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    • How to take train to Gotemba outlet?

      Osaka Mar 13, 2015 at 12:52 AM

      Hi! We are planning to go osaka for 8 days. In between would like to go Gotemba Factory outlet. But I would like to know how far it is to travel there by train from osaka? Is it worth going there? As I have read up that it is bigger outlet than the rest. Thanks

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    • Japan Return 10 Days

      Japan Mar 4, 2015 at 6:10 AM

      I have been Japan before. I went Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Osaka 8 days. It was a bit of a whistle stop tour. Would like to do similar tour plus other places not been to before. I can miss out Hiroshima. Thinking of Nagasaki, Fukuoka, Himeji, Nagoya. Tours, sights, bars restaurants etc. Can't read japanese so got lost everywhere i went. Any suggestions please. Probably get bullet train pass again. Last thing fly into Osaka KIX and out of Tokyo Narita middle Decemver

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    • airport to hotel

      Kyoto Mar 20, 2015 at 5:57 AM

      How far is it from airport kansai terminal 1 kix osaka to mitsui garden hotel sanjo and what is the best way to get there.

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      Suggestion On 6-Day Itinerary

      Osaka Mar 15, 2015 at 10:38 AM

      Would anyone be kind enough to suggest a 6-day itinerary in Osaka for me. Any suggestion will do without prejudice to any interests in particular. Travel date would be from 14-21 Nov 2015. I had Kyoto covered, so I will pass on any adjacent town/city such as Kyoto/Nara/Kobe and such. Just strictly on Osaka.

      Cheers now :')

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    • lingerie shops

      Tokyo Mar 11, 2015 at 6:32 AM

      Does anyone know where to buy cute and affordable lingerie in Tokyo?

      Arigatou gozaimasu!

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    • Direct train to Millenium Mitsui Garden hotel Ginza from Haneda Airport?

      Tokyo Mar 5, 2015 at 10:34 PM

      Is there a direct train that goes there?

      Also, what will be the easiest method?

      We are travelling as a couple to Tokyo for the first time for a 3 day and a half trip. We are staying in Ginza. Could anyone suggest things to do and places to go? Like make an itinerary for us please?

      We would like to go to Shinjuku, Shibuya, Harujuku, Asakusa.
      Cool themed cafes, places to shop and buy make-up and we love anime.

      Look forward to your replies! Thanks!

      PS. Does the subway have English?

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      Is this how Japanese people address eachother?

      Japan Mar 29, 2015 at 1:45 PM

      I was watching "You Only Live Twice" and this Japanese agent kept calling Bond, "Bond Son". Is that considered respectful in Japan to address someone that way? What is the meaning of it?

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      train tickets

      Tokyo Mar 4, 2015 at 6:31 AM

      hi! is there a train ticket for tourists that can be used around tokyo for 7 days?
      thanks

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      Join me in a tour

      by lucyguajardo Online Now Jan 13, 2015 at 10:53 PM

      I will be taking a great 1 day tour around Hirosaima on April 11. In order for me to take it needs to be a min of 2 people but I'm traveling alone. I'm looking for somebody else interested in taking the tour with me. A female or a couple that can take the tour in English with me..anybody?

      3 Answers Jan 15, 2015 at 10:41 PM
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      a strange costume - what is it ?

      by globetrott Online Now Nov 23, 2014 at 2:31 AM

      I hope this is considdered a travelrelated question ! I saw this Person standing for almost 2 hours in the same place: he/she did not move, did not beg for Money, was always looking in the same direction and had a costume that I never saw somewhere else in Japan. These photos are taken in Miyajima, a holy Island, so maybe it has to do with religion

      11 Answers Nov 23, 2014 at 4:50 PM
    • Bus from Fukuoka

      by Syd5 Online Now Jul 1, 2014 at 6:47 PM

      Is there a bus service running between Fukuoka and Hiroshima?

