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    • Mt Figi - 5th staton

      Japan Nov 24, 2016 at 10:42 AM

      In early April, can u get the bus to 5th station,or is Mt fugi closed till climbing season. thanks

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      Taxi from Susukino at 5am on final day of Snow Fest

      Sapporo Yesterday

      6 of us will be staying at Toyoko Inn Hokkaido Sapporo Susukino Kosaten.
      Add: 3-4-1, Minami Shi-jo Nishi Chuo-ku Sapporo-city, Hokkaido 064-0804

      We must catch the 6:15am train from Sapporo JR Station on the 12th of Feb, which is the final day for the Snow Fest. Considering our location being very near the Susukino Snow Fest and the early hour, would it be an issue for us to get cabs? We will need 3 cabs at the same time, departing Susukino at 5:45am. Previously it was easy since we were staying at Mercure Susukino (they ordered the cabs for us) and it wasn't during the festival. This time I doubt Toyoko Inn will assist to book us cabs and also would there be any road closure around there?

      Are there any cab companies we could call to book, which do not charge exorbitantly? We don't speak Japanese..

      Tq, Mel

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    • Tokyo to mount fuji

      Tokyo Nov 20, 2016 at 5:10 AM

      Hi need help on mount fuji
      I am planning to have one night stay at mt fuji? Where should i stay? Is it easy to get to mt fuji from tokyo without using tour package?

      Ski resort suggestion maybe..

      Thanks in advance

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      traveling to Osaka in January

      Japan Nov 28, 2016 at 8:52 PM

      I am planning a trip to Japan to arrive around the 5th or 6th of January. Is this a good time to go there because i was informed by a friend that the 1st to 4th/maybe the whole week is a Holiday in Japan? Any problems riding trains at that time?

      thank you for any info you can provide.

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    • Mixed sex onsen?

      Japan Dec 5, 2016 at 5:24 PM

      Are there any onsens which are mixed sex in or near Kyoto or Tokyo?

      I thought I ran into one online but can't find it now. I believe it said there's a women's onsen there and a mixed onsen (which are mainly men).

      My wife and I will be there Dec 9 till 17th.

      If you can't think of these types of onsens, please let us know of any which are outdoors and natural.

      Thanks! 

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      Weather around the second week of Jan?

      Osaka Dec 2, 2016 at 1:31 AM

      I am considering a trip to Osaka for a week ( starting around jan6 2017). Headed for Kyoto as well since it is close by. Is it really cold this time of the year? lots of snow and windy?

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    • from Nara to Mt Fugi

      Japan Nov 22, 2016 at 1:18 PM

      what is best/easiest way to get from Nara to Mt Fugi??,thanks

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    • what must i not miss in kyoto

      Japan Nov 21, 2016 at 11:53 AM

      there are alot of shrines/temples and alot more, i have 2 half days, what would u say i must see and do, thanks

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    • place to stay in tokyo

      Tokyo Nov 19, 2016 at 1:22 AM

      which part of tokyo is best to stay?
      a) hotel area suggestion
      my stay will be for 7-8 days.

      Thanks in advance

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    • walking directions

      Japan Nov 30, 2016 at 11:11 AM

      don't know if anyone knows walking directions from KAMATA station to URBAIN hotel,(havee mailed hotel several times, no response, google maps don't tell u what road to turn lleft/right etc, thanks.

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    • kamakura advice

      Japan Nov 25, 2016 at 12:48 PM

      is it possible to see the sight by bike(as i don't know the distances involved)likekencho ji,kotoku ji, big buddha,hasedera and others?,thanks

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      Airport Bus

      Sapporo Yesterday

      We will be staying at Toyoko Inn Susukino Kosaten. Our flight out on a sunday (12th February - last day of Snow Fest) is at 9:20am. The latest we need to get to the airport is 7am. The earliest bus from Susukino is 5:29am. I read that it takes 70-90 minutes. I'm not sure from which point in Sapporo this 70-90 minutes count from.. Would it be enough time for us to reach New Chitose Airport by 7am the latest on a Sunday if we catch the 5.29am bus?

      Secondly, I read that it is cheaper to buy a return ticket. Can we buy a return ticket if we will disembark at Sapporo Station yet return to the airport from Susukino? We will be staying at 2 different locations. At the beginning - Near Sapporo JR Station then later - Susukino.

      Tq, Melanie

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    • best things to see

      Nikko Nov 19, 2016 at 1:11 PM

      i have a day and half, can u please recommend what i should see/do, thanks a million.

