The overall ambience of Okayama City seems to have become decidedly more cosmopolitan since I lived there. And this is absolutely a positive step forward for the city. As one of the perceived “less interesting” prefectures in Japan for foreign tourists, there was plenty of evidence on show of a clear and concerted effort by the City of Okayama to engage with tourists and found out what attracts them to the area.
These tips are gleaned from many city trips where I made mistakes and suffered from it, or where I really listened to good advice about travelling and had a fantastic time.
This series is more of acquainting the newbies and first-time visitors on the conveniences available that is currently in effect with the Japanese transportation system with which even the most OCs of persons would marvel at. Read on and enjoy your stay in Japan!
To the uninitiated, Japan’s rental property market can seem like a never-ending spiral of confusion, frustration and disappointment. It doesn’t have to be that way however, and with a little bit of knowledge and some ingenuity, finding a good place to live during your extended stay here can actually be pretty straightforward.
Teaching abroad is a fantastic experience that looks great on your resume and gives you the opportunity to get paid to travel. In most cases, learning the native language of the country isn't a necessity, and job contracts can be from a few months to a few years long.
Located in the heart of Harajuku you will find a brightly colored building that has a large Harajuku inspired clock. This building your passport to Harajuku, and all things kawaii. The Moshi Moshi Box serves as a visitor’s center to one of Tokyo’s most well known areas, Harajuku.