      2 Answers Jul 5, 2014 at 6:30 AM
    • yuet29's Profile Photo

      Place to nojuku 野宿

      by yuet29 Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 7:47 AM

      Anyone know about good place to nojuku in hiroshima? Anyone tried it before and any advise?

      Thanks.

    • Salsa dancing in Hiroshima?

      by kinichris Online Now Mar 15, 2014 at 12:59 PM

      Does anyone know if there are any salsa bars, or regular salsa dance nights anywhere in, or near, Hiroshima? I will be spending a couple of weeks there in early April and would love to be able to do some salsa while I am there! Thanks!

      2 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 11:51 AM
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      Anyone in Hiroshima to share experiences?

      by JohnnieM3 Online Now Feb 14, 2014 at 10:01 PM

      Hi all,

      I am Johnnie, a 25 year old student from the Netherlands. I study Cultural Geography at the University of Groningen.

      I am in Hiroshima for 4 weeks right now as a tourist, student and researcher. I'm here on my own, mainly to explore the range of tourists' experiences, feelings and emotions while visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and vicinity. As a tourist, I'll also be experiencing the encounters at the Peace Memorial sites myself.

      The aim of my study is to understand tourists’ experiences in Hiroshima, as well as their potential changed meanings regarding war, peace and nuclear weapons after touring Hiroshima.

      While I'm here, I would very much like to get in contact with other tourists and share some of our experiences. That would help me a lot to better understand the impact of such a visit. Other than that, as a tourist, some company and socializing a bit would do me good while I'm here for 4 weeks.

      If anyone is in Hiroshima in February and would like to meet, let me know :) . Or e-mail me at j.j.meijer.4@student.rug.nl. Hope to talk to you soon!

       

      4 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 8:42 AM
    • Dinner In Hiroshima

      by Otisness Online Now Sep 26, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      Staying near hiroshima station tonite. Three kids, bit tired from traveling, don't want okonomiyaki tonite and not huge seafood fans! Any country cuisine ok. Any suggestions please?..

      3 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 9:45 AM
    • cab fare to airport

      by pmolin Online Now Sep 8, 2013 at 11:46 AM

      Can you tell me if cabs run early in the am? are they 24 hours? What would be the cab fare for 2 people 6 am from downtown Hiroshima to Hiroshima Airport?

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 5:03 AM
    • is there a charge for this service

      by pmolin Online Now Sep 8, 2013 at 11:37 AM

      is there a charge for this service

      3 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 9:42 AM
    • night out

      by eddmintz Online Now Dec 18, 2010 at 7:54 PM

      Anyone out in Hiroshima tonight or tomorrow night?

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      cheap hotel and sightseeing...

      by alex_aroundtheworld Online Now Dec 11, 2010 at 8:29 PM

      Hello,

      I will be in Hiroshima coming January and staying 2 nights.

      I dont have a clue what to do there. Of course, first of all I wanna see the history of Hiroshima. I am not into museums, but if there is a good one about history of Hiroshima, then I would like to go.

      I dont know how big the place is and how to get around there. We will be two persons.
      How can I make a plan of what to do there and how to find out how to get there? We do not speak japanese.

      Can someone help me in telling me in which areas we should get a hotel (and where to book it online) and where to go?

      thanks and hoping to hear back soon. I believe I have to book a hotel room quick.

      8 Answers Dec 12, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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      Overnight stopover -- what can I see?

      by ellyse Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 7:07 AM

      I will have a stopover at HIJ airport soon on a weekday night, arriving at 2010 (have to do customs clearance) and then leaving at 0920 the next morning. Both flights are international and it's not possible to do online check-in.

      I'm looking at staying at a hostel near JR Hiroshima station, and taking the airport shuttle to get there and then back to the airport the next morning, which should take about 1 hour each way.

      Or, is there any non-smoking place (McDonald's or Internet cafe) where I could spend the night? Capsule hotel would also be an interesting option, if anyone knows of any that take female guests.

      Will I be able to do any sightseeing at all? Or, at least try the local okonomiyaki? I'm just trying not to make it a trip where I see nothing apart from the airport, accommodation, and airport transport!

