Browsing Category : RESOURCES & TIPS

IMIWA? HELP JAPANESE LEARNERS

By MARINA

I truly understand that many foreigners feel uncomfortable when they meet Kanji. Even we Japanese sometimes encounter the one we can’t recognize. On the other hand lots of tourists from overseas seem to have interests on Kanji. For you Kanji is something mysterious and cool, don’t you. Kanji is a very convenient character if you can handle. Once you can…

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HOW TO SAVE TIME WITH HELICOPTER IN JAPAN

By MARINA

Have you ever ridden in a helicopter? And are you thinking that taking a helicopter ride is a privilege only for the rich? No, no! It is the time you can have an unforgettable experience.  AirX launched ‘CodeShare’. This is the sharing service that provides helicopter transportation. This is not a chartering service, therefore passenger can purchase a one‐way ticket and a one-seat ticket. By using helicopter you can not only…

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DIVING IN KUMOMI, SHIZUOKA, JAPAN

By MARINA

As you know, Japan is a maritime state. Four seas surround its country. Therefore, we can enjoy scuba diving, and I confirm that you can find nice diving spots here.  I sometimes go to Izu peninsula. It is located to the west of Tokyo. Because of many express trains from Tokyo, I can reach destinations without difficulties. This time I visited Kumomi, the south western part…

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TOUR OPERATOR “KHONGOR EXPEDITION” IN ULAN BATOR, MONGOLIA

By MARINA

Are you plannig to go to Gobi Desert? All you need to do in order to get there and enjoy that huge desert is just joining the tour. I have an information about a good tour operator. When I went there, I used “Khongor Expedition”. They have their office near Nomin department store, one of the landmarks in Ulaanbaatar (UB). I think…

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VIETNAM LAUNCH E-VISA ON ARRIVAL

By MARINA

Thanks to visa exemption program, specified nationals(23 countries) can enter Vietnam without a visa. For those person, it may seem that eVisa system is nothing to do with them. But if you have a plan to re-enter Vietnam within 30 days from the first visit, you can’t enjoy this privileges. It means that you must get a visa for second…

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VIETNAM OFFER VISA WAIVER PROGRAM

By MARINA

As you know, tourists need to get visa to enter foreign country. Of cause there are exceptions like Visa Waiver Program of United States and free visa entry system of Indonesia, but authorization named visa is required based on the basic principles. Vietnam Government launched eVisa system on February 1, 2017. Some people may be confused and worry whether existing visa…

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JAPANESE MOFA RELEASE MANUALS FOR SAFETY MEASURE

By MARINA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MOFA) of Japan produced manual for safety measures. Through this handbook they expect that business person in foreign country can minimize risks and avoid dangers. There are some background factors in this publishment: the tragic incidents that Japanese nationals living abroad became targets of kidnapping and terrorism occured these days.   Generally speaking, these kinds of manuals are bland. And it is hard to read…

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