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    • hakone (help with where to start)

      Japan Nov 15, 2016 at 8:29 AM

      can i have advice where to start seeing the sights, ithink there is a way to do them without backtracking, ive read a book,but it was no help?thanks

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    • Overnight activities in Sapporo

      Sapporo Nov 30, 2016 at 6:57 PM

      Hello,

      Can anyone recommend any activities/shopping mall/arcades/book stores that operate 24/7?
      My partner and I are unable to find any accommodation in Sapporo center or Shin Sapporo on Christmas Eve (24th of Dec 2016) at this point, and it appears that we will be accommodation-less for the night.

      I would greatly appreciate it if anyone can suggest anything we can do to kill the overnight hours.

      Arigatou,
      Yang

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    • tour operators; any recommendations?

      Japan Nov 15, 2016 at 9:28 PM

      My wife and I want to visit Japan in the spring of 2017. Possible destinations are Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. Looking for recommendations for great tour operators. Also willing to hear stories of the not-so-great, but are really looking to have a fun and interesting time. Thanks.

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    • on hyperdia help

      Japan Nov 14, 2016 at 1:25 PM

      when calculating fare, (total price) if u want to reserve seat , is that included in seat fee or do u pay extra?, if u have JRpass do u reserve before boarding train or day before,thanks

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    • Where is the best part to start in TOKYO

      Tokyo Nov 18, 2016 at 10:45 PM

      any suggestion for the best place in tokyo?

      I am going in January and still do not have idea where to stay and what to do in tokyo during winter.

      thanks a lot

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      cheapest way to travel and visit Tokyo and Kyoto from Los Angeles

      Kyoto Nov 12, 2016 at 1:35 PM

      I am thinking of flying into Kyoto from Los Angeles and then departing from Tokyo. Originally, I was going to fly into Tokyo, visit a few days (I have 10 visiting vacation days) and then go to Kyoto and then return to Tokyo for my flight home. I have since found out how expensive it is to travel by train. I am looking into the JR pass which is $269 for 7 days. That is a good deal I believe. So, If fly into Osaka, take the train for $30 to Kyoto, then stay a few days there, then start the 7 day pass while there and use it to go to Tokyo and use it there for five days and then use it to go to the airport too to leave, is that a good economical idea? I have checked plane prices and there is about $100 increase in the flight to Osaka vs. Tokyo.

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    • How´s the weather in October?

      Okinawa Aug 21, 2016 at 4:43 AM

      Hi,

      I´m thinking about going to Okinawa, or more specifically Ishigaki, in early October. As far as I know Ishigaki is a part of the Okinawa prefektur!?
      Would you recommend going there this time of the year? How is the weather? Is it beach weather? Rainy and/or windy?

      Br
      //Johan

      3 Answers Aug 29, 2016 at 5:20 PM
    • First week of September, good to travel?

      Ishigaki Mar 2, 2016 at 8:18 AM

      Dear all,
      Me and my family are planning a trip to Japan from the 20th of August until the 11th of September. In the last week, 3th of September until the 9th of September we're planning to visit ISHÌGAKI (flying from FUKUOKA).
      Is it a good season to visit the Ishigaki? as in, is it a typhoon season from 3th of September until the 9th of September? Or big risks for typhoons?
      If you have other suggestions for beautiful beaches, snorkling and good food, please let me know! Thanks!!

      7 Answers Mar 10, 2016 at 11:53 AM
    • i need travel agency

      Okinawa Feb 1, 2016 at 6:08 PM

      i will travel to okinawa for a week. the problem is i dont have driving licence so i think i should have a travel guide to bring me along the island.. or any suggestions? and where can i book a travel agency/guide?

      8 Answers Feb 2, 2016 at 12:40 AM
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      need help with location to stay

      Okinawa Jan 11, 2016 at 3:22 AM

      Hi, my wife, my daughter 4 year old and myself are planning for a 5 night trip to okinawa on the 2nd week of may. i want to know few things.
      1. is it a good season to visit the place? as in, is it a typhoon season from 9th-15th may 2016?
      2. which place we should stay in, we need to go to the beach everyday to swim (not necessary snorkel). we arent picky about hotels, though it is not a problem. should we stay in naha or one of the far away places up north. our flight is from tokyo to naha, so cant plan for another island. also preferred if the hotel is either near the monorail station or some stores/restaurants, since we dont prefer to eat in any hotel's limited restaurant choices.

      any recommendation highly appreciated.

