Traveling Hopcott: Traveling ebooks, magazines and links to interesting traveling websites from Rob Hopcott
Japan Visitor: Lots of useful information for the traveller to Japan!
Jan Dodd's Japan Update, features a wealth of up-to-date information on all aspects of travelling in Japan.
Ino's Place: Neat guesthouse in Sapporo, Hokkaido!
Sakura House: Guest houses and apartment agency in Tokyo.
Senseiseeker.com: Lots of help in getting teaching jobs.
The following are some useful links:
FREE web space for all!
BIJ Travel Expert
Search for train fares between two stations and find approximate travel times! Great Resource!
Kansai International Airport Home Page
For information about the facilities available at Kansai International Airport, Gateway to Kansai.
Great information for visitors to Japan.
Japanese Railways Page
Kyoto International Community House
Great site for those of us already in Kyoto. Features:
- Event board
- Information about Requirements for Residence and Alien Registration
- Information about finding accomodation, utilities (gas, water, etc)
- Requirements for Health Insurance
- Preparation for and procedures to follow in case of calamity (earthquake, fire, typhoon)
- Information concerning Drivers Licences
- About public transportation
- About education
- Contact details for English-speaking doctors & dentists
- Message boards (For Sale/wanted/free, accomodation, and language exchange)
Larry Stockton's Links to Japan
Links to just about everything you'll ever need to know about Japan.
A link to links useful for those of us studying Japanese.
The Japan Times Online
Leading English-language daily.
The Kyoto News
Photographs, information and events, Kyoto language, and more!
Kansai Flea Market
Download the .pdf version of the latest edition of the classifieds... Very useful for job and house-hunting. Also lots of Sayonara sales and classes!
Kansai Time Out
Kansai Time Out is THE magazine for articles and info in the Kansai region.
English schools in Kyoto
A page with English schools and their contact details for those of you looking for work. This does not include the big schools (ECC, NOVA, etc) which can be found through KTO and the other larger publications.
Being A Broad
A networking group for women in Japan. In English. You can join mailing groups, participate in orientations, buy a book, etc.
The Japan FAQ - Know before you go
The Japan Zone - Your #1 guide to Japan and Japanese culture
Goods from Japan Looking for a gift for that special someone? Try shopping here.
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