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Mar 9, 20, 10:51 pm
Replies: 3,268
Views: 771,397
Posted By msb0b

Came here to post this. I was able to rebook the...

Came here to post this. I was able to rebook the flight I cancelled this afternoon without the change fee.
Forum: Japan
Feb 24, 20, 8:50 pm
Replies: 2,674
Views: 243,421
Posted By msb0b

The 23rd of February is Emperor Naruhito's...

The 23rd of February is Emperor Naruhito's birthday (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emperor%27s_Birthday). A public appearance was originally scheduled but cancelled due to the coronavirus...
Forum: Japan
Feb 20, 20, 12:11 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 89,066
Posted By msb0b

Given your date of arrival is just days after the...

Given your date of arrival is just days after the site launch, I would get the exchange order so the site issues will not affect you should there be any. The exchange order will be be usable through...
Forum: Japan
Feb 20, 20, 3:04 am
Replies: 718
Views: 89,066
Posted By msb0b

Japan Rail Pass will start direct online sale...

Japan Rail Pass will start direct online sale soon.

Starting in April, japanrailpass.net will be updated to advise visitors of the upcoming changes.

On June 1, Japan Rail Pass will be sold...
Forum: Japan
Dec 30, 19, 2:10 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 89,066
Posted By msb0b

Yes you can take the Hikari from Tokyo to...

Yes you can take the Hikari from Tokyo to Hiroshima usually with a change at Shin-Osaka

The timetable shows the 7:40 is a Nozomi train to Hiroshima. You can't use Japan Rail Pass on that. The 7:03...
Forum: Japan
Aug 29, 19, 5:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By msb0b

Panda Express ...

Panda Express (https://www.pandaexpress.jp/ja/userlocation)has stores in Odaiba and Kawasaki. (Obviously tongue in cheek.)
Forum: Japan
Jun 24, 19, 3:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By msb0b

The Twitter portion of the vote has closed, and...

The Twitter portion of the vote has closed, and the winner is... A

NANI?

Full Result
Forum: Japan
Jun 20, 19, 12:42 am
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By msb0b

Ministry of Finance wants you to vote for the 2020 coin design

In commemoration of the 2020 (Reiwa 2) Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Ministry of Finance will mint new designs on the 500 yen coins. Announcement in Japanese....
Forum: Japan
May 29, 19, 5:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,924
Posted By msb0b

When in Osaka, Horai pork buns are the thing to...

When in Osaka, Horai pork buns are the thing to get. It's so fragrant that it is discouraged from partaking in a train....
Forum: Japan
May 17, 19, 4:10 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,815
Posted By msb0b

Cheapest rail travel is on the Seishun 18 ticket,...

Cheapest rail travel is on the Seishun 18 ticket, which allows 5 days of unlimited ride on local trains during specific periods.

If the planets align you can accomplish the same thing as in this...
Forum: Japan
Apr 24, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By msb0b

Could have/should have named the station...

Could have/should have named the station Kachidoki Winning Time, in the same waei fashion as Takanawa Gateway.
Forum: Japan
Apr 9, 19, 9:17 pm
Forum: Japan
Apr 2, 19, 10:24 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 8,679
Posted By msb0b

To commemorate the start of the Reiwa period,...

To commemorate the start of the Reiwa period, Grand Hyatt Tokyo's Oak Door to serve Golden Giant Burger (https://www.tokyo.grand.hyatt.co.jp/restaurants/recommended/oak-door-golden-giant-burger/)...
Forum: Japan
Mar 18, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By msb0b

There are a couple of business hotels near...

There are a couple of business hotels near Hamamatsucho-Daimon stations:
Tokyu EX Inn Daimon
Hotel Mystays Hamamatsucho
Meitetsu Inn Hamamatsucho
Just to name a few.

Intercontinental is also...
Forum: Japan
Nov 26, 18, 9:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By msb0b

35 flavors of Kit Kats gift box (J)...

35 flavors of Kit Kats gift box (J) (https://www.nestle.co.jp/media/pressreleases/allpressreleases/documents/20181114_kitkat.pdf). Only sold at Kit Kat Chocolatory stores (4 in Tokyo, 3 in Osaka),...
Forum: Japan
Oct 9, 18, 1:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By msb0b

The Shin-Osaka->Hakone->Tokyo itinerary is quite...

The Shin-Osaka->Hakone->Tokyo itinerary is quite feasible; I have done it myself few years back. There are Hikari trains that stop at Hakone every two hours. Try to leave no later than noon and...
Forum: Asia
Jul 14, 18, 8:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By msb0b

???? Taiwan High Speed Rail...

???? Taiwan High Speed Rail (http://www.thsrc.com.tw) lets you make reservations online but the payment has to take place at either a station's ticket office or at a convenience store within 2 or 3...
Forum: Japan
Jul 2, 18, 3:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By msb0b

The bus+subway package contains a round trip...

The bus+subway package contains a round trip to/from Narita Airport and a subway pass card. I doubt you can convince the ticketing agent to let you use the round trip as two one way rides to the...
Forum: Asia
Jun 23, 18, 5:23 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 96,078
Posted By msb0b

There is a counter right before Terminal 2...

There is a counter right before Terminal 2 immigration that sells Chunghwa Telecom SIM cards. I think it is this spot on the map (https://www.taoyuan-airport.com/map_english.html?location=t2-2f-a-9)....
Forum: Japan
May 22, 18, 10:59 am
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By msb0b

The north and south wings are connected on the...

The north and south wings are connected on the air side. (https://www.narita-airport.jp/en/map?terminal=1&map=3)

Air Canada typically uses Sattelite 4 and Delta Sattelite 2.

IMO the more...
Forum: Japan
May 20, 18, 10:29 pm
Replies: 1,014
Views: 163,714
Posted By msb0b

The easiest transits with a connection in Tokyo...

The easiest transits with a connection in Tokyo are Narita Express to Shinagawa and change to Keikyu or Keisei Access Express with through service to Asakusa and Keikyu lines. If you want to take the...
Forum: Japan
Mar 13, 18, 2:15 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,591
Posted By msb0b

I, too, thought the third runway would be in the...

I, too, thought the third runway would be in the 3/21 heading and situated between Terminal 1 and the cargo terminals. There was a Yokobori unity hut built by the airport protestors but that was...
Forum: Japan
Feb 18, 18, 11:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By msb0b

If you zoom in on the embedded Google map in post...

If you zoom in on the embedded Google map in post #5 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) , there is a green Hoppy Street marker right by the red one. The green...
Forum: Asia
Jan 29, 18, 3:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By msb0b

Just in case your friend misses the last THSR...

Just in case your friend misses the last THSR train, the highway buses run around the clock. There are many bus operators, but I have always used Ubus when going south of Taoyuan. The ticket counter...
Forum: Japan
Nov 12, 17, 10:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By msb0b

That I don't know. If any it would be at a...

That I don't know. If any it would be at a in-facility ticket machine or a convenience stores before you board. You will not be able to charge your IC card with the on-bus fare machine according to...
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