There are currently 41 Travel Helpers for Japan. Please remember that these Travel Helpers provide information on a volunteer basis and when they take the time to help you that a thank you is highly appreciated! They are listed below in order of their last activity on Travellerspoint.
During the past few years of regular travel to Japan, we have seen and helped many tourists struggling with some of the travel basics, simply because Japan is a very unique country and sometimes presents the unexpected. We have also talked to many people who would love to travel to Japan, but are put off by perceived difficulties with language, transport logistics and thinking it is an expensive country to visit.
I lived in Tokyo and Yokohama 4 years and travel to Japan every year since 2008.
I'm preparing travels guides and i can read/writte japanese.
I'm Japanese & have lived in Tokyo.
So I can help making your travel plan to Japan.
If I have enough time , I can guide around Tokyo to you.
I'm an office worker......so enough time is important.
I dotn just visit country , i actually move there and live there for awhile . Normally 3-6 months
I travelled in Kanto and Kansai areas of Japan, visited several places/towns/cities, and used train/shinkansen a lot. I will try to help with tips on transportation, accommodation, places of interests, local custom, or anything I might be able to help you with.
how to travel in Japan on the cheap, volunteering in Japan, culture, language, food, transport - especially for western Japan (Kansai) and the southern part of the country.
English walking guide tour around Nara Park area, From Kofukuji Temple, Buddah Hall to Kasuga Shrine.
I was doing guide tour for Japanese school trip students.
Now, I 'd like to start voluteer English walking tour guide for foreign tourists.
Japan is my country and I have travelled to many places within this country. I would like to help travellers as much as possible : )
Greetings! I've lived in Japan now for ten years and every day I find that there are new things to discover and appreciate about this amazing country. I've been to 30 of Japan's 47 prefectures and have visited over 60 hot springs, most of which I hope to feature in upcoming blog posts. If you're planning a trip to Japan, I'll be happy to share with you my recommendations and answer any questions you might have. Happy trip planning!
I have travel through Japan before
Ryokans instead of hotels. Etiquette.
I have lived here for 3 years so I may or may not be helpful.
Have lived in Japan for 2 years. Can help with tips from Tokyo to Yakushima (southwestern Japan) and any where in between.
Spent over 3 months travelling around Japan, including Tokyo, Nagoya, Nara, Kyoto, Kobe,Hiroshima,Osaka, Nagano, Fuji. Spent alot of time in Tokyo so know the city very well and have alot of friends livign there so can offer any advice needed
I currently live in Kyoto near Ginkakuji (the Silver Temple) and Tetsu-gaku-no-michi (the Philospher's Path) in the north-east part of Kyoto. I can offer help with the local area, restaurants, places to see etc. I have also visited Nagano for snowboarding, Nara, Osaka, Nagoya and plan to go to Tokyo in September this year.
Travelled Japan by Shinkansen spending time in Tokyo, Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Hiroshima...cant really help with the Northern areas but I am happy to help with advice of good places to stay, things to see and do, Im really interested in Japanese cutlure as well so any questions give me a shout!Know some great shopping areas too!!!
was an exchange student in Japan (Gifu prefecture) for one year and travelled quite extensively throughout that period.
I can help you anything if I can about Kyoto. I'm Japanese and live in Kyoto.
I know about Kyoto very well.
If you have any questions, inquire me
considering that im from japan and have lived there for 15 yrs, i think i could help you with pretty much everything. ive been to most of the prefectures. there may be a few that i havent been to, but im pretty confident that i know a lot about the country. so dont hesitate to contact me. I can speak english fluently, y hablo espanol un poco tambien. tomo una clase de espanol en la universidad. lol no puedo hablar la idioma bueno pero intento...
I lived in Japan for two years and am most familiar with Osaka, Tokyo, and Kobe.
I am a coodinator of tourism of ?????? city government.
So I am researching tourism and travel spots around my area & Japan.
If you are interested in the country side or traditional Japanese life style, I can help you.
My area is west side of Shimane prefecture.
We have a goodwill guides group and we will guide you when you come.
I can provide you home-stay family, if you are interested in. People who are practicing Japanese language are welcome.
I've lived in Nagoya for a year and done heaps of travelling, usually on a budget. Don't waste any of your holiday time in Nagoya but ask me about off the beaten track places and how to get discount tickets!
Spent several weeks travelling across Japan in October 2006. Fascinated by the country!
I live in Tokyo so I can give you up-to-date information on places to visit and fun things to do in Tokyo. This includes bars, clubs etc. I can also give tips on how to hitch-hike in Japan which will make your trip far more enjoyable and cheaper!! I'm pretty experienced in hitch-hiking!!
I am currently living in Japan and have been here for six years. I am most familiar with the Kansai area but have done a lot of traveling around Japan, including Okayama, Hiroshima, Okinawa, Gifu, Nagano, Wakayama and Mie prefectures. I am happy to help out with travel advice or if you have any general questions about Japan.
I was an exchange student. Japan is a country where foreigners are still called Gaijin (literally person from the outside) so culture shock can be unbelievable for even the most outgoing students. However, the Japanese people are the warmest and most appreciative to those same "outsiders" who make any effort to cultivate a learning for their culture. There are still people in the country who have never met or seen a real live white person, but if you speak even a tinge of the language, they will invite you into their homes and treat you like royalty. I would be happy to share my experience or give any advice...:)
If you have any questions about life in Japan or about Japanese culture, I might be able to help!
All things Shizuoka (eels, melons, tea, Fuji Q roller coasters, blowfish...), fun things to do in Kyoto, going to school in Japan, and getting around Japan with minimal hair pulling. I've also been studying Japanese for about 4 years so I can give some language/culture pointers for foreigners abroad.
I have lived in Japan for more than eighteen years (as of 2007).
I have lived in Tokyo, Nagoya; Okazaki (historical 'suburban' city in Aichi-ken); In Hikone (small town), located near famous Lake Biwa; and now in the deep countryside--so I have experienced many different facets of daily life in Japan.
If you have any questions, I may be able to offer some ideas. Thanks--and bon voyage!
I Been in japan on tor with a choir and I think I know a lot about japan
TRY ME!! Please
I am a Japanese citizen who can offer you "All about Japan". My good command of English (plus some German) would be of help to you.
I left my own country, italy, to reach my dream, Jpana. I`m living here since 3 years now, married with a japanese mam. I visisted almost every place of japan,?in winter and summer, ski place, beaches, climbing and mountainbike`s race, big metropolis and small villages...I can really help how to survive!
I am living in Japan and can try to help with any questions you might have, especially pertaining to Tokyo or to the Yamanashi-ken area.
Guiding, traveling and providing accomodation. My house is quite larger but it is in the mountain.
I travelled in Kanto region on weekends for 5 months mostly alone, taking public transport and eating where the locals ate. I could give suggestions if any is required.
I´d like to visit Japan mainly Tokyo & Kyoto and I´d like to have some information about the area.
lots of thanks
I lived in southern Japan (Oita Prefecture) for two years and speak fluent Japanese. I can help with travelling in Japan, especially Kyushu, and could probably give some advice for foreigners living in or thinking about living in Japan, especially rural Japan.
Great backpacking in Kobe.
The southern islands of Japan from yakushima/tanegashima down to Ishigaki. (I lived and travelled there for 3 years),as well as loads of other must see places in Japan.
Studied extensively, visited summer of 2003, long time friends live there. Cooking Japanese food for 20years.
Many Japanese study English, but do not speak it. Almost nothing is writen in English. You must be patient, have trip well planned.
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