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Himeji Castle - The Forever White

8 May 2015

After renovated for several years, Himeji castle (姫路城, Himejijō), the world heritage, has been fully re-opened again to public since March 2015. 171 more words


Changing My Life Years Ago

Crazy Idea

Almost 5 years ago, I was sat in a psychology lecture at University, listening to some alumni members talking about their experiences as an assistant language teacher in Japan. 281 more words


Hiking: Kongosan

April 27th, a while ago now we did some hiking on Mt.Kongo – its another hike lifted from Js Hiking magazine. We bought a Kongosan ticket at the Nankai train office that allowed us two days travel including the train, bus and a discount on the cable car. 258 more words


30 Things To Try On The JET Programme

Newbies on the JET Programme usually come to Japan with a number of expectation. Some want to be the next big thing in English teaching, others want to confirm their deep held notions about Japanese culture, while a few just want to “find themselves.” Either way, let me tell you Japan has a lot to offer, so please do NOT waste your time here. 499 more words


[Move] Japan, Kansai- Nara Transportation Guide



IC Card: ICOCA, Ci-Ca, PiTapi

Bus (**Recommended**)

– *Nara Park. NishinokyoOne day pass

Cost: Yen$500

Benefits: Able to hop on and off the bus to almost all the famous tourist attraction… 113 more words


JAL Refresh Osaka Lounge

Japanese carrier, JAL opened its newly-renovated Sakura lounge for international flights at Osaka (Kansai) Airport on July 21, 2015. Located near Gate 37, the updated facilities in Kansai Airport match new the design aesthetics found in JAL’s… 296 more words


[Move] JR-WEST- Kansai Wide Area Pass

Kansai Wide Area Pass

Is a really good pass, if you are going around/ staying within kansai area for more than 3 days.

Things to Note: 171 more words