      5 Answers Oct 9, 2010 at 11:39 PM
    • Okonomimura

      by bagunca Online Now Apr 17, 2010 at 5:49 PM

      What's the best way to get from the Hiroshima Shinkansen Station to Okonomimura?
      Walk?
      Bus?

    • Looking for family in Hiroshima

      by geronimo2168 Online Now Apr 9, 2010 at 1:00 PM

      Hello,

      We are traveling to Japan on April 23rd and are trying to find our relatives in Hiroshima. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, mom (who's 91) cannot locate her address book with family's contact info.

      Can anyone point us in the right direction on finding our aunt, uncle and/or their 2 grown children? Thank you!

      3 Answers Apr 9, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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      fukuoka to hiroshima

      by mavl Online Now Mar 10, 2010 at 11:48 PM

      hello all,

      trying to find out the best (meaning most inexpensive) way to get from fukuoka to hiroshima. arriving at fukuoka airport on a saturday afternoon and just have to be in hiroshima by noon of the following day, if that makes a difference.

      thank you in advance!

      MAVL

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2010 at 6:44 AM
    • Day itinerary in Hiroshima/Miyajima

      by Lad_uk Online Now May 7, 2009 at 2:37 PM

      Hi,

      I'm planning a day trip from Kyoto to Hiroshima and then going to Miyajima Island.

      As my time will be tight, hoping to arrive by 10:30am and must leave on the 19:51 train, can anyone help with how best I should spend my time at these places? My initial thoughts are:

      Hiroshima
      ---------
      Peace Park
      A-Bomb Dome
      Hiroshima Castle
      Museum

      On Miyajima
      -----------
      Itsukushima Shrine
      Take ropeway to the top of Misen Mountain

      Having looked into Miyajima further, it seems there's more to do on it than I originally thought.

      What should be seen and what can be left out?

      How long should I aim to spend at each place?

      Any help would be greatly appreciated!

      6 Answers May 24, 2009 at 12:32 AM
    • bicycle rental in Hiroshima

      by sdearing80 Online Now Mar 23, 2009 at 4:50 PM

      I was wondering if there are any places to rent bicycles in Hiroshima-preferably near the station. Thanks for your help!

    • Travel from Nagano to Hiroshima

      by dragonfly08 Online Now Mar 9, 2008 at 8:14 AM

      What is the best way to get to Hiroshima from Nagano? Preferrably by JR Shinkansen.. where do we have to transfer trains and how long does it take?

      We plan on leaving Nagano really early in the morning, leave our luggage at a locker in Hiroshima JR Station, explore Hiroshima/Miyajima and then check into a hotel in Osaka.. Tnx.

      2 Answers May 10, 2009 at 2:39 AM
    • tram from city center to Prince Hotel?

      by necrosis Online Now Oct 15, 2007 at 8:57 AM

      hi all you knowlegeble folks,

      there's a 4-day meeting going on in Prince Hotel (near the Hiroshima port) that i need to attend, but staying in the grand Prince hotel itself is out of budget. :( heard the views were superb.

      plus, most budget friendly hostels/guest houses are located near the city center.

      is there a tram line/subway/bus that goes from city center all the way to the hotel or its proximity that i can catch to and fro? (perhaps the first and last tram timing?)

      i've tried various searches and haven't been able to pull this info off the WWW.
      so any help/info is very appreciated. :)

      TIA

    • hslowe's Profile Photo

      How long from Tokyo?

      by hslowe Online Now Sep 29, 2007 at 7:50 AM

      How long does it take to get to Hiroshima from Tokyo by train? I have three free days in Japan and am thinking that on one of them I'd like to travel to Hiroshima.

