posted on Mar, 1 2011 @ 10:49 PM
I'll be traveling to Japan in a couple of months. This is a dream i've been wanting to realize since a good 10-12 years ago. I should be going there
for three to four months and I'm wondering if anyone has some advice on traveling there :
Any suggestion of places, cities or towns to go?
Any tips on housing while I'm there?
Any tips on how to save money?
Any tips on meeting locals in Japan?
Any suggestions on what to bring to hosts?
I'm currently planning on renting an appartment while im there, apparently you can find many appartments for 70000-90000 yens a month.
I will also be doing a farming exchange thing, that should be pretty cool, picking rice in fields, weeding, shoveling cow dung, etc. It'll sure be a
change from the day to day of office working. For this type of stay, I'll be living with a host family, hence the question on what to bring to
Budget is somewhat an issue, i'd like to keep it under 900 000 yen (around 7000-7500 $ canadian), so any tips on saving money are especially