2005: Japan


Will be attending a conference in Kobe, Japan at the end of May. Last-minute planning, yet again…

Here are some useful websites I found (with the help of my Japanese friend).

Wednesday 18 May

It’s absolutely incredible, but I will end up spending two weeks in Japan with absolutely no planning – apart from getting a Japan Rail pass, that is – because work has been very demanding in the past week. :-(

ps. Actually, zero planning was not quite true. I had at least purchased a 14-day JR Rail Pass (voucher to exchange for a real ticket when in Japan) which will allow unlimited trips on JR facilities (including most Shinkansen or the bullet trains) over 2 weeks (consecutive days). Plus, I also got a copy of The Rough Guide to Japan before I left…

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