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Travel in Japan Destination Japan | English
Overview of Japan, articles, and travel deals
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 04/06/2004)
Essential Japan Guide | English
Japan travel destinations and sightseeing spots, Japanese food and dining, Japanese traditional and pop culture, cool Japanese stuff, etc.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 12/16/2011)
Japan Tourist | English
Crowdsourced website for tourist information in Japan. Expert reviews, online discussions, writer rewards from network partners. Published by Metropolis magazine and populated by more than 900 registered contributors, the Japan Tourist website has produced an average of 10 Japan-focused travel articles each day during its first year. Also available in Chinese and Japanese.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 01/08/2013)
Japanese culture - A Primer for Newcomers | English
Descriptions of several major Japanese cultural traits such as uchi-soto, the gaijin complex, honne and tatemae, amae, tate shakei, nihnjin ron, etc. Individually maintained, part of the Japan FAQ.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 08/30/2002)
Japanese Lifestyle | English
Extensive site for travelers to Japan. Hotel and transportation guides to cities and regions. Maps, airport info, activities, destination highlights, background info on culture and history, more.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 11/29/2005) | English | Japanese
Non-government, non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the international community in Japan. Japan Helpline offers nationwide emergency assistance service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 10/16/2002)
MapFan Web | Japanese
Clickable maps of Japan covering all prefectures (highest zoom 1/1562). Search by address, train station name, and postal code available. "Spot Search" looks for facilities in different genres (shops, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, etc.).
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 08/18/2003)
Quirky Japan Homepage | English
Non-mainstream travel guide with topics on budget travelling in Japan, info on second hand shops, festivals and holidays, museums, food, -cool places that no one ever visits- etc. Individually maintained.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 06/16/2002)
The Japan FAQ: Know Before You Go | English
Individually maintained, comprehensive site on general questions and answers for short and long-term travelers to Japan. Information on immigration and visa procedures, accommodations, banking, mail, transportation, etc.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 04/12/2002)

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