      Thanks,
      Heather

      5 Answers Mar 4, 2015 at 5:37 AM
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      1.5 Days in Hiroshima

      by blacksnail Online Now Jun 12, 2007 at 1:34 AM

      Hello, I'm planning for 1 to 2 days in Hiroshima, I would like you all to comment on my plan. do u think i can visit all these places in 1.5 days? thanks

      1. Itsuku-shima
      2. Hiroshima Castle
      3. Itsukushima-jinja
      4. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
      5. A Bomb Dome
      6. View from the Price Hotel in Ujina Port at Sun set

      6 Answers Jun 22, 2007 at 1:43 PM
    • Lockers at Hiroshima JR Station

      by adealon Online Now Mar 25, 2007 at 10:58 PM

      We are making a day trip to Hiroshima with our lugguages before travelling to Kansai Airport, can someone please tell me if there are lockers big enough at the train station to accomodate 60cm lugguages?

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2007 at 6:02 AM
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      Is it worth a winter visit?

      by saw50st8 Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 4:11 AM

      I am coming to Japan in about a week. We are flying into Osaka and out of Narita. We do not have that much time (about 9 days), but I would love to see Hiroshima. Is it worth it to make the day trip to Hiroshima? I would take the first possible train there and the last one back.

      How long does the train take approximately?
      Can I see Mijama in the winter? Is it worht it?

      I would probably go to Mijama first and then go to the Peace Park afterwards.
      Let me know what you think!

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2007 at 2:52 AM
    • Aster Plaza International Youth House

      by tqlu0911 Online Now Dec 8, 2006 at 4:40 AM

      Is there internet booking for this Youth House?

      2 Answers Dec 16, 2006 at 2:11 AM
    • dutchbmx's Profile Photo

      Looking for someone to guide us

      by dutchbmx Online Now Aug 15, 2006 at 11:54 PM

      Would anybody be willing to give my younger brother and two friends a tour of Hiroshima on Monday, August 21st? They are 21-22 year old Americans, really cool, have never been to Japan and don't know how to get around on their own. They will gladly pay for your attractions and meals, and will bring you gifts from America. I would accompany them, but I am stuck at my Nova job on that day in Yonago. I would like them to see Miya Jima island, the Peace Park, the Okonomayaki restaurant "tower" and whatever else you think is interesting. We would all really appreciate your help. Thanks so much!

      Sincerely,
      Nick Cohen-Meyer.
      Japan phone: 090-7761-4601

      1 Answer Aug 17, 2006 at 6:53 AM
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      Ryokan or minshuku recommendation in Hiroshima?

      by Phantasm Online Now Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00 AM

      Hello! I'm looking for an affordable (Y8000 or less incl meals) japanese-style ryokan or minshuku in Hiroshima. Would like it to be easy to get to (near JR station?), with an onsen (open-air a plus), and with a webpage/map in English. Thanks for the help!

      1 Answer Apr 16, 2008 at 8:24 AM
    • Phantasm's Profile Photo

      Ryokan or minshuku recommendation in Hiroshima?

      by Phantasm Online Now Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00 AM

      Hello! I'm looking for an affordable (Y8000 or less incl meals) japanese-style ryokan or minshuku in Hiroshima. Would like it to be easy to get to (near JR station?), with an onsen (open-air a plus), and with a webpage/map in English. Thanks for the help!

      1 Answer Apr 15, 2008 at 8:27 AM
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      1 Day only in Hiroshima in March, 2006

      by gaizee Online Now Nov 13, 2005 at 1:20 PM

      What are the must do's and must see's in Hiroshima?

      9 Answers Feb 24, 2006 at 11:26 PM
    • Logistics problem

      by elffie Online Now May 5, 2005 at 9:50 AM

      Hi! i will be leaving Fukuoka to Hiroshima.. However, i will spend a night in Kyoto instead. ANyway i can arrange or place my bags so that i do not need to lug them all the way? thanks!!

      2 Answers May 10, 2005 at 9:22 AM
    • places to stay

      by ciaranpowell Online Now Sep 7, 2004 at 11:12 PM

      hi im in hiroshima for 4 days in october and was hoping someone could recommend some where to stay close to all the attractions and at a budget thanks ciaran powell

      3 Answers Jan 19, 2006 at 9:28 AM