      5 Answers Mar 9, 2016 at 7:01 AM
    • Transfer from Naha Airport (Okinawa) to Hotel

      Okinawa Nov 9, 2015 at 10:37 PM

      Hi, what is the best way to get from Naha Airport, Okinawa, to Moon Ocean Ginowan Hotel ((aside from the Monorail & Airport Limousine bus)).

      I'm looking for an option or booking/purchasing a private car transfer online. Which Okinawa transport companies would be reliable ? Arrival in Okinawa is tomorrow.

      2 Answers Nov 10, 2015 at 1:41 AM
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      Tavelling with big luggage by public transport

      Okinawa Sep 8, 2015 at 8:20 AM

      Here's my travel plan:
      From Naha airport to hotel in Mihama American Village (stay for 1 night), from Mihama American Village to hotel near Nago bus terminal (stay for 2 nights) and back to Naha (3 nights). May I know if I can travel with my big luggage by public bus? I think taxi will be too costly?

      1 Answer Sep 8, 2015 at 4:31 PM
    • 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?

      9 Answers Aug 7, 2015 at 6:00 AM
    • Transport from airport to hotel

      Okinawa May 14, 2015 at 1:16 AM

      My daughter is on the way to kinawa. She forgot her international License

      3 Answers May 14, 2015 at 5:11 PM
    • From cruise port to monorail station

      Okinawa Apr 10, 2015 at 2:15 AM

      What is the nearest monorail station from the cruise port? Is taxi the best way to get there?

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2015 at 6:53 AM
    • 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

      1 Answer Mar 9, 2015 at 4:29 AM
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      Travel from Naha to Urma

      Okinawa Feb 12, 2015 at 7:06 PM

      About how much would it be to take a bus or taxi from Naha Airport to Ishikawa Uruma-shi, Okinawa-ken 904-1106, and which way is better?

       

      2 Answers Mar 10, 2015 at 5:37 AM
    • General information needed

      Okinawa Feb 12, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      I be will traveling to Okinawa for a couple of weeks and was wondering about cell phones. I mainly want to be able to contact others in my group when we split up and also be able to use maps and a translation app on my phone. I was wondering if there is good service through out the island. Also, I want to do some scuba diving, can anyone recommend a dive company that has English speaking guides.

      Thanks

      2 Answers Mar 10, 2015 at 5:44 AM
    • Black & blue Label Burberry

      Okinawa Jan 24, 2015 at 7:36 AM

      Where can I find black & blue label Buberry in Okinawa???

      2 Answers Jan 26, 2015 at 1:25 AM
    • Is anything still left from Machinato Army base ?

      Okinawa Aug 12, 2014 at 11:30 PM

      I lived on Machinato Army base from 1970 -1972.Is there any housing or buildings still left and what is the area referred to now?

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2014 at 3:59 AM
    • best place to buy a kid's gift certificate for toys

      Okinawa Apr 27, 2014 at 6:03 PM

      Our grandchildren are in Okinawa with their parents at one of the American bases there. We would like to send them a gift card for buying toys, but we want to be sure the gift certificate will actually be honored there. Any suggestions?

      2 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 8:02 AM
    • work in okinawa

      Okinawa Apr 24, 2014 at 1:42 AM

      Hi, my partner and I just arrived in naha, and we were wondering if anyone has any suggestions or tips on getting jobs here, we dont speak much japanese, both have valid working visas and are willing to work for rent.
      thanks

      2 Answers Apr 24, 2014 at 9:06 PM
    • are there online sites to getdiscount or coupons to use for sresturants and or attractions

      Okinawa Apr 9, 2014 at 1:36 PM

      Are here sites to get coupon or discounts for resturanrs or the attractions for

      okinawa

      4 Answers Jun 3, 2014 at 7:39 AM
    • Mochi and Kit Kat Candy

      Okinawa Mar 27, 2014 at 11:08 PM

      Where can I buy mochi and kit kat candy in the Okinawa area

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2014 at 7:10 AM
    • zamami and aka islands 4 nights in july

      Okinawa Mar 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM

      would love to get some advice on accomodations. I am travelling with 2 daughters and myself and want clean, quiet room with ensuite. thanks

      4 Answers Mar 26, 2014 at 1:25 PM
    • zamami and aka islands 4 nights in july

      Okinawa Mar 24, 2014 at 2:07 PM

      I would be grateful for some real info on places to stay, I am not asking for much, but want an on suite as it is me and my 2 daughters, not to hear my neighbours and clean. I want to be near the action as they say and do not mind if japanese or western style beds. I have spent weeks looking at all of the reviews, but still not getting a clear picture, thanks for your help.

      DRtraveler2014

    • 1990's Surfing Okinawa

      Okinawa Mar 6, 2014 at 2:20 PM

      Does anyone remember a surfer that drove a brown van, and I believe his name was "Bill"? I think he was in the service? He helped me out once and I never got the chance to thank him, I met him with a guy named Johnny who I believe his father was in the service, i think if I remember right Johnny was a dependent and Bill was in the service mate a Marine? . I wish I could remember more I know he rode a white surf board, But anyone who this rings a bell with any info would be appreciated!! I really need to thank him, and I think it would be a surprise after 20+ years... any help please answer. Thank You All!!!

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2014 at 3:11 PM
    • looking for 1990's surfer?

      Okinawa Mar 5, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      Anyone know a guy that drove a brown van believe his name was Bill? he surfed on oki? white board?

      1 Answer Mar 8, 2014 at 9:26 AM
    • Valentines Day

      Okinawa Feb 13, 2014 at 3:05 AM

      I need something fun and interesting to go see for Valentine's day.

      2 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 5:58 AM
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      Best Bars near Camp Foster Okinawa commissary gate?

      Okinawa Jan 31, 2014 at 5:20 PM

      Can anyone recommend any bars still worth the trip to since the curfew (I'm civilian, so not affected directly)?

      1 Answer Feb 1, 2014 at 6:07 AM
    • Best Beaches in Okinawa

      Okinawa Jan 13, 2014 at 3:24 PM

      Hi, I'm planning on spending 5 days in Okinawa in April and want to spend these days on the best beaches that exist on Okinawa's main island. By what I'v read I'm planning on visiting Okuma Beach, Minnajima Island, Manza Beach, Moon Beach and a day trip to Tokashiki Island.

      Are these the best beaches in Okinawa main Island? Have any other suggestions?

      Thanks!

      4 Answers Feb 23, 2014 at 11:36 PM
    • Itinerary Advice for Okinawa?

      Okinawa Jan 13, 2014 at 3:11 PM

      Hi, We are a group of 6 adults and 2 children travelling to Japan in April. We are planning on visiting Okinawa for 5 full days and our itinerary will be:

      Day 1: We arrive at Naha Airport in the afternoon, rent cars and drive to North Okinawa and stay for the next couple of nights in a Hotel close to the Okinawa Aquarium

      Day 2: Visit the Okinawa Aquarium in the morning and spend the afternoon at Emerald Beach or Minnajima Island

      Day 3: Visit Ogimi Village, Okuma Beach and Hedo-misaki (if we have time)

      Day 4: Head south to Naha and along the way stop at Manza Beach and Moon Beach / Spend the Night in Naha

      Day 5: Do a day trip to Tokashiki Island / Spend the night in Naha

      Day 6: Spend the morning visiting the Peace Memorial Park and Tunnels and the rest of the afternoon in Naha.... at the end of the day we have a plane to Kansai Airport.

      Can anyone please give us an opinion on this itinerary? Any advice? I'm particularly worried about the weather and ocean temperature in this time of the year in Okinawa. We wan't to spend these spending time on the beach and water activities.

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Jan 14, 2014 at 7:38 AM
    • Tokashiku Marine Village Contact

      Okinawa Jan 7, 2014 at 2:52 AM

      Hi, could anyone help me out please? I'm going to Tokashiku Island in April and was thinking of staying at Tokashiku Marine Village. I can't seam to be able to find a contact of the Hotel to check availability and make the necessary reservations. Does anyone have a telephone contact or email of the Hotel that you could give me?

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2014 at 3:10 AM
    • Tokashiku Marine Village Contact

      Tokashiki Jan 7, 2014 at 2:49 AM

      Hi, could you anyone help me out? I'm going to Tokashiku Island in April and was thinking of staying at Tokashiku Marine Village. I can't seam to be able to contact the Hotel to check availability and make the necessary reservations. Does anyone have a telephone contact or email of the Hotel that you could give me?

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2014 at 6:51 AM
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      transportation to/from Kadena AFB

      Okinawa Dec 27, 2013 at 5:55 PM

      We will be staying at Seaside Hotel in chatan-Cho and want to visit Kadena AFB. Is there reasonable trans available?
      thanks

      1 Answer Dec 27, 2013 at 6:12 PM
    • Does anyone have the contact of Hotel Sun Flower in Tokashiki Island?

      Okinawa Oct 25, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      Does anyone have the contact of Hotel Sun Flower in Tokashiki Island?

      Thanks!

      Michael

      1 Answer Oct 25, 2013 at 3:04 PM