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> Traveling to Japan, A survey about what travellers to Japan are looking for
Finding Japan
Are you interested in any of the following?
Hot Springs in Japan [ 1 ] ** [11.11%]
Farm Stays in Japan [ 1 ] ** [11.11%]
Experience fishing industry [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Visiting Shrines and Temples [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Japanese pop culture: electronics, costume play etc [ 2 ] ** [22.22%]
Japanese traditional culture: tea ceremony, martial arts etc [ 3 ] ** [33.33%]
Historical spots: old samurai villages etc [ 1 ] ** [11.11%]
Other (respond below) [ 1 ] ** [11.11%]
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madamebutterfly
post Jul 14 2009, 12:51 AM
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What are the top reasons you want to visit Japan?

If you are planning a visit to Japan how do you gather information on destinations?

What kind of desinations are you interested in? (Urban, rural, etc.)

What kinds of activities would you like to do in Japan?

What kinds of accomodations do you like to stay in? (youth hostel, traditional Japanese hotel)

Would you rent a car in order to see more rural areas of Japan?
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post Jul 15 2009, 01:06 PM
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I voted for pop culture, it's fascinating. But I'm the only one who voted!


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post Jul 19 2009, 05:33 PM
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I voted for traditional, but pop culture is a close second. Man would I love to go there... is two weeks enough to get a good glimpse of Japan ?
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post Jul 20 2009, 04:20 AM
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QUOTE(travellingjon @ Jul 19 2009, 05:33 PM) *

I voted for traditional, but pop culture is a close second. Man would I love to go there... is two weeks enough to get a good glimpse of Japan ?


I think two weeks is enough to get a good glimpse. Especially because travelers who plan ahead can get a JR rail pass. You have to buy it abroad and then exchange it for a pass when you get here, but it gives you access to all of the trains for no additional cost, even the fast bullet trains! You can buy a two week rail pass and that would enable you to see a lot in a short amount of time. Depending on what you want to do. I would recommend flying into Tokyo and then making your way down to Kyushu. You could hit major spots along the way: Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, and then come to Kyushu. There isnt as much information on Kyushu as other areas, but if you have any questions please ask!
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post Jul 20 2009, 11:34 AM
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Two weeks would be the MINIMUM that I would spend in Japan, but I think you'd get a pretty good feel of the place in that amount of time.


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post Jul 20 2009, 07:36 PM
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I want to go to see my relatives. My mother was born & raised in Osaka. A few years ago, my aunt visited my mother & me, in the US, & made me promise to come see her in Japan. She's getting old, so I've got to get there soon, but after four years of unemployment, I can't afford to go anywhere. crying_anim02.gif


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post Jul 21 2009, 08:39 AM
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Aw... I'm sure you'll figure something out soon. Maybe your aunt could help you out?


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