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Forum: Hawaii
Nov 14, 12, 6:30 am
Replies: 393
Views: 81,344
Posted By smythe

2 AM to 8 AM layover in the HNL airport...

upcoming travel will include the referenced layover. do I recall correctly that there is an "hourly" in-airport hotel, the kind that gives you a tiny "room" so you can sleep for just a few hours,...
Forum: Japan
Aug 29, 11, 9:47 am
Replies: 69
Views: 8,398
Posted By smythe

Tsukiji Fish Market

is it open for business on a Saturday morning? one nite layover in Tokyo gives me a sat AM to have sushi for breakfast, just wondering if they're open for business on weekends. thanks.
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By smythe

metropol restaurant chain for PR homestyle...

metropol restaurant chain for PR homestyle cooking. very good, just like your Puerto Ruican grandma would make for you. recommend the pollo ahumado. wish I had some tonight.
Forum: Japan
Jan 24, 11, 3:41 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

just for clarification, I presume the JR Narita...

just for clarification, I presume the JR Narita Express is a straight ride from the aiport to Tokyo Station? meaning no change of train is required?
Forum: Japan
Jan 23, 11, 7:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

OK, itin set. Train to Tokyo Station, hotel is 3...

OK, itin set. Train to Tokyo Station, hotel is 3 minutes walk away at Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo. I think Imperial Palace area, Marunouchi, and Ginza rest of day Friday, Fish Market Sat morning, back to...
Forum: Japan
Jan 17, 11, 9:03 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

if I read my Tokyo guidebook correctly, it says I...

if I read my Tokyo guidebook correctly, it says I will not need any type of electrical adapters at all for plugging in laptops and other electrical devices in Tokyo, correct? very pleasant suprise...
Forum: Japan
Jan 14, 11, 2:51 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

Appreciate the comments, one and all. Dont know...

Appreciate the comments, one and all. Dont know that I have one area of interest I am focused on (shopping, museums, galleries, etc), although maybe foodie is the best primary interest I can come up...
Forum: Japan
Jan 11, 11, 7:09 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

appreciate the advice from all. very helpful. ...

appreciate the advice from all. very helpful. but regarding the city guide and map from "Time Out Tokyo", are those 2 items something I can find in the US at bookstores before I go? or is it...
Forum: Japan
Jan 10, 11, 7:32 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By smythe

Your advice for a 1 day visit to Tokyo?

I will have a chance to arrive NRT on Fri, 11 Feb, at 9 AM, and depart NRT about 3 PM, Sat, Feb 12. I have previously done the 8 hr layover trip to Narita city, and am thinking Tokyo for 1 nite this...
Aug 14, 10, 3:43 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By smythe

Better FF program - CO or DL?

I have an upcoming opportunity to make several business class flights to the western Pacific on either Delta or Continental, and anticipate using the FF miles for reward travel within the CONUS...
Aug 7, 10, 6:25 am
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By smythe

nope, not interested in associated credit cards,...

nope, not interested in associated credit cards, nor upgrades. interest is reward travel to Hawaii, Mexico, or domestic only. thanks.
Aug 4, 10, 11:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By smythe

Preferred FF program - Delta or Continental?

I have an upcoming opportunity to make several business class flights to the western Pacific on either Delta or Continental, and anticipate using the FF miles for reward travel within the CONUS...
Forum: Japan
May 6, 10, 7:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By smythe

thanks for all the info. one further question -...

thanks for all the info. one further question - my itin has me arriving at Terminal 1 and departing from terminal 2. will there be land-side lockers in Terminal 2 where I can store a bag while I...
Forum: Japan
Apr 30, 10, 6:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By smythe

thanks

appreciate the info, especially the search function. very helpful. Narita City does sound like the right choice. once I get off a train there, how hard will it be for me to figure out where I am? ...
Forum: Japan
Apr 29, 10, 8:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By smythe

I've got 8 hours to kill at NRT...

...what's the best way to put the time to good use? Itin is arrive NRT Friday, May 28, at 8:35 AM, leave NRT at 4:15 PM. Never been to Japan before (except shorter NRT layovers) so this lengthier...
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