in English - just type in the station (train or subway) that you'll be
departing from and your destination. Then, select your preferred
departure time. The site will search its database and give you a
selection of route choices based on shortest amount of elapsed
travel time, fewest connections, lowest fare, etc.
Searchable online database that includes hospitals, doctors and
clinics in the Tokyo Metropolitan area along with the language capabilities of their staff.
Search criteria include location, closest
station, medical specialty and language (English, Korean, Cantonese,
Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French,
Russian and more). The interface is very simple and easy to use.
list of English speaking doctors, dentists, pharmacies, and other
medical resources in the Tokyo Area. The list is maintained by the US
Embassy in Tokyo on their website, but you don't have to register or be
a US citizen to view it.
Garden is a small, independent yoga studio located in Motomachi,
Yokohama. We offer yoga in a supportive, fresh and friendly
environment. Our classes are designed for everyone. If you can't touch
your toes, feel you're not flexible enough or are intimidated by the
yoga you've seen, Yoga Garden is the right place for you to learn and
English OK! A unique directory that features shops, restaurants, hotels and other services that have English speaking staff and menus. There are also discount coupons, special offers and promotions.
Founded in 1949, CWAJ is
dedicated to promoting higher education through international
cooperation. Membership is open to women of all nationalities with an
interest in education, cross-cultural opportunities, and friendship.
provides foreign singers and voice actors to the top Japanese
television channels, music production houses and game developing
companies. They are currently seeking an English/Japanese bilingual intern.
A non-profit organization
focused on improving language teaching and learning in Japan and
overseas. Has nearly 3,000 members in Japan, plus members abroad. Holds
regular events, conferences, and publishes materials.
Online service that matches language teachers and students throughout
Japan. Allows teachers to register in the database for free, which is
then searched by prospective students.
A Tokyo based organization
for people involved in writing, translating, editing, teaching, and
research in Japan. Publishes a regular newsletter, holds monthly
meetings, and has an excellent collection of online articles relating
to writing and translating in Japan.
the Japan Student Services Organization, the Tokyo Japanese Language
Education Center focuses on students that what to improve their
Japanese language ability so that they can pursue studies at Japanese
universities or graduate schools.
by the Japan Foundation, the Performing Arts Network Japan
has become the focal point for English and Japanese language
information on all types of performing arts in Japan including theater,
butoh, music, and other performances.
Japan Adventures Contains the contact to many companies that provide outdoor adventures in Japan. If
you're into skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, biking, hiking, golfing,
camping, or simply taking a walk through a beautiful park, this site
will help you find who to get in touch with. Fantastic if you want to escape the crowded city for an exciting adventure in Japan.
English website on best places to hike, cycle, surf, gold and scubadiving. Includes
information on where to buy outdoor camping and sports equipment,
recommendations on accommodations and onsens, transport availability,
IT Support website for PC setup, PC repair and phone repair. Just fill
in the online application with your question or concern. Desktop, laptop and screen rentals are also available, for those truly desperate times.
websites that you might find interesting and useful-
Cheapo Japan - CheapoJapanis
a site dedicated to traveling and living in Japan, without bursting the
bank. Started by a British ex-pat who lived in Japan for many
years, this site is full of useful information about Japan. "Having
lived and traveled, many times with almost no money, we know the
best tricks. We focus on getting the most out of this wonderful
country, whether you are a backpacker, traveler, worker or student."
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