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Hi, does anyone know where I can buy a Koyasan Heritage ticket from? I will be travelling to Koyasan from Kyoto. Not planning on visiting Osaka but have to change trains there on the way to Namba for Koyasan. Will I be able to buy the ticket at Osaka station then? Or is there anywhere in Kyoto I can buy it from? Or can I just buy it at Namba subway station?

I've also been looking at the Fuji Hakone Pass. Again, can anyone tell me where in Tokyo I could buy this from? Is it worthwhile? I…

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Hi folks,
I'm planning a 2 week trip to Japan from the 25th of June to the 9th of July and would like some feedback and suggestions please. I'm think of:

5 nights in Tokyo with 2 of them day trips to Kamakura and Nikko,
2 nights in Takayama
4 nights in Kyoto
3 nights in Osaka with 1 of the days as a trip to Nara.

How does this sound? I know a lot of people like to go to Miyajima and Hiroshima, would anyone recommend altering the above to accommodate these? Any other recommendations…

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Hi guys,

In the middle of October I wiould like to do the magome- Tsumago way.

Could you tell me if the service for sending the bags to the other town is available everyday or just on weekends in the middle of october?

Thanks for your tips

Wonder

I am not sure if this i service is available only

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Hi Guys,

I am a 24 year old Australian who wants to teach in Japan for a few months at the end of this year. I have a bachelors degree in Commerce but no teaching background, so i have a few questions;

Will i be able to get a job for only 3 months?

Will i be able to get a job without teaching experience?

Where should i be looking to find a job?

I have stumbled across the sites Nova and Gaba, are they any good? Any other recommendations?

Thanks!

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Hello

Do I need mosquito repellent in May?

Thanks

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Hi, we're flying to Tokyo on December 20 and most likely would like to head down to do the Kumano Kodo trek first. Is it feasible to travel from Tokyo to Takahara in one day? Any advice would be appreciated. We're travelling with 3 kids aged 16 to 11.

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Hello everyone,

My husband and I will be in Japan at the end of May. Our current itinerary is as follows:
3 full days in Tokyo
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
2 full days in Kyoto
Train from Kyoto to Hiroshima and sightseeing in the afternoon/evening
Hiroshima sighseeing in the morning and then train from Hiroshima to Onomichi
Full day for cycling on the shimanami kaido
Train from Onomichi to Himeji (for castle visiting) and onwards to Kobe
2 full days in Kobe (I used to live here as a child, so this stop is…

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Hi everyone!

My family and I are planning our 2nd trip to Japan.

We have already visited Tokyo, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Osaka, Koyasan, Kyoto, Nara, Kanazawa and Takayama the first time.

This time around we are planning to go back to some places we really loved (Tokyo, Miyajima and Kyoto) and add a few more destinations (Nagoya, Mt. Fuji/Kawaguchiko and Kamakura for sure). We will be going in February, so I am aware of the fact that it will be cold and not all areas will be easily accessible…

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We are planning a 5 night stay in Tokyo in September, but it seems to be a very rainy month.

Can anyone tell us what we can expect, rain all day or will it mostly rain at night ?

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Hi, my wife and I will be in Japan in July/Aug for 10 to 12 days and at the moment considering 3 days in Kyoto, possibly 4 days based in Takayama for checking out the Japanese Alps region and hopefully experience a little of Japanese rural life, a day around Fuji and about 3 days in Tokyo. I'm fairly comfortable with the time allowance for Tokyo and Kyoto, but would appreciate any advice on Takayama. Is it too long to be based there? would we be better off reducing the time and possibly checking…