Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 8 Answers · 3 years ago

What are the best small venues for music in Tokyo? I'm talking like... really local, garage-band type stuff to see... Any insights? Thanks...


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Where have been your best cheap hostel or Air BnB experiences in the Kanto area for a couple?I am looking for a few days get away for the September holiday, and I am looking to book it soon. Thanks fo [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 6 Answers · 3 years ago

Japanese OR English OK! Where do you buy cheap flights within Japan, especially, Okinawa!? Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

What are your favorite hiking spots? I like a challenge! Thanks in advance!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

What are some good import-food stores in the Tokyo area? I want to buy Greek olives and Mexican food ingredients, to get super specific. But, if anyone has any general recommendations, please...!

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Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 5 Answers · 3 years ago

I have traveled to Naha in Okinawa, but didn't get to do much outside of that city. What are your favorite spots in Okinawa and do you have some advice for transportation?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 9 Answers · 3 years ago
Do you enjoy the traditional Japanese food of fermented soy beans? Most westerns hate it, but recently, I've come to find the good points of it. Do any other people like natto? How do you usually prep [...]
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Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Where can one buy cheap but comfortable hiking gear in Japan?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 6 Answers · 3 years ago

Any recommendations for English-speaking facilities/ doctors? (Preferably in the Kanto area, with Japanese Health Insurance...?)


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

What places in Tokyo have English-speaking hair stylists or are used to cutting non-Japanese hair?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago
I'm looking for a place that is affordable and can accomodate a size 25.5 or 26 in women's shoes! I feel this is really difficult to find this size in women's shoes. The "LL" is just a little too smal [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

Looking for apps for traveling from itinerary apps to recomendations for trains and travel spots! For an iPhone, preferably...


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

What did you do, and how did you get involved?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Besides a train or car, what is your preferred mode of transportation in Japan? I would love to hear some creative ones people have experienced... Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

What was it, where was it and how would you rate the price for what you got?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

This could be regarding traveling, work, or personal life! Let's enjoy Japanese!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Where I am from, we pick pumpkins, eat apples, and go to a corn maze. What are traditional activities to do here in Japan in autumn time?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

I noticed it was an option recently while buying a flight with Peach Air, but is it really necessary?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Have you been to Sapparo? What was the highlight of your trip?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

Where did you go, and what was it like ? Looking to do some fishing, whether that's ocean fishing or just at a spot in Tokyo! Thanks !


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

I'm heading to Kobe for the weekend! What are some good spots?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

I've heard you can eat momiji leaf tenpura in Osaka!?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

And where to get them!!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 3 years ago

As it's getting colder, what are some of your tips for surviving the Japanese winter?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

I know of a few in Tokyo, but what are the best places with a view... 30 floors or more, I'm hoping! Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Tokyo has so many people and get so busy. Where are some spots you go to for some peace and quiet but still in Tokyo. With wifi? Is Starbucks really the only place??


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 3 years ago
A bunch of us want to watch a (pre-recorded) football game to celebrate Thanksgiving in an authentic way. We want to go to a place, hook up the HDMI cord and stream a game onto a TV. Is there a p [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 2 years ago

Expensive is OK, as long as it's high-quality meat!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Which is the best place for a 4-day trip?? 


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Of course, there's Okinawa... anything besides that area that you recommend?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 6 Answers · 2 years ago

Looking for some trip-planning inspiration!

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Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

I am planning a trip to Yakushima over golden week. What's your best travel advice. Will be comign from Tokyo area...


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And how expensive was it??


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 2 years ago

Is it worth the price? What's your experience?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago
I want to buy more organic foods AND items (soaps, oils, supplements...etc.). I am new at this, so any suggestions of places or items would be extremely helpful!!What are you favorite organic goods in [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Where did you go? How was the price compared to training it?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

Looking for any helpful sites! Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 2 years ago
I know some bus systems are JR and some are not? Correct? I have a hard time finding specific listings of bus times. Of course, google maps lists them when you need it for transport along with trains, [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

I saw an ad for this... Has anyone done it in Japan? What was your experience like?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Looking for places to play ultimate frisbee pickup in Tokyo/Chiba. I know there are some spots in Yoyogi park. Do you know of anything else?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Which are your favorites?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

How early do you have to get there to actually find a spot comfortably? 


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago
Since I've been in Japan, I've found it difficult to find good information about bus times in English. Anyone have any suggests for this??Also, I want to take a trip from Choshi, Chiba to Mito, Ibarak [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

Looking for a nice Japanese restaurant on the ocean side. Perhaps shabu shabu or Sushi!?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

I want to do some cherry and maybe nashi picking this summer. Where are some spots you recommend in the Kanto area? Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago

These places can get pricey! I am looking for some spots anywhere in Japan that are 8,000 to 15,000 per night. Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 2 years ago

Seems like this is the place where the freaks come out -- in a good way! What are some of the sights you've seen at yoyogi, besides the park?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 2 years ago

Recommended tours for islands in Kyushu?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

Has anyone used the service where you can have your luggage delivered from your house/hotel to Narita Airport? Did it work out -- do you have information about this?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 2 years ago

I'm fliying from Narita to Chicago. Would you suggest I exchange yen to dollars at Narita or in the states? Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

Just wondering what the hike is like on Yakushima Island -- did you feel it was a challenge? How about on a scale of 1-5 how difficult was it? Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 2 years ago

I've read the stuff that is on this site about Minakami, but do you have anything else to add abou it?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 2 years ago

I would like to spend 30,000 yen or less...


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 2 years ago

Where can I get good info about the venue and exhibits? It's going on this week... I have a ticket but haven't been finding much info yet! Thanks


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 2 years ago
I'll be going to the Yuki Matsuri in Feb. I have a few questions: - What is the best way to get to the site from the airport?- What are some good places to eat in the area?- What is the best omiyag [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago

What tourist spots do you like around Sapporo (Hokkaido), after seeing the Snow Festival? I am going to the snow fest this winter! Will actually be staying closer to the airport...


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 2 Answers · 1 year ago

What clothes will be best? Do you need full-on winter boots if you are not doing winter sports etc?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago
Sorry this is a really specific question... I am taking the Chuo-Line Limited Express Azusa 7. Do you know if this is covered completely by the JR Tokyo Wide Pass? I am taking it to Kofu area in [...]

Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago

Do you know if there is a nifty bus or something that goes toward Owakudani in Kanagawa from Kawaguchiko area/Fuji area? The train route looks pretty messy and inconvenient. Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 1 year ago

In Tokyo? Best value for the location?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago

Any and all recommendations please!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 5 Answers · 1 year ago

What is the best guesthouse you have stayed in, considering location/price/cleanliness? Any where in Japan would be fine to know about it!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 0 Answers · 1 year ago

Do you reccommend any bike tours in the Kanto region? Thanks!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago

Traveling to Sapporo, Chitose areas this winter. I would like a place with an outdoor bath! What's in the area? I don't mind traveling an hour or so if it's a good place!


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 3 Answers · 1 year ago

Where is the best place to buy a used SLR camera?


Asked by Victoria Vlisides · 1 Answer · 1 year ago

What is the best way to take this route by bus?