Japan 2018 – Kagawa

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 My interest for Shikoku dates from my visit at the Salon du Sake in 2017 where I’ve met a sake productor based on the island of Shodoshima. A month later my friend Japan Kudasai was visiting the island and the pictures he posted spoke for themselves and it was then settled: I…

Japan 2018 – Kantō

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 So I’ve left you in Niigata in my last article. Since I’ll be leaving in a few days it’s time I feed you up with the lasts steps of my journey. Concerning the Kanto region I’ll be staying in Tokyo only. Main reason is that I’ll have a lot of catch…

Japan 2018 – Chūbu

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 Next step of my journey is booked!! I’ll be heading to the region of Chūbu, and on the agenda I’ve prepared two ryokan (traditional inn) and two matsuri (traditional festival)! First is the Takayama’s Sannô Matsuri, then the Furukawa Matsuri in Hida and I’m pretty impatient to see them both. Since these festivals are a few days apart I…

Japan 2018 – Chūgoku & Kansai

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 Second part of my trip is booked!! I’m heading for the regions of Chūgoku and Kansai. I’m going straight from Nagasaki to Matsue via Fukuoka. Since I’ve been to Hiroshima in 2016 I’ve wanted to explore the west part of Chūgoku especially Tottori’s sand dunes and, Ine’s funaya and sake! So…

Japan 2018 – Kyūshū

🇫🇷 fr à la suite 🇬🇧 If you’re following my instagram account you may already know: I’m going back to Japan for three months next year between March and May! The first part of my itinerary is now settled and I thought it would be a good idea to keep you informed step by step of my…

Working Holiday Visa: Application

Japan is one of the few countries member of the Working Holiday Program for which you have to submit your application in person and not online. Although free of charge I had several papers to gather in order to complete my file for the embassy of Japan in Paris: a medical certificate my passport and its photocopy an…

Access to Hiroshima

Reach Hiroshima Hiroshima Airport Located outside the city, it takes about 1 hour depending on the traffic by Limousine Bus (one way 1340 ¥ [1]) to reach the city. You’ll have to drop off at the Hiroshima Bus Centre conveniently located at the heart of the city. Night Buses If leaving from Tokyo at 10pm,…

From Tokyo to Hiroshima

In light of my coming journey to Japan I had to tackle the same question every foreigner has encountered when planning his/her trip (and which I managed to avoid during my previous trip): JR Pass or not JR pass? What’s the JR Pass? The JR Pass is a train ticket created by the Japan Railway…

Visa Vacances Travail : le budget

English Afin de faire une demande de visa vacances travail, il est nécessaire de présenter un itinéraire de route comprenant les villes dans lesquelles vous comptez vous rendre, la période de séjour, les boulots que vous comptez faire et bien sûr votre budget. Quand bien même aime-t-on se dire que l’argent ne fait pas le bonheur,…