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If you are planning on making a trip on to this lovely island-country, then be sure to prepare yourself properly.
Below is a selection of sites related to traveling in Japan.

 

Accommodation | Airports | Culture & Language | Government | Media | Transportation - Trains | Travel Guides & Japan Portals | Weather

 

 

Accommodation

JNTO Accommodation Search
http://www.jnto.go.jp/a-search/search/search_form.php

 

Airports

Kansai International Airport (Osaka) - English Site
http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp


Central Japan International Airport Centrair (Nagoya) - English Site
http://www.centrair.jp/en/


Narita International Airport – English Site
http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/index.html


Keisei Airport Bus (Japanese site)
http://www.keiseibus.co.jp/pc/index.html


Airport Limousine Bus
http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/

 

Culture & Language

A guide to Japan and its Culture...
http://www.nihongo.org/english/


A comprehensive tourist and cultural entertainment guide to Japan
http://www.jmode.com/


Explore Japanese Gardens, Art, Culture & Food
http://www.explorejapan.com/


Convert Kanji into Romaji or Katakana for easier reading.
http://www.romaji.org/


A free Japanese audio study stream
http://www.nihongo.fm/

 

Government Sites

YES!TOKYO - Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
http://www.tcvb.or.jp/en/index_en.htm


Japan National Tourist Organization
http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/index.html


Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/culture/


Tokyo Metropolitan Government
http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/


Japanese Visa – English Phone Guide
http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/appendix2.html


Japan National Tourist Organization - Everything about Travel to Japan
http://www.japantravelinfo.com/top/index.php

 

Media

Asahi Shimbun
http://www.asahi.com/english/english.html


The Daily Yomiuri
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/


Japan Times Online
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/


Mainichi Daily
http://mdn.mainichi.jp/


Japan Today
http://www.japantoday.com/


The Japan News
http://www.thejapannews.net/


News On Japan
http://www.newsonjapan.com/

 

Transportation - Trains

English Traffic Guide – Jorudan Co. Ltd.
http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/norikae/e-norikeyin.html


Tokyo Metro – English Site
http://www.tokyometro.jp/e/index.html


JR-EAST - East Japan Railway Company
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/


JR-WEST - West Japan Railway Company
http://www.westjr.co.jp/english/global.html


KEIO Trains
http://www.keio.co.jp/english/index.html


Odakyu Electric Railway
http://www.odakyu.jp/english/


Toei Transportation Information
http://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/english/index.html

 

Travel Guides / Japan Portals

Lonely Planet – destination Tokyo
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/asia/japan/tokyo/


Outdoor Japan - Your Guide to Travel & the Outdoors
http://www.outdoorjapan.com/oj/contents/home/?language=english


Japan Travel & Living Guide
http://www.japan-guide.com/


Travel guide, information and culture
http://www.japan-zone.com/

 

Weather

Weather Channel forecast for Tokyo
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/JAXX0085


Japan Weather Association – Satelite Images and forecasts
http://micos-service.jwa.or.jp/fcst/index.html


Tropical Storm Site
http://www.solar.ifa.hawaii.edu/Tropical/tropical.